Tobacco: A Human Rights
and Health Crisis

Webinar: July 28, 2016

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Learning Visit to Jordan:
Strategies to Address Forced Migration

October 18-20, 2016

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Advancing Human Rights:
New Research on Global Foundation Grantmaking
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This In Focus article was contributed by Jenna Capeci, Deputy Director for the International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG).

In the world of philanthropy, it’s easy to get a meeting but hard to get the unvarnished truth.

For this reason, my favorite moments in my decade as a grantmaker were when the walls came down—when I found myself having honest exchanges with grantees who didn’t see eye-to-eye with our funding strategy or who made themselves vulnerable by sharing an uncomfortable reality.

This In Focus article was contributed by Rachel Humphrey, Program Director for the Bay Area Justice Network (BAJFN). 

Given that philanthropy wants to bring about change in the world, how is it that instigating and sustaining change in our own work is so challenging for our field?

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