This is a democracy, and what we do with tax dollars is a mirror of community values, and right now the values say that we don’t care if a lot of people are homeless, and we don’t care that a lot of people are hungry, particularly children, which is now 20 percent of those living below poverty, and we don’t care that a handful of people have massive amounts of money while the vast majority don’t have nearly enough.Click here to read the full interview.
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Reimagining the common good
Several weeks ago, Kim Klein was interviewed by Timothy Harris, Executive Director of Real Change for their newsletter. I thought I’d re-post the link here today since it captures so well why this work is important to nonprofits and why fundraising for our organizations is no longer enough.