1. #StandWithUkraine: Key principles

At CSP we discussed how to respond to the situation in Ukraine. Some of our alumni had reached out, asking if we could do something together, and we had a call with interested community members. You find insights from the discussions in these three articles. Before we outline the details pulled together by the CSP team, we would like to share these key principles.

  1. Lean in — and step back: YES — we absolutely must harness the high engagement that the Ukraine-crisis triggers, right now. At the same time, strategic, impact-focused impact investors and donors are crucial in thinking deeply about where the gravest long-term risks sit, that one can meaningfully contribute to mitigate. For example, if democracy is important, the structures needed to uphold that need to be funded, for example free press. We encourage you to contact Kellie Liket at Effective Giving; they work with donors on key topics like pandemic prevention BEFORE COVID, etc.

Read more about what you can do now for the people of Ukraine in part 2.

Read more about what you can do in the aftermaths for the people of Ukraine in part 3.

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