January 20, 2016 | Category: Blog, Resources | Author:

Weekly roundup: #InequalityIs, women peacemakers, more

Artist Hank Willis Thomas says, in the video above, that art can help us see inequality and change our own perspectives; it’s one of a series of short videos the Ford Foundation is making about people’s perspectives on inequality, the foundation’s major programmatic focus. The hashtag for the effort is #InequalityIs.

Heroes Narrative offers translation fund: The Heroes Narrative is offering a total of $5000 to nonprofit groups in Washington State to translate their communications materials into languages other than English. Learn more about how to apply.

Nobel Women’s Initiative has “16 Days of Activism” against gender violence, featuring stories of women peacemakers, from places as varied as USA, South Sudan, Syria, Colombia, and Israel. These short portraits communicate what’s unique about each woman, while at the same time communicating a feeling of global women’s solidarity.

Hatch for Good, the Rockefeller Foundation tool on social-good storytelling, has left the “beta” phase and has officially launched. Check out its story-strategy development tool and blog posts on storytelling-for-good topics.