Five essential lessons from Future of Good’s Black Leadership in Social Impact Summit

Accept discomfort, promote Black leadership, and get ready to talk solutions

Why It Matters

Plenty of social impact organizations understand the need to combat racism, but few of them actively dismantle their own racist cultures, structures, and programs. Social impact organizations who fail to do so will lose credibility among Black professionals and clients, as well as their allies.

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