We may have developed our current shared leadership model as much from happenstance and opportunity as we have from any specific plan, but over a year and a half into this work, we’re taking a moment to reflect.
In our time of climate emergency and growing efforts to erode democratic relationships and information ecosystems, perspectives around equity, enjoyment and care help us reimagine futures that nurture and regenerate relationships and natural ecosystems.
We’re looking for a Resilient IT Infrastructures Associate to support our work.
The amount of data available about almost anything is growing, but if it’s not collected, processed and used in thoughtful and critical ways, the data increases risk of harm – especially to marginalised communities. Today we are launching a pilot of our new cohort learning programme: a collaborative course aimed to equip social justice leaders […]
Nearing the end of what was the original end-date of our strategy, we’ve made the decision to extend it for another year, to the end of 2023. More than ever, we need to continue building this strong, resilient and well-networked movement of social justice activists.
In the past days, Colombia has seen a rapid increase of pushback against civil society, as people took to the streets to protest against tax reforms proposed by the current government. In response to the violent repression of the current social mobilisations in the country, we are offering dedicated light-touch support to activists, organisations and […]
We spoke with Ledys Sanjuan, Advocacy, Communications & Tech Manager at the FRIDA Fund.
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In the context of increasing rates and sophistication of attacks from state and non-state actors, organisational security (orgsec) practitioners offer essential support for many civil society organisations and communities. However, these practitioners are often working independently, without the security and opportunities for learning and development that working for an organisation can provide. As such, practitioner […]
A few months ago we launched a new project to test assumptions, iterate on approaches and measure impact. Here are some lessons we’re learning!
Lee este post en español. In Latin America–as we see elsewhere–the individuals, groups and organisations that make up civil society are faced with limited time and resources to carry out their work and reflect on their learning. Many operate in challenging and ever-changing contexts that often move away from transparency, accountability and democracy due to […]
Earlier this year, we kicked off a project dedicated to understanding how the organisational security community is growing and what ways there are to support that growth, partnering with Internews. Through this project, we hope to highlight findings that are especially valuable for at-risk organisations and to contribute to knowledge around impact measurement in this […]
We’ve implemented two security audits in South America to support emerging organisations that are using civic technology to advance social justice. Here, we share some insights developed over the course of this work, and explore how we will put these learnings to use in the future.
Approaches to co-creating solutions using data to track, expose and combat harmful political influence.
In the past few years, Latin America has been hit hard with corruption scandals.The alarming Lava Jato scandal revealed how companies used networks of offshore entities across the region to launder money and fund bribes. In Peru alone, the Odebrecht company confirmed to the US Department of Justice that they made corrupt payments to Peruvian […]
Over the next months, we will be working together with regional partner organisations in Latin America and the Caribbean, such as Ciudadano Inteligente,Ojo Público,TEDIC and FLIP, to develop cross-border approaches to transparency and accountability challenges in the region, bringing people working together in an event in Rio in November 2017. Applications are now closed. Despite […]