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Decolonising Philanthropy Towards Justice

What role can philanthropy have in movements for climate and social justice? How can we re-distribute resources and wealth in more just, accessible ways? This session will re-imagine the future of philanthropy in order to build more resourced, abundant societies. 

Talissa (she/her) is a queer migrante facilitator and organiser-activist working in the intersections of climate justice, anti-racism, and feminist activism in the Netherlands, and more recently in Barcelona. She co-leads the Collective Abundance project, supporting the resourcing of grassroots climate justice movements in Europe. 

Samie (she/her) is a social and climate justice facilitator whose work and political ethos revolves around community building and collective imaginations toward a just and resilient future. She regularly curates, hosts, and facilitates educational spaces dedicated to sustainability, environmental justice, intersectional organising, and network mapping. She currently Co-leads the Collective Abundance project, which seeks to shift climate philanthropy and strengthen the climate justice movement in Europe, and she is also part of the team behind Wa’ix – a bipoc-led learning journey exploring the practicalities of decolonising wealth.