JUST PHILANTHROPY

What is “advocacy”?

“Advocacy” is from Latin, meaning to give voice to a cause that it might progress and succeed. The practice of advocacy has recently gained legitimacy and momentum as a strategy for promoting social change.  Wikipedia […]

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

A Pointed Attack On Inequity

“Throughout the history of the United States, public officials have used the rule of law to deny equal opportunities to African Americans.” Strong language, almost shocking in its clarity.  It’s how Elaine Gross of ERASE […]

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Social Justice

Some of you have asked what is meant by social justice.  I’m challenged to define it, as is everyone else who ventures into this arena.  The term social justice is a hot one, drawing anger […]