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In an op-ed published in today’s San Francisco Chronicle, our CEO & President, Jane Wales, writes of the many opportunities for philanthropy to partner across sectors to address our shared challenges.  She discusses the advantages of the social sector over the public and private sectors, and provides examples of its successes from luminaries in the field.

“In a world of complex problems, the social sector – philanthropy and those it supports – may be the only sector able to take risks, withstand criticism and make long-term investments in the public interest.”  Let us hope that the government of President-Elect Obama will heed Jane’s words and preserve the freedom of the social sector, thereby preserving its ability to invent.

Read the full article here.

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