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"Meet the Catalyst Initiative Cohort" with illustrated headshots of the 10 cohort leaders

Cultivating Repair: Meet the Catalyst Initiative cohort

Artists expressing the pain and joy of human experience. Community leaders gathering neighbors to replenish land after disaster. Storytellers using technology to bring untold histories ...
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Nurturing new frames on the economy

In the first post in this series, we laid out how Omidyar Network defines narrative change and how we’ve incorporated this important tool into our ...
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Maryland joins the fight to protect children online and adopts Kids Code

By Gus Rossi In a monumental victory for online safety advocates, Maryland has followed in California’s footsteps by adopting the Age Appropriate Design Code (AADC), ...
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Redefining rural resilience: Voices shaping a new economic narrative

By Thea Anderson We believe that the economy must work for everyone. But for too long, many people and communities have been overlooked and undervalued. ...
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How Omidyar Network has worked to shift beliefs about capitalism and our economy

By Alexis Krieg What is “narrative change”? For every ten people you ask, you’re likely to receive nine different answers. But talk about the concept ...
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Celebrating the Black diaspora, its power to inspire solidarity, and pathways to repair

By Fanta Condé and Vanessa Mason We come together with hearts that know hurt but souls that choose joy, testifying that we matter. — Melvina ...
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Omidyar Network launches new portfolio to seed a just economic transition

By Gretchen Phillips and London Swift In a span of less than 18 months, Congress passed four major pieces of legislation that invest more than ...
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How to shift private markets to better serve the public interest

Missed the first two blogs in this series? Read part one “How building coalitions can drive financial regulatory reforms” and part two “How investors can ...
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Reversing the lopsided bargain in our data ecosystem

By Liza Paudel, Omidyar Network and Christopher Wilson, Mydata Global With mobile payments; facial recognition in airports, public schools, and city streets; algorithms used in ...
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Omidyar Network launches “Cultivating Repair” with Call for Nominations

A new strategy within Omidyar Network’s Building Cultures of Belonging focus area, “Cultivating Repair” will begin with a participatory learning cohort to explore the multiple ...
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