Artemisa Castro Félix
Nina Miller, PHD
Master of Development Practice
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
The international development sector has been experiencing an awakening regarding the impacts of colonialism in the field. Calls for anti-colonial practices, cultural competency, and enhanced attention to imbalanced power dynamics have become increasingly prevalent, but despite this shift, the field still shows resistance to explore and intentionally address the role of race. In this project, I investigate how race has shaped development and explore its impacts on the design of development interventions, organizational structuring, and funding allocation. The work proposes alternatives that envisions to consider a racial lens to shift power and tackle inequalities and aims that development programs of private Foundations incorporate a racial justice lens into their work.
Date of Award
Colorado (state); Denver (county); Denver (inhabited place)
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Aguiar Rosa, Mayara, "Developing a Racial Justice Framework for U.S. Private Philanthropy" (2023). Regis University Student Publications (comprehensive collection). 1100.