March 5, 2014 - Mayor Mike McGinn has joined the Board of Directors of Social Justice Fund NW to continue working for progressive social change. McGinn says, "I'm excited about Social Justice Fund's innovative process that engages people from all backgrounds as philanthropists and grantmakers.”
Our Gender Justice Giving Project will allow our grantees to frame their work in a more holistic way and will help us deepen our understanding of how transformative, cross-identity movements are built. Learn more about the Gender Justice Giving Project here
Last month, Social Justice Fund NW celebrated 35 years of social justice philanthropy at our Annual Dinner Celebration “The Change We’re Making” where 300 activists, organizers, and social justice philanthropists across Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming came together to honor the work of our grantees and to recognize our role in building a sustainable movement to fund social change.
This year has presented a significant opportunity for the immigrant rights movement. The national conversation on Comprehesive Immigration Reform shed a spotlight on immigrant rights and the momentum of the movement has grown stronger.