Announcing Sabbatical Leadership Awardees
We‘re thrilled to announce $1.37M in sabbatical and respite grants to support 32 BIPOC leaders and their nonprofit organizations in healing and renewal. Sabbaticals are vital for our individual and collective wellness.
How We Make Change
An Affirming Space for BIPOC Leaders
As Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, we are holding the communal weight of systems of oppression on our people and our ancestors. In coming together, we validate each other in authentic ways — fortifying ourselves and our organizations.
Calling In Philanthropy and Other Allies
It‘s no secret philanthropy has been based on a decidedly unfair power dynamic. At the BIPOC ED Coalition, we are calling in philanthropic partners and other allies to reimagine your roles and commit to working with BIPOC-led organizations in more powerful ways.
- Sabbatical Spotlight: Norine Hill, Mother Nationby Dagny Chika Washington first appeared in Norine Hill’s consciousness in a dream. She was standing on a rocky cliff that she didn’t yet know was Cape Flattery, overlooking a large body of water that she didn’t yet know was the Pacific Ocean. Standing next to Norine was an Elder, who looked at the water, then looked back at Norine, and said, “You’re ready, you’re protected, you’re free to go”. Norine leaped off the cliff and into the ocean. Norine Hill is a Native woman of the Oneida Nation of the Thames Tribe. She spent her early years in Detroit,…
- Meditation Session with Victoria SantosFebruary 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
In these sessions, we will cultivate healing and awareness through a gentle, body-centered meditative approach. Victoria encourages warm compassion toward ourselves as we sense into our direct mind/body experience and explore our somatic…