President Of The Akonadi
Lateefah Simon is president of the Akonadi Foundation.
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OpinionOne year after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, grant makers need a much more powerful response to the continuing spread of right-wing extremism. That should include more direct funding of political organizations and candidates — and a less exclusive focus on organizations with charity status.
OpinionTwo foundations take different approaches to correct the power imbalance between philanthropy and the people they serve by ensuring that their hiring, board recruitment, and grant making reflect their values and beliefs.