Everybody’s Movement; Environmental Justice And Climate Change

Tides co-hosts panel at Bioneers on October 16

The first time I attended Bioneers in 2002, I wept.  Full of tantalizing ideas, nourishment and insights delivered by outstanding "movement" heavies, conversations with new colleagues also doing "the work," and floating with inspiration and aspiration, I was overcome by a sense of how much human excellence and spirit had been drawn together under one roof in service to Mother Earth, Father Sky, and the Ocean of All Our Ancestors. What touched me so deeply was how...

The Elephant in the Room: Racism

This post is from Philanthropy411, which is currently covering the Fall Conference for Community Foundations conference with the help of a blog team. This is a guest post by China Brotsky, Senior Vice-President at Tides.

The most compelling session I have attended so far was "Innovating to Make and Keep Equity and Diversity as a Priority," organized by James Head from the San Francisco Foundation and the Race & Equity in Philanthropy Group. What moved me was the straight talk about the elephant of racism in so many...

One Nation Working Together: March With Us

This is a guest post by Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO of Green For All. See the video of her stirring presentation on engaging community at Tides Momentum 2009 Leadership Conference.

On October 2, something special is going to happen. Everyday Americans from all walks of life will come together to take a step past the divisiveness that has plagued our country and towards a tomorrow built on a shared vision of prosperity. It is the One Nation Working Together march, and I hope you will be a part of it. Tides is...

Join Tides Next Week in Charlotte

Tides is pleased to participate in the 2010 Community Foundations Fall Conference in Charlotte, NC.  Be sure to check out one of two sessions where Tides will present on innovative shared space and services for nonprofits, and stop by Exhibit hall Booth #401 to say hello!  We hope to see you in Charlotte....

How to Develop and Support Leadership that Contributes to Racial Justice

One of Tides’ fiscally sponsored projects, Leadership Learning Community , just released a report that is relevant to those of us in the nonprofit sector and beyond. The report presents key methods and recommendations on how leadership programs can help solve racial inequalities in communities across the country....