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Analysis of 199 tweets by Common Future, from 30 Sep 2021 to 17 Jan 2022.

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Common Future


Common Future is a network of leaders (re)building an economy that includes everyone. #EconomyForUs

15,216 tweets
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2 tweets per day
2009 since
3,063 following
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Top Tweets by @commonfutureco

Common Future
Dr. King also stood as a tireless champion for economic justice. His last public speech, delivered a day before his 1968 assassination, was before a Memphis audience in support of a lengthy strike for fair wages among its largely Black sanitation workers. https://t.co/Rn0n2Qu0s3
17 Jan, 2022 - 03:12 PM UTC
Common Future
"If 30% of every US business were owned by its workers, the median household would see their net worth double from $121,760 to $230,076." Fantastic overview of employee ownership funding that highlights @kendedafund, @projectequity & @MDFinanceSD and more: https://t.co/NwF0hEiuvU
16 Jan, 2022 - 03:12 PM UTC
Common Future
More than 4.5 million people voluntarily left their jobs in November, according to the Labor Department. The rate of quitting has been especially high in hospitality and other low-wage sectors. https://t.co/6IRiKfMjMq
15 Jan, 2022 - 06:09 PM UTC
Common Future
The pandemic is affecting Black and Hispanic children, who make up a large portion of the 167,000 kids who have lost their parents during the pandemic. The data also shows that 70% of the children without parents are 13 years old or younger. https://t.co/snva9W6uyS
14 Jan, 2022 - 03:07 PM UTC
Common Future
A new quarter featuring legendary poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou and other trailblazing American women has officially started shipping to banks on Monday, the U.S. Mint announced. Angelou is the first Black woman to appear on the quarter. https://t.co/IWadvHAewo
13 Jan, 2022 - 02:50 PM UTC
Common Future
"The philanthropic & social sectors seem to have a crisis of conscience every few years...Specifically, are philanthropists deploying funds in ways that effectively redress racial & economic injustice? Unfortunately, the answer is always unsatisfactory"—@rdfoxworth + @NextCityOrg
12 Jan, 2022 - 05:22 PM UTC
Common Future
This issue goes well beyond academia, but must be stated. "Female faculty members of color are disproportionately called upon by both colleagues and students to do diversity, equity, and inclusion work—with no compensation for this labor." https://t.co/yxbeUT9cxp
12 Jan, 2022 - 03:08 PM UTC
Common Future
The U.S. is planning to hand out $10 billion to help upstart companies gain access to capital in a bid to rev up business in disadvantaged communities and spur a broader economic recovery from the pandemic. https://t.co/O20V2NYoRh
11 Jan, 2022 - 03:14 PM UTC
Common Future
In their application to Tennessee, the hospice owners made it clear that they are Black and will focus on African Americans, who are currently underserved. In Nashville, just 19% of the hospice patients are Black though they make up 27% of the population. https://t.co/i0ZeuQCeHv
10 Jan, 2022 - 03:10 PM UTC
Common Future
Pennsylvania had been installing historical markers for more than a century, when racist violence brought a fresh round of questions from the public about just whose stories were being told on the state’s roadsides — and the language used to tell them. https://t.co/rk2xg72Pm4
09 Jan, 2022 - 03:13 PM UTC
Common Future
"The president’s success in diversifying our federal courts has gone underreported [last] year. It is our collective responsibility to champion this progress and to call for its continuation." https://t.co/wWvKtaAR4G
08 Jan, 2022 - 06:06 PM UTC
Common Future
Wages are rising at their fastest pace in years, but prices are rising even faster. Only 17% of workers say they have received raises that kept up with inflation over the past year, according to a survey of 5,365 adults conducted last month. https://t.co/Ju1GvgnyO5
07 Jan, 2022 - 11:46 PM UTC
Common Future
"'The future of our nation depends on every Democratic Senator putting country before politics to do what is necessary to save our democracy,' said Rep. Jones (NY-17). Literally nothing is more important." https://t.co/hk84CXrxA5
06 Jan, 2022 - 05:47 PM UTC
Common Future
There are seven companies that have explicitly pledged to withhold PAC funding to the Republican objectors in 2022: Airbnb: BASF, Eversource Energy, Lyft, Microsoft, Dow, and American Express. Learn more: https://t.co/ijDDElEL2l
06 Jan, 2022 - 02:53 PM UTC
Common Future
While two-thirds of the Republican objectors have raised less individually, the group raised more overall in 2021 than in 2019 due to a number of Republicans who have been able to capitalize on their relationship with Trump & his grassroots supporters. https://t.co/wLTfzxvCsk
05 Jan, 2022 - 03:08 PM UTC

Top Retweets by @commonfutureco

The core challenge of philanthropy: concentrated power & who has control over financial assets. @commonfutureco's CEO @RDFoxworth shares his ideas on how leaders in the sector can rebalance philanthropic power & money to the leaders of color: https://t.co/ldb72rzGus
12 Jan, 2022 - 09:33 PM UTC
Banks Benitez
"Leaders and communities deserve not just access to capital but control of it." - @RDFoxworth of @commonfutureco on philanthropy's need to fundamentally shift who controls capital. https://t.co/iudhZikXGL
12 Jan, 2022 - 04:54 PM UTC
Liberation in a Generation
Our first #HearUs4Justice op-ed of 2022 is out! @RDFoxworth (@commonfutureco) has some things to say about #philanthropy and racial equity. Dig in here: https://t.co/m62k36Fe1d @NextCityOrg
12 Jan, 2022 - 04:50 PM UTC
Jalisa Whitley
This learning mindset and sense of the long timeline of change and how to adjust around that was deeply inspiring to me Building The Guild by @commonfutureco https://t.co/CPSZcC9sEi
02 Jan, 2022 - 03:44 AM UTC
Earlier this year, on The Reconstruction, @RDFoxworth of @commonfutureco spoke of the need to confront power, the possibilities for reparative investing & empathy in a time of division. Revisit the @Reconstruct_Pod: https://t.co/sGz9Byyj3p
28 Dec, 2021 - 04:00 PM UTC
Dr. Astrid Scholz
To shift capital, you have to shift power. H/t @commonfutureco ~ To shift power, it turns out, you just have to shift power, which is why ownership of the means of transforming the financial system matters. Read the latest @capital_coop #ICCBlackPaper at https://t.co/AUooIa2aib
16 Dec, 2021 - 04:09 PM UTC
Community Credit Lab
“If we want a beloved community, we must stand for justice, have recognition for difference without attaching difference to privilege.” Rest in Power, bell hooks
15 Dec, 2021 - 06:34 PM UTC
Well-Read Black Girl ™
“Love is an action, never simply a feeling” ― bell hooks We mourn the tremendous loss of bell hooks. A woman of great compassion, courage, & extraordinary intellect. Thank you for always putting your love for Black people in action - for challenging us to imagine a bolder future
15 Dec, 2021 - 05:23 PM UTC
The Democracy at Work Institute
@50x50EONews @DemocracyCollab @marjorie_kelly 🙏🏾 The field is rich in innovative approaches. We were honored to share the work of @commonfutureco @SeedCommons @ApisHeritage and @WK_Kellogg_Fdn.
15 Dec, 2021 - 01:01 AM UTC
Community Credit Lab
"An #InclusiveEconomy will add more than $2.8 trillion to GDP....That's the purpose of the data, not to become intoxicated & paralyzed by it—but can it inspire us to act?" @mikemcafee06 @policylink feat. Partners & inspiration @commonfutureco @weareMORTAR https://t.co/rm3JmUt98u
14 Dec, 2021 - 04:49 PM UTC
American Economic Liberties Project
3/ After launching our Access to Markets Initiative in March, we teamed up with @commonfutureco & @SmlBizMajority to host @RepJoeNeguse and biz leaders to discuss how to create fair markets that allow entrepreneurs and business owners to thrive. https://t.co/NRKZW8P7vI
13 Dec, 2021 - 03:31 PM UTC
“In mid-2021, @commonfutureco launched an $800,000 fund, raised from a combination of philanthropic organizations and its donor network, and designed a program to offer below-prime 0–3% interest loans through three nonprofits in Black and Indigenous communities.“ 🔊 https://t.co/55qOmCwzwb
10 Dec, 2021 - 04:09 PM UTC
Nonprofit New York
Last Session of the #BestNonprofitConference! Beyond Awareness: Becoming an Anti-Racist Organization. Powerful conversation!
09 Dec, 2021 - 08:11 PM UTC
Orrick Fellow @walteralarkon spent the past year working with @RDFoxworth and @commonfutureco to improve economic equity in BIPOC communities, including launching a fund that provides low-interest loans to BIPOC entrepreneurs. Learn more: https://t.co/iXiCLSROxQ
08 Dec, 2021 - 03:25 PM UTC
@nff_news @commonfutureco “Philanthropy becomes a way for communities to apply for funds that should have been in public hands in the first place”
08 Dec, 2021 - 05:26 AM UTC



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