Join Vanessa Thomas, DWP’s Director of Global Programs, for this special UK event from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation:
Taking account of philanthropy’s extractive past – a reparative future
The origins of many philanthropic endowments have roots in practices that caused deep suffering, and have left a legacy of enduring harms. Today’s foundations, as the financial beneficiaries of their forbears’ past actions, have an obligation to repair these impacts. The importance of acknowledging how wealth has been accumulated and reimagining philanthropy through a reparatory lens as a result.