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The Bay Area Justice Funders Network (BAJFN) is a regional network for learning and action, coordinated by Justice Funders.

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Supporting professional grantmakers in strengthening their philanthropic practice.

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We guide and support philanthropic institutions in reimagining how their organization operates as a justice funder.

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We partner with philanthropy and field practitioners to design, pilot, and scale both innovation and coordinated action that advance social movements.

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"At community foundations, donations aren’t merely placed on a conveyor belt between donors and nonprofits. Donatio… https://t.co/RKyvb9D2Ce

August 20, 2018

Last week, we wrapped up the #LiberatePhilanthropy blog series with @changecrusader's powerful call to "expand our… https://t.co/BYt7TBV1ME

August 20, 2018

It's a wrap for #LiberatePhilanthropy! Closing post by @changecrusader: "It is my belief that the first step toward… https://t.co/PrqPQzDhXk

August 17, 2018

Thank you @tylerwnickerson & @FundingChange for pushing us to "move beyond the idea that a donor’s intent is the so… https://t.co/Ri0AEKK9Hz

August 16, 2018

We are so excited to co-host and moderate the panel of amazing speakers. Please join us! https://t.co/3AaxyPndhs

August 16, 2018

What it will take to #LiberatePhilanthropy? In her closing post, @changecrusader reflects: "Coming to a place of un… https://t.co/0vz8Gqw4f2

August 16, 2018

Justice Funders is proud to have signed on. We stand in solidarity with all who are demanding the removal of the ci… https://t.co/JhtabZ8mjN

August 15, 2018

"It is incumbent upon those of us who steward and invest capital to both evaluate how we came into such a privilege… https://t.co/RBdhY2fnaz

August 15, 2018

"To do what is necessary for justice, we must decolonize the institutions that preserve the accumulation of wealth… https://t.co/nwRx3xqJjX

August 15, 2018

In her closing #LiberatePhilanthropy post, @changecrusader envisions a new collective path : "where philanthropy &… https://t.co/s0SZF6zbHu

August 14, 2018

In her closing reflections, @changecrusader shares: "Whether confronting issues of diversity and inclusion, shiftin… https://t.co/z32y6RNqKW

August 13, 2018

In this week's closing post for #LiberatePhilanthropy, Justice Funders' Executive Director, Dana Kawaoka-Chen (… https://t.co/LtWhx0F6DE

August 13, 2018

"There is no shortage of communities that have been marginalized and extracted from by our existing economic paradi… https://t.co/KLrGndGvcr

August 10, 2018

"Wealth concentration is bad for the economy...Rising inequality fuels political polarization & partisan gridlock.… https://t.co/aHynHCJwsl

August 10, 2018

This week in #LiberatePhilanthropy, @RDFoxworth asks: "Can philanthropy be liberated to possess the moral will & ur… https://t.co/C8hXiXIqV2

August 10, 2018

"The conundrum we face is that philanthropy is used to address problems caused by an economic system that engenders… https://t.co/CecGNVtzrn

August 9, 2018

"While mainstream impact investing largely maintains the status quo, restorative investing is an act of solidarity… https://t.co/peTytWeRVe

August 9, 2018

"We must collectively interrogate the very economic system that makes philanthropy possible...Is capitalism the sys… https://t.co/qiwP4pOZUY

August 8, 2018

"We must acknowledge that a smart set of billionaires, millionaires, and their largesse — whose wealth and power ar… https://t.co/if5D3qliuW

August 7, 2018

What is philanthropy's role in social change movements? @RDFoxworth of @BeALocalist explores the need to support sy… https://t.co/d9kelwAxTV

August 7, 2018

"Our economic system seems to be failing everyone but the 2,043 billionaires and 36 million millionaires in the wor… https://t.co/LZ7aiEw7Hz

August 6, 2018

"There are 2,043 billionaires in the world — How many of them have solved systemic challenges like anti-black racis… https://t.co/R16o1HC3ca

August 6, 2018
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