Universal Representation: Behind a Public-Private Partnership Effort to Defend Immigrants

Universal Representation: Behind a Public-Private Partnership Effort to Defend Immigrants

Providing vulnerable immigrants with legal representation dramatically decreases their chances of deportation. With the support of top funders, the Vera Institute’s Safety and Fairness for Everyone Network cultivates local jurisdictions to make that a reality in more places.

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At Surdna, Don Chen Looks to Helm a Social Justice Funder That "Punches Above Its Weight"

At Surdna, Don Chen Looks to Helm a Social Justice Funder That "Punches Above Its Weight"

As a prominent smart growth advocate and program director at Ford, Don Chen worked alongside Surdna as it evolved into an influential social justice funder. We talk to Chen about his future role leading it into its next phase.

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Think Systemically, Act Locally: Who's Backing This Push to Build Community Wealth?

Think Systemically, Act Locally: Who's Backing This Push to Build Community Wealth?

The Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) believes that supporting fair local economies means questioning the larger status quo. Which funders are behind its approach? 

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