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Giving Season Banner 2020
From creating preserving jobs and feeding families in need during the pandemic, to addressing the migration crisis in Central America through refugee support, Fellows are involved in organizations that are offering integral support to their communities. This Giving Season, we're excited to share with you causes that are close to the hearts of ... more
Posted by Samantha Cherry on AGLN Blog Dec 18, 2020 3:55 PM EST
Spark Grants v2
The Global Inclusive Growth Partnership, a collaboration between the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and the Aspen Institute, is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the inaugural Global Inclusive Growth Spark Grants. The 2020 Grant awards $60,000 in total to four organizations led by Aspen Global Leadership Network Fellows from ... more
Posted by Victoria Scheffel on AGLN Blog Dec 7, 2020 11:25 AM EST
2020 CF
This year has had no shortage of critical challenges and has laid bare the entrenched inequities and structural barriers that communities across the world face. The McNulty Foundation and the Aspen Global Leadership Network are excited to announce the 2020 recipients of the McNulty Prize Catalyst Fund - all leaders who are fearlessly and uniquely ... more
Posted by Samantha Cherry on AGLN Blog Oct 20, 2020 7:50 PM EDT
2020 RAAF Slide - love letter
The last day of the 2020 Resnick Aspen Action Forum coincided with the anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Throughout the program, participants carefully reflected on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s call to meet “the fierce urgency of now,” and what it means to be a global citizen. Hildegard Vasquez , a Central America ... more
Posted by Victoria Scheffel on AGLN Blog Aug 29, 2020 10:49 AM EDT
2020 RAAF Plenary 3 headshots
“Justice delayed is justice denied” is an ancient legal concept, but it’s been cast in stark relief in the last few months. The new pressures of the current pandemic have heightened the reality of inequality and injustice. Systems that most of the world contently ignored have reached a breaking point—or, perhaps, a boiling point. Now is the time that ... more
Posted by Victoria Scheffel on AGLN Blog Aug 28, 2020 2:03 PM EDT