As we join hands to celebrate our sacred bonds, let us work to discover how we can nurture the spirit of generosity that we need to build better understanding in our country.
Dignity is everybody’s business, but some do it much better than others. And different people and different sectors take the lead at different times. Today, we need everyone to realize that they are not only worthy of claiming dignity but also that they are expected to share it with others.
We have started the 30th anniversary year of our educational experiment. Just over a generation ago, there was no clearly defined space known as the philanthropic sector. Today, there are more than 400 programs around the country that teach about nonprofits.
An increasingly militant civic space is encroaching on the university’s ability to provide education and dignity for its community. Endangering our repositories of deeper learning and deliberation threatens all our futures. That is why the quest for knowledge and dignity must be a constant challenge that we face head-on.
Creative philanthropy in unsettled times