What will it take to win successful economic justice campaigns in the South? With many families facing chronically low wages and economic insecurity, an understanding and attention to the political economy of the South can help funders and field organizations develop successful intervention strategies.
This is a pivotal time in Native America. Opportunities are opening up as the result of improving economic standards, higher levels of educational attainment, and better health outcomes in certain regions; however, many of the challenges that have long faced our population still persist. For every major challenge and issue there are also efforts to make positive changes.
Native Voices Rising is a joint research and re-granting project of Native Americans in Philanthropy and Common...
Project Phoenix convened a group of funders from a broad range of issue perspectives (climate, civic engagement, worker rights, local economies, etc.) and a broad range of institutional types and positions (size, mission, geography, approach, level of risk-taking, etc.). We realized we often meant very different things by the terms “just transition” or “new economy” or “solidarity economy” and found it difficult to understand each others’ work and the possibilities at the intersection in a shared framework. Learn more about...