Organizations to follow, who take a critical approach to development and work outside traditional approaches. Many confront racism within international development practices.
African Feminism. AfricanFeminism (AF) is a pan-African feminists digital space exploring African Feminisms through lived experiences.
No White Saviors. NWS is an advocacy campaign based in Kampala, Uganda that focuses on fostering change in the development and aid sector towards a more equitable & anti-racist direction.
PopWorks Africa. PopWorks is a collective of international development professionals that conducts training programs on sexual and reproductive health, economic empowerment, feminism, policy, communications and advocacy. PopWorks Africa offers several learning platforms on decolonizing international development.
AWID. AWID is a global, feminist, membership, movement-support organization working to achieve gender justice and women's human rights worldwide.
FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund. FRIDA provides young leaders around the world with the resources they need to amplify their voices and bring attention to their work, and the support, flexibility and network to keep their vision and influence alive.
CREA. CREA builds feminist leadership, advances women’s rights, and expands sexual and reproductive freedoms.
Thousand Currents. Thousand Currents partners with grassroots groups and movements led by women, youth, and Indigenous Peoples in the Global South that are creating lasting solutions to our shared global challenges.
How Matters: Changing the Narrative Weaving #ShiftThePower throughout the #GlobalDev Sector (4-part webinar series)
Malaka Gharib: What Do African Aid Recipients Think Of Charity Ads? Published on NPR’s Goats and Soda. (29 November 2018)
Tema Okun: White supremacy work culture
Vanessa Douyon: 50 Actions Your Org Can Take After Posting About BLM
Rachel Cargle and The Great Unlearn: Template for holding your employer accountable for racial justice.
Fanta Traore: Letter to employers about police brutality.
Shenequa Golding: Maintaining professionalism in the age of black death is… a lot. Published on the Medium.
Lauren Reese. Beyond lip service: Tackling racism in your development organization. Published in The New Humanitarian.
Hannah Ryder: A Blueprint for Black Lives Matter in the Development Sector. (29 June 2020)