One Year Later: People-of-Color Led Nonprofits and the Pandemic

Hosted by Philanthropy New York This March, we mark the one year anniversary of the shutdown in New York City and other parts of the country. Over the past year, nonprofits led by people of color have been at the frontlines of the pandemic, providing vital services, advocating for comprehensive benefits, and securing financial resources. […]

Webinar Recap – Looking Back, Looking Forward: Nonprofit Leaders of Color on COVID-19, Equity, and Justice

In March, the Building Movement Project hosted a national webinar to explore the ongoing effects of the pandemic and structural racism on nonprofits. Jorge Gutierrez (Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement), Laura Harris (Americans for Indian Opportunity), Angela Lang (Black Leaders Organizing for Communities in Milwaukee), and Shaw San Liu (Chinese Progressive Association in San Francisco) joined […]

ONE YEAR LATER: New Mexico, COVID-19, and Leaders of Color

Join the Building Movement Project for a webinar to reconnect with New Mexico leaders of color and hold a discussion on how, one year later, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact their work and communities. Moderator: Alicia Lueras Maldonado, President & CEO of Atlixco Productions, LLC; Consultant at BMP Panelists: • Johana Bencomo, Director of […]

What’s Ahead for US Nonprofits: One Year of COVID, the Stimulus Bill, and More

Written by Catherine Foley (Communications and Operations Associate) It’s been one year since the start of the COVID-19 lockdowns in the United States. The individual and collective trauma, grief, and fatigue caused by the pandemic have been exacerbated by ongoing anti-Black racism, the economic downturn, and increasing environmental disasters. While the devastation of this series […]

Support, Invest, and Engage: A Resource List for Non-Black People in Nonprofits and Philanthropy

Written by Catherine Foley (Communications and Operations Associate) This Black History Month should be different. After enduring months of overlapping crises, from the COVID-19 pandemic and its disproportionate impact on communities of color to the uprisings against anti-Black racism and police brutality to the White supremacist insurrection just a few weeks ago, it’s beyond time […]

Webinar Recap: Nonprofit Leaders of Color Confront COVID-19 & Structural Racism

Last week, the Building Movement Project hosted a webinar on the release of our newest report On the Frontlines: Nonprofits Led by People of Color Confront COVID-19 and Structural Racism. We presented the data, key findings, and recommendations for the nonprofit sector, philanthropy, and for systemic and policy changes. We also heard from three nonprofit leaders […]

Webinar Recap: New Mexico and the Effects of COVID-19 on Leaders of Color

As part of the research for BMP’s recently released On the Frontlines: Nonprofits Led by People of Color Confront COVID-19 and Structural Racism, we conducted several interviews with leaders of nonprofit organizations based in New Mexico. Given our long-standing relationships with groups in the state and the particular impacts of COVID-19 and the uprisings against anti-Black […]

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