Do you want to overturn harmful social norms and structural injustices? This crowdsourced list of recommended reading, suggested by GlobalGiving’s community-led nonprofit partners, gives you the background and context you’ll need to do it.
Recommended reading for nonprofits working to become more community-led:
1. “The Bright Continent” by Dayo Olopade
Dayo Olopade takes us through the vast sub-Saharan African community, attempting to discover how it tackles its toughest challenges. Learn more.
“I was a bit skeptical when I started it…was it another wealthy woman writing about “doing good” in the world? What I found was a book that gave me insight into the complexities of the work of the nonprofit world and how so many of the issues that we work on our intertwined with other issues.” —Sharon
5. “People First” by Stan Burkey
A guide to participatory development. Stan Burkey provides essential knowledge to successful recruitment, training, support, and cross-sector relations. Learn more.
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