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Common Future accelerates leaders for worker ownership, housing rights and ‘cannabis justice’

Common Future is keying in on good jobs and sustainable livelihoods for its 2024 accelerator cohort.

The Nation Still Needs a New Birth in Liberty

Many working today for racial and economic progress, as I am, encounter the same white fatigue that Ida B. Wells knew firsthand.

This majority BIPOC company has a 4-day work week. Here’s how

co-CEO Jennifer Njuguna explains why the 4-day work week can be a win-win.

The backlash to diversity efforts is widespread

Each of us has a choice to acquiesce to this backlash or to evolve toward progress. We must build cross-sector bridges that enable us to comprehensively address our changed landscape.

No Longer Lonely at the Top: A Growing Number of Nonprofits Hire Co-CEOs

Common Future, a national organization that advances racial and economic equity through community efforts, replaced its departing CEO with three co-CEOs, all women. They come from different backgrounds and bring different strengths — Sandhya Nakhasi, from a second-generation South Asian family, has an investing and finance background; Jennifer Njuguna, a Black woman and lawyer who was part of the first generation of her family to attend college, oversees operations; and Jessica Feingold, a white woman who identifies as queer, handles communications and fundraising.

Reflections on Common Future’s first racial equity accelerator cohort

The women of color in Common Future’s first racial equity accelerator are tapping into their lived experiences to help forge easier pathways to homeownership and rental housing for Black families, build a safety net for Black and low-income single mothers, and support minority immigrants.

Power Moves: Coleadership is in at Common Future, Impact Hub Baltimore

Rodney Foxworth, CEO of Common Future, announced that he will step down from his position on June 15. He will remain on the Common Future board through 2023, according to a recent tweet. Foxworth will co-found a new company, Worthmore, alongside Caitlin Morelli. In a LinkedIn post, he expressed gratitude for the support received and pride in Common Future’s accomplishments during his tenure. Foxworth also mentioned his faith in new co-CEOs Jennifer Swayne Njuguna, Sandhya Nakhasi and Jessica Feingold.