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02/24/2017 at 15:23. Facebook
WATCH: What's the future of work? General Assembly hosted a Facebook live last night featuring Ford Foundation's Doug Wood, program officer for Youth, Opportunity, and Learning.
Ford Foundation
02/23/2017 at 23:06. Facebook
#InequalityIs a threat to progress, opportunity, and democracy. Economic inequality, racial inequality, gender inequality, and other forms—these are all related, and we must challenge them together.

Here's how: [ Fordfoundation.org Link ]
Ford Foundation
02/23/2017 at 15:32. Facebook
We've come this far together. And that's how we'll meet the challenges ahead. #WeAreAmerica
Ford Foundation
02/21/2017 at 21:35. Facebook
Indigenous peoples occupy 65% of the world's land, yet they only have land rights to 18%. This is a troubling gap.

*Data from grantee, Rights and Resources Initiative.
Ford Foundation
02/21/2017 at 15:22. Facebook
The Ford Foundation-supported Communitas coalition proved how a strong global partnership between the UN, government, and civil society can work together to build a more sustainable future.

Strong partnerships for a sustainable future: The legacy of the Communitas Coalition

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#Job alert: We're looking for technologists to join our grant-making teams in New York City.

Apply to be a Ford Foundation Tech Fellow by March 10: [ Forms.fm Link ]
We're very excited to announce Bryan Stevenson, founder of Equal Justice Initiative, as the newest member of the Ford Foundation board. We look forward to Bryan's leadership in shaping the foundation's work ahead.

More: [ Fordfoundation.org Link ]
Violence and mass incarceration in the United States are inextricably connected. In its new report, Common Justice says that four principles should guide policies and practices that aim to reduce violence: They should be survivor-centered, based on accountability, safety-driven, and racially equitable.

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#InequalityIs a threat to progress, opportunity, and democracy. Economic inequality, racial inequality, gender inequality, and other forms—these are all related, and we must challenge them together.

Here's how: [ Fordfoundation.org Link ]
LISTEN: "The key to understanding this moment in American history is empathy." -- Ford Foundation President Darren Walker

The social justice advocate with an $11 billion budget to spend

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Get excited! Big investments are coming to the places we live, work, and play. We’re proud to work with SPARCC to support six innovative cities and regions across the US in their efforts to ensure that people benefit from new infrastructure investments. Check out these innovators and what they’re doing to make sure #WeAllThrive

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Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first American Hijabi to compete in the Olympics, challenges stereotypes. Watch the latest episode of the Ford Foundation-funded docuseries, The Secret Life of Muslims.
Listen: The latest 'Ways and Means' podcast discusses compounding forces of inequality and why bootstrapping it isn't enough to succeed.

S2 Episode 5: Bootstraps and Silver Spoons

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Here's how we're helping artists and filmmakers increase the impact of their work.

Sundance 2017: Celebrating films that help us understand today’s world

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Tom Ford Fellow Hannah Meropol reflects on what's next after the Women's March.

After the global women’s marches, how do we turn a moment into a movement?

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We want technologists to join our grant-making teams. Our Tech Fellow Morgan Hargrave explains why.

Technologists for social justice: Why Ford is hiring more tech fellows

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‪What can investors do to diversify the tech talent pool? Open Mic lays out how in the "Breaking the Mold" report: [ Bit.ly Link ] #techinvesting‬

BREAKING THE MOLD - Investing in Racial Diversity in Tech

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Why is inequality growing and the American Dream getting harder to believe? More: InequalityIs.org #InequalityIs
Individuals tell their stories about poverty and inequality in WNYC's "Busted: America's Poverty Myths" series. Listen to episode one which talks about welfare in the Appalachia region.

#1: The Poverty Tour

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Ford Foundation's South Africa Director Nikki Naylor reminds us that philanthropy happens horizontally too -- between people and communities.

Philanthrophy Needs To Stop Being About Rich People

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