(September 11, 2020) Working from home has thrown a wrench into the code-switching so many Black people have to engage in to manage even the most supportive work environments. Laura Morgan Roberts is global scholar. Having written widely on strength-based professional development, and workplace equity and inclusion, she knows workplace culture and specific words for it. … [Read more...] about Working from home while Black
(September 9) A U.S. donor is suing software giant Blackbaud after receiving notices from two of the charities affected by a recent Blackbaud data breach where it had to pay cyber attackers a ransom to regain control of their NetCommunity and RaisersEdge platforms, The NonProfit Times is reporting in Blackbaud Faces Class Action Lawsuit After Data Breach. “The … [Read more...] about Blackbaud Data Breach: U.S. Donor Sues, could the same happen in Canada?
(September 8) In its Gifts Round-up on September 8, The Chronicle of Philanthropy reported, without irony or context that Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Donate $300 Million for Voting Security. The pledged gift will come from the Chan Zuckerberg Donor Advised Fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation, $250 million of it will provide grants to local election … [Read more...] about Mark Zuckerberg makes a $300 million donation to shore up an electoral system he helped demolish
(August 27, 2020) According to a statement it released in solidarity with the family, the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is calling for a “fair, independent and open investigation that answers questions about the circumstances surrounding Regis Korchinski-Paquet’s death, including the police’s role and conduct at the scene.” Yesterday, Ontario's Special … [Read more...] about LEAF expresses solidarity with the family of Regis Korchinski-Paquet
(July 23, 2020) Anthony Romero has been the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union since 2001, having come to his post seven days before 9/11. In recently penned an article for The Chronicle of Philanthropy to address the spending issues raised by the "$2 billion in racial equity pledges and commitments since May 25, 2020," as reported byThe Associated … [Read more...] about Money for Justice: ACLU leader talks about equity expenditure