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Businesses Unite Against Discrimination

| by Matt Foreman in Gay & Lesbian Rights

Open to All Campaign Signs Up 4,000 Businesses—and Counting

Leading companies and businesses of all sizes join forces against discrimination and say their doors are open to everyone on equal terms.

An overwhelming majority of Americans believe discrimination is wrong. They understand that our nation, our communities, and our organizations are stronger when we respect the human dignity of all people, and when e…

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Lessons from Orange County

Boosting Civic Participation

The success of a cross-issue collaborative in the county highlights lessons for philanthropy about boosting community organizing, voting, and leadership development.

There is a powerful and promising trend under way in cities and counties throughout California. People and organizations are coming together across traditional dividing lines to build power in communities that don’t…

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Resource Leaders

| by Jeanne Bell in Fundraising

Fellowship Program Elevates Leadership of Social Justice Fundraisers

Jeanne Bell shares how this fellowship of the Rockwood Leadership Institute is specifically focusing on supporting social justice development leaders.

This piece by Jeanne Bell was originally published in the Nonprofit Quarterly. In any type of nonprofit organization, development staff face a set of dynamics and challenges unique to their role in an organi…

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Rethinking Social Justice Grantmaking

| by Cathy Cha

Cathy Cha on Philanthropy and the Power of Partnership

The Haas, Jr. Fund’s new president talks with Philanthropy News Digest about breaking down silos, advancing equity and diversity, and working together to strengthen democracy.

This piece was originally published in Philanthropy News Digest. Cathy Cha, who officially stepped into the role of president of the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund in January, has long worked to advance new mod…

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Cathy Cha

Welcoming the Fund’s New President

| by Walter J. Haas

Cathy Cha brings a record of collaborative results and a passion for fairness and justice to her new role.

In a letter to partners and colleagues, the Fund’s Board of Directors praises Cha as an innovator and a powerful champion for families and communities.

We are delighted to announce that we have named Cathy Cha President of the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund. Over the past two years, Cathy has served as the Fund’s Vice President of Programs during a planned leader…

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