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The CCF Rewind

This week, we have essays from two really awesome recurring CCF content creators, April and Yolie! They both tackle the different ways in which certain norms continue to permeate through our organizations and our sectors, often impeding progress. It’s not often as simple as dreaming it and then doing it. There are always complications along the way …   

 

The real cost of having a scarcity mindset

By April Walker

Have you ever been asked what you would do if your nonprofit had unlimited resources? It’s a big question.

April explores the various nuances of this hypothetical question and talks about how the scarcity mindset that is prevalent in our sector gets proliferated and even encouraged — and how progress on this front will not manifest merely from us ‘envisioning’ abundance, but from truly exploring just how we got to where we are in the first place. Give it a read

 

What working at a flat organization has taught me about white supremacy

By Yolanda Contreras

Most of us work in hierarchical organizations, so the idea of working in a more flat organization could seem like a dream come true, right?

Yolie’s essay cautions us that even at her pretty flat organization, white supremacy culture and white fragility still show up on a regular basis. Why is that?

Yolie explains more in her essay! Read it to learn more!  

 

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