Women of Color United Giving Council builds community and solidarity among BIPOC women, trans and gender non-binary people across Chicago in service of redistributing resources and providing support to organizations within the City of Chicago that serve Our Community with a priority focus on those organizations led by those in Our Community.
We are aware that alliances and networks across cultures must be built to bring about sustained cultural and economic change for women and girls who are pushed to the margins. We have created this group to address the divide between people of color that often goes overlooked in dominant discourse. We recognize that POC is a term that is contested. Members of this group understand that in order to be effective we will be pulling our intellectual and social resources as well as our financial resources together to foster a space for cross-cultural learning and solidarity. The lack of resources and historical struggles for social recognition that created tensions between minority groups are complex and deeply rooted. Our ability to band together in principled struggle is vital to the success of the future we commit to co-creating.
Anwuli Anigbo Venita Griffin Tasasha Henderson
Sheri Flanders Naomi Garcia Ausannette Garcia-Goyette Madra Guinn Jones Helen Hosupanich Rahab Kiarie Jasmine Knowles Christina Perez
June 2021 Grantees
Black Girls Break Bread
How It Works
For more information about the Giving Council, contact Eli Marsh, Director of Social and Community Impact, at 312.577.2825 or email@example.com.
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