A conversation with Erica Kohl-Arenas about her new book, The Self-Help Myth: How Philanthropy Fails to Alleviate Poverty.
This was the first installment of HistPhil Exchange, a new series in which editors ask two members of the HistPhil community to trade emails and discuss prominent issues in their work.
by Erica Kohl-Arenas, June 2015
Across the twittersphere philanthropy insiders are congratulating the Ford Foundation for its recent announcement to commit all grantmaking to tackling inequality. But is this move as new or as bold as many people think? Haven’t we been here before?
A Conversation with Carlton Turner and Harry Boyte, Facilitated by Erica Kohl-Arenas, 2015
This conversation focused on how universities and communities might join in a common movement towards cultural, social, political, and economic justice and deeper democracy.
Erica Kohl-Arenas, a contributor to HistPhil’s philanthropy & inequality forum, reflects upon Ford Foundation President Darren Walker’s vision for the organization in addressing inequalities on the global stage.
Part of HistPhil's ongoing discussion on philanthropy and inequality.
Erica Kohl-Arenas, University of California Press Blog
A guest post published in conjunction with the American Association of Geographers conference and in advance of Cesar Chavez Day.