Jacqueline Martinez Garcel – Latino Leadership & the Power of Love in Philanthropy
Social Justice warrior Jacqueline Martinez Garcel leads a foundation with the largest network of civically engaged Latino philanthropists.
On a mission to unleash the power of Latinos, the Latino Community Foundation seeks to radically change the concept, purpose, and pathway to philanthropy by returning it to its core roots: love. At a critical moment in our nation’s history, the rising groups of Latino leaders are fighting the battles of racism and classism that are raging in our country by honing in the healing and redemptive power of love.
Driven by change and impact, not charity, Jacqueline shares how the work of the Latino Community Foundation is radicalizing the power dynamics that have crept into the field of philanthropy and have held the sector captive in an oppressive and counterintuitive cycle. The ultimate objective for Jacqueline is to liberate capital and invest in grassroots movements and leaders that will drive us closer to a more just and representative democracy.
Introduction by Daniel L. Skaff, MBA, co-founder and Managing Partner of Radicle Impact Partners.
This speech was given at the 2018 Bioneers Conference. Read the full text version.