Capacity Building / Human Rights Community / Latin America / Women's Rights

In Focus: Mobilizing Resources for Human Rights in Latin America: How Funders and Grantees Can Work Together

Contributed by Tamara Pels-Idrobo Tapia, Programme Associate for Latin America and the Caribbean, Mama Cash; Antonia Orr, Former Head of Development, Semillas; and Semillas staff – Helping grantees build and expand their resource mobilization skills is essential to their long-term sustainability and to stronger social justice movements overall. In many Latin American countries, domestic resources … Continue reading

Children and Youth / Disability Rights / Mobile Media

In Focus: Storytelling and Social Change: How Stories Help Advance Human Rights

Contributed by Paul VanDeCarr, Managing Director, Working Narratives, and Brett Davidson, Director, Health Media Initiative, Open Society Foundations Public Health Program- The following excerpts are drawn from “Storytelling and Social Change: A Strategy Guide for Grantmakers,” written by Paul VanDeCarr for Working Narratives. Child soldiers in Burma. Elder abuse in the United States. Discrimination against … Continue reading