Intersect Resources

We asked the Intersect Planning Committee and our speakers to help us curate some resources for you to start and continue these conversations. Please sign up for the Washington Women’s Foundation Community Newsletter to learn about our upcoming programs and opportunities to engage.  

 Check back on this page as we will update this list with more resources throughout this week. 

Acknowledgement of Land

On Understanding Our Past, How We Got Here, and What to Do Next

  • Chotiner, I. (July 6, 2020). How to Confront a Racist National History. The New Yorker
  • Dunbar-Ortiz, R. (2014). An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States. Beacon Press
  • Lee, E. (2015). The Making of Asian America: A History. Simon & Schuster 
  • Treuer, D. (2012). Rez Life: An Indian’s Journey Through Reservation Life. Grove Press
  • Barge, B., Collins-Calhoun, B., Garcia, E., Lewis, J., Richmond, J., Schlegel, R., Ozer, S., Peng, S. (August 26, 2020) Black Funding Denied: Community Foundation Support for Black CommunitiesNCRP 

Educational Resources

Austin Channing Brown

  • Channing Brown. A. (2018). I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. Crown Publishing Group

Climate Justice

Thank you to our Climate Justice panelists and speakers for sharing these resources with us. 

 From Danielle Nierenberg: 

From Saru Jayaraman: 

  • Blog. Climate Solutions
  • Climate Solutions. [n.d.] ClimateCast: The Week in Clean Energy Solutions. Climate Solutions
  • Dream Corps Green For All Program
  • Editors, Johnson, A.E., Wilkinson, K.K. (eds.). (2020). All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and  Solutions for the Climate Crisis. One World
    • This book contains illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward
  • Sunrise Movement
    • The organizational focus is to stop climate change and create millions of good-paying jobs in the process, grow our power through talking to our communities, and be nonviolent in word and deed.  


Philanthropy in Action



Examples of Philanthropy Reimagined