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Board co-chair Jennifer Jordan writes powerful op-ed about Giving Projects for the Philadelphia Inquirer

Jennifer Jordan, co-chair of the board of Bread & Roses Community Fund, just published an op-ed in The Philadelphia Inquirer exploring how Giving Projects transform the conventional wisdom in philanthropy.

Jennifer Jordan (right, front) practices fundraising pitches with her Giving Project group.

She writes: “In the fall of 2017, on the heels of the white supremacist Charlottesville rally and other unsettling displays of anti-black vitriol, Bread & Roses convened a Giving Project to raise money for black-led, black-centered organizing here in Philly. I signed up and the experience transformed me.”

Read the full article: Philanthropy fails in its approach to inequality. Here’s a way to change it.