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Reimagining Philanthropy in the Age of the Virus: Reflections for the Omega Advisory Board

By Mark Valentine and Katherine Fulton May 2020 This essay was completed on April 20, 2020, to coincide with the first meeting of the advisory board of Omega: The Resilience Funders Network. While Omega’s efforts had been underway for some…
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Resilience: Living beyond Fear with the Coronavirus

This was first published on Michael's blog, Angle of Vision. The first thing to overcome with the coronavirus is fear. The virus is certainly dangerous. The likelihood is we will need to learn to live with it. A “new normal” will emerge…
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Fires and Blackouts Are the New Normal. Are We Ready?

by Stanley Wu, Coordinator, the Resilience Project, Commonweal When Pacific Gas and Energy (PGE) was determined to be responsible for the devastating Camp fire that killed at least 86 people and resulted in tens of billions in damage, they…
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The Change

For The Children The rising hills, the slopes, of statistics lie before us. The steep climb of everything, going up, up, as we all go down. In the next century or the one beyond that, they say, are valley, pastures, we can meet…

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