#BuildBackBetter Digital Conversations: Hard Truths—Privilege and Belonging in the Social Impact World

On August 11, 2020, we brought together four speakers to explore:

How privileged is the social impact world? What perspectives is the social impact sector excluding? How could a more meaningfully inclusive and representative sector be built?

Global Black Lives Matter protests have called us all to reflect on how we benefit from and contribute  to inequitable systems. The social impact world, for all its positive intentions to build a more just, sustainable, and equitable world, equally needs to take a hard look in the mirror—at privilege, racism, the unconscious biases we carry. We need to address a lack of diversity and inclusion among the social impact workforce, review power dynamics, and rebuild a sector that supports a more equitable recovery.

How can we #BuildBackBetter by facing and acting on hard truths about privilege and belonging in the social impact

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