What We Do
Telling the truth about wealth and our class backgrounds helps expose how deeply unjust and racist the U.S. economic system is and makes our movements for economic and racial justice stronger. Since 1998, thousands of young folks have connected with Resource Generation to help square their politics with their values, meaningfully leverage their privilege, and understand their stake in a future where wealth, land, and power are equitably shared. We organize to bring our collective power to support poor and working-class led movements to effect systemic change.
Social Justice Philanthropy
Social justice philanthropy focuses on the root causes of social, racial, economic and environmental injustices.
It strives to include the people who are impacted by those injustices as decision-makers. It also aims to make the field of philanthropy more accessible and diverse. In social justice philanthropy, foundations are accountable, transparent and responsive in their grantmaking. Donors and foundations act as allies to social justice movements by contributing not only monetary resources but their time, knowledge, skills and access. Social justice philanthropy is also sometimes called social change philanthropy, social movement philanthropy, and community-based philanthropy.
Across the country young people with wealth are working toward the equitable distribution of wealth, land, and power…
From praxis small groups to collective giving to campaign work, chapters are the heart of RG’s organizing.
Programs We Offer
Events | Webinars
Making Money Make Change 2018
Transforming Philanthropy 2018
Shadow Money (How the Right Funds Regressive Movements)
#TAXSCAMBILL & Our commitment to wealth redistrubution
Spring 4-part Webinar series
Advancing social Justice through family philanthropy
Regional leadership retreats
Save the Date:
Making Money Make Change
Each year we Resource Generation gathers for a transformative weekend to connect, in person with others across the country, across movements, across experiences to reflect, transform, and move into collective action.
Organizations We Love
We Believe Survivors
Resource Generation members on Top Rank podcast!
Triangle NC RG's Campaign to Protect Durham Housing!
A Rich Kid Visits ICE
On performing “goodness” as a young wealthy person
Funding Immigration Justice as a Young Person with Wealthy Immigrant Parents
Let Them Eat Cake: On #PrideMonth & White Gay Men Outearning Straight Men for the 1st Time in History
Class and the New Economy
On facing inadequacy: lessons from writer’s block
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