Blogs & Writing

Sparking Hope in Challenging Times

Here at BMP, we are immensely grateful to the individuals, organizations, and networks that have supported, engaged with, and sustained our work throughout this difficult year. At a time of despair and division, we have witnessed nonprofit organizations and...

Webinar Recap – Women of Color in Philanthropy: Centering Community and Advancing Equity in New Mexico

Quick Access: Recording & Transcript Last week the Building Movement Project held a conversation with four women of color working in philanthropy in New Mexico, moderated by our New Mexico-based consultant, Alicia Lueras Maldonado. We were joined by Michelle...

Racialized Transitions and Glass Cliffs

Written by Sean Thomas-Breitfeld (Co-Director) The Building Movement Project’s latest report – Making (Or Taking) Space – sheds light on the added challenges involved in executive transitions where a person of color is taking over leadership from a white...

OPEN CALL: Race Equity Assessment Beta Testers

BMP has been working for the past two years on a race equity assessment to help nonprofits develop key competencies to make their workplaces more racially equitable. In our next stage of developing and refining the assessment, we are...

Teaching Beyond 9/11: Lessons for Solidarity and Justice

Written by Kitty Hu (Communications and Programs Assistant) For many young people in K-20 classrooms today, 9/11 is a day frozen in time, but we must recognize it is part of a longer historical trajectory that continues to impact...

Support Native Leaders, Organizations, and Communities On and Beyond Indigenous People’s Day

Written by Catherine Foley (Communications, Programs, and Operations Associate) Next Monday, October 11th marks Indigenous People’s Day, which commemorates, honors, and celebrates the history and culture of Native American peoples. Choosing to...