At New England International Donors we commit to empowering persons of color in global philanthropy and beyond. We will not stand by as injustice plagues our society. Here are tools that you can use to put your commitment to action in the fight against systematic racism.
Created by filmmaker Ava DuVernay, 13th explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation's prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans. The film incorporates analysis from scholars, activists, and politicians to examine the criminalization of African-Americans and the U.S. prison boom. The documentary can be found on Netflix. For further information about the film, check out this NPR podcast with Ava DuVernay.
Across the country, communities are demanding an end to racial injustice and systems of oppression. Many donors are asking what they can do to help. This page is designed to connect donors to resources that can help them understand the issues regarding institutional racism, approaches to funding the fight against it, and giving with an equity lens.
“1619” is a New York Times audio series, hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones, that examines the long shadow of American slavery. It is an audio series on how slavery has transformed America, connecting past and present through the oldest form of storytelling. Click the link to listen to the episodes or read the transcripts. For more information about the series, visit nytimes.com/1619podcast.