Issue: Economic Inequality

Funders in the United States have long supported media related to issues of economic inequality and resilience. In addition to investing in efforts to eradicate poverty, funders are investing in initiatives to revitalize communities that have been destroyed by economic distress, often using media to shine a light on the devastation and offer new solutions. This Issue section provides a single point of entry to explore all of the related content on our site — from events to analysis, media examples to posts. Explore the big picture or select a tab for specific types of content.

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Impact

SF Homelessness Project storms media with solutions

News

DNCinPHL: Funders and nonprofit news on the scene

Editor’s note: This piece was updated on Aug. 5, 2016, to include DNC contributions by graphic journalist and VR/AR expert Dan Archer, the Youth News Team, and the NoVo Foundation.

This week’s Democratic Convention is taking place in our hometown. So, we’re reporting from both inside and outside the event on how nonprofit outlets and their funders are addressing issues at the center of this highly contested election.

Here are some initial observations; we’ll be updating this as we go.  Many thanks to our partners at LinkTV for securing us a pair of press passes—follow their conference coverage here.

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Media

#InequalityIs

What is it: A campaign launched by Ford in late January that seeks to raise awareness about inequality in all its forms and what can be done about it. Ford asked people on social media one question: Finish this sentence: Inequality is…

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Impact

Making Partnerships Work: How a Team of 50+ International Reporters Investigated and Exposed the World Bank

Media

CareForce – Domestic Worker App and Public Art

Produced by Studio REV- in collaboration with the National Domestic Workers Alliance, The Domestic Worker App is a public art + know-your-rights resource accessible by any kind of cell phone. Read more

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