the conductor circle

A project of Righteous Rage Institute for Social Justice in partnership with Rose Community Foundation

session 1:

healing self and relationships

OBJECTIVE:
Build your own understanding of how race has been internalized within you, how it impacts your relationships and your work as a philanthropist.

KEY TOPICS:

  • Overview of The Conductor Circle

    • What you'll learn

    • What is Healing Justice?

    • Why do the Work?

  • Understanding Relational vs. Transactional practices

  • Healing relationships as a precursor to philanthropy

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KEY DISCUSSION QUESTIONS:

  1. How does the construct of race and class impact your identity and sense of self?

  2. What is the nature of your relationships with people of different race and class to you? How does that impact your relationships as a philanthropist with community members you intend to serve?

watch Jan 05

online recording

PODCAST 2:

Deeper dive into healing relationships & purpose of philanthropy

Conductor Circle Introduction
00:00 / 22:44
 
 

PODCAST 1:

introduction to conductor circles

Conductor Circle Introduction
00:00 / 22:44
 

session 2:

refining your sense of purpose

OBJECTIVE:
Reconnect to your “why” and develop an understanding the historical and current context for how the philanthropic systems can be in misalignment with their true purpose.

KEY TOPICS:

  • Understanding you Ikigai- your true purpose

  • Understanding the limitations of current-day
    institutional Philanthropy, and why that is

  • Alternative approaches to Philanthropy grounded in healing and liberation

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KEY DISCUSSION QUESTIONS:

  1. What does your higher self want?

  2. How can you manifest those wishes?

  3. How would your philanthropic practices need to shift to fully align with your Ikigai?

watch Jan 19

online recording

 
 

PODCAST 3:

debriefing on challenging questions about philanthropy

Conductor CIrcle Podcast E3- Courageous Conversations
00:00 / 28:44

session 3:

transforming our systems

OBJECTIVE:
Understand the role philanthropy can play in being responsible for fully resourcing community-based services, and supporting Black community members in manifesting their vision for new systems that will render the old, racist systems obsolete.

KEY TOPICS:

  • Historical context on the Black community in Denver

  • Working with community to manifest new systems

  • Resourcing community members in building new systems

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KEY DISCUSSION QUESTIONS:

  1. What is working with how foundations and donors are giving? What do we need more of?

  2. What would it look like to actually walk hand-in-hand with BIPOC leaders and community members, and invest resources in ways that lift them up rather than undercut their efforts?

  3. What commitments can we make to working in partnership with BIPOC community members
    through this Conductor Circle process?

session 3- Feb 10

online recording

 

PODCAST 4:

deeper dive into transforming our systems

Conductor Circle Podcast E4
00:00 / 40:10
 

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