In writing my forthcoming book Decolonizing Wealth (coming October 16, 2018), I had the honor and the pleasure of interviewing dozens of leaders from foundations, community organizations, and financial institutions. I asked them to speak candidly about the dynamics of race and power that they...

There’s a spiritual reality and the metaphysical reality, the mundane, a foundation reality, all these realities that come together within and around us. How can they come together, so that we’re not busted open, split, torn apart or devoured by one or the other?...

“Restoration is a powerful antidote to despair. Restoration offers concrete means by which humans can once again enter into positive, creative relationship with the more-than-human world, meeting responsibilities that are simultaneously material and spiritual.”...

In writing my forthcoming book Decolonizing Wealth (coming October 16, 2018), I interviewed dozens of leaders from foundations, community organizations, and financial institutions about the dynamics of race and power they encounter in working with money. I also asked them to share ideas for how to decolonize...

“The most radical action a white person can take is to acknowledge this denied privilege, to say ‘Yes, you’re right. In our institutional structures, and in deep psychological structures, our underlying assumption is that our lives are worth more than yours.’”...

The following is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, Decolonizing Wealth (release date October 16, 2018 with Berrett-Koehler Publishers.) The book offers not just a provocative analysis of the dysfunctional colonial dynamics at play in philanthropy and finance, but also a potential road to transformation...