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Studies show that the percentage of people of color in the executive director/CEO role has remained under 20% for the past 15 years, even as the country becomes more diverse. For women of color, the combination of race and gender biases create...
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Tipping Points: Philanthropy's Role in Changing the Narrative of Power

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We Exist: Mapping LGBTQ Organizing in West Africa

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Why We Can’t Wait: Lessons from Listening to Girls of Color

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If we listened to girls and young women of color, what would they tell us? To find out, African American Policy Forum (AAPF), in partnership with local organizations, is hosting town hall hearings in cities throughout the country allowing community...