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Climbing The Second Mountain

A recommended reading by Trustee, Bill Ebel. David Brooks, one of the nation’s leading writers and commentators, is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times and appears regularly on the PBS NewsHour and Meet the Press. His latest book, The Second Mountain, explores the four ways individuals define a life of meaning and

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Addressing Race and Equity in Nonprofits, Philanthropy

The Albuquerque Community Foundation and the United Way of Central New Mexico recognize while we have strengthened our commitments to building diverse, equitable and inclusive practices in our organizations, we see the need to conduct this work more intentionally and broadly in our c

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COVID-19 and Inequality

The coronavirus pandemic put into stark relief underlying problems in our society: income inequality, racial inequities and a healthcare system ill equipped to deal with a sudden influx of very sick patients. These challenges, coupled with continued business shutdowns and loss of confiden

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Decolonizing Wealth to Restore Balance

Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance by Edgar Villanueva, could not be timelier. In the intense spotlight on our society’s overt and systemic racism after the death of George Floyd, the 2018 bestselling book offers hopeful and compelling alternative