Purity culture is a form of supremacy and oppression — controlling and dictating how people express themselves, causing anguish and keeping us from our best work. Michelle and Lorraine Nibut talk about the many ways purity culture holds us down — and what we can do to fight back against it!
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The Ethical Rainmaker: Why white people have a hard time being real, ft. Fleur Larsen
We could have sector wide transformation if white women could center and hold a clear commitment to racial equity. So what does that look like? Fleur breaks down some nonsense with ownership and responsibility in four calls to action.
The Ethical Rainmaker: Patagonia did WHAT? ft. Andy King
What’s up with the controversies around Patagonia’s generosity? Michelle is discussing shock tactics, wealth hoarding, trust issues and more, with “The UK’s most influential fundraiser,” Andy King!
The Ethical Rainmaker: Are we even evaluating what matters? ft. Dr. Marcia Coné
In a world where tech money wants us to quantify our work, what is truly meaningful and how do we change? Michelle talks with Marcia about Equitable Evaluation Framework and how our practices are so wrong and how to do better.
The Ethical Rainmaker: Shame On You and Guilt Too ft. Dr. Anu Taranath
Michelle and Anu, author of Oprah-loved book Beyond Guilt Trips, build analysis through a lens of travel ethics and what it means to truly move forward.
The Ethical Rainmaker: Is ‘Impact Investing’ Just About Stroking Egos? w/ Bob Osborne
Michelle and The Osborne Group’s Bob Osborne discuss their experiences and analysis of ‘incubators for social impact projects’!
The Ethical Rainmaker: How do you keep everyone happy? Creating culture change ft Rickesh Lakhani
Michelle sits with Rickesh Lakhani and discusses what it takes to build a beautiful workplace culture.
The Ethical Rainmaker: Is Community-Centric Fundraising Still Working Two Years Later? ft Rachel D’Souza Siebert and Henry Ramos
Michelle sits with Rachel D’Souza Siebert and Henry Ramos to discuss where CCF is at today… and why it’s making itself at home because it’s here to stay.
The Drizzle: Emotions That Sabotage Getting Money
In the third episode of the Drizzle Miniseries, The Ethical Rainmaker host Michelle talks with Stacy Nguyen about the emotions that can sabotage us when it comes to money! They discuss the impact of our personal narratives and family of origin stories — and how all of that shows up in how we run nonprofits and fundraising.
The Drizzle: Three Mistakes I’ve Made As a Fundraiser
In the second episode of the Drizzle Miniseries, The Ethical Rainmaker host Michelle shares the three biggest mistakes she made as an in-house fundraiser, including themes on event extortion, process predicaments, and burn out blessings.