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Solidaire Network Appoints New Executive Director

Solidaire Network Appoints New Executive Director

Rajasvini Bhansali has been appointed Executive Director of the Solidaire Network. Solidaire is a community of individual donors and foundation allies who are committed to funding progressive social movements. Bhansali was most recently the Executive Director at Thousand Currents, an organization that funds grassroots groups led by women, youth, and indigenous peoples in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Prior to that, she served in a variety of social, economic, and environmental justice roles, including as a Management Advisor for youth polytechnics in rural Kenya. The bilingual grassroots leader, who is fluent in English and Hindi, is also currently a Trainer with the Rockwood Leadership Institute in Oakland, CA. The 1997 UC Berkeley graduate, who also has a Master’s from UT Austin, began her career as an Information Systems Consultant for KPMG. More about her here

Kamala Harris Wants the Administration to Bring the Receipts on Trump’s Claim of Chinese Election Meddling

Kamala Harris Wants the Administration to Bring the Receipts on Trump’s Claim of Chinese Election Meddling

Keith Ellison’s Bid for Minnesota AG Falls Behind

Keith Ellison’s Bid for Minnesota AG Falls Behind