This Thursday is the first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
Many in Canada’s social impact sector will have the day off, with time to reflect and learn about what reconciliation means in their lives and work. With that in mind, Future of Good asked 10 leaders working in reconciliation and decolonization for questions they’d suggest their settler peers spend the day asking themselves. Here’s what they told us.
On transferring power
“How are you giving up/transferring power to Indigenous youth, Nations, and organizations within your work?” asks Justin Wiebe, a partner at the Mastercard Foundation who works on supporting Indigenous youth and students.
And Alejandro Mayoral Banos offers some difficult questions to gauge whether you’re genuinely ready for that transfer of power. “What does it mean to b
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