Join Us at Phoenix Zones Initiative

Join Us at Phoenix Zones Initiative

The Movement
In November, we had the tremendous privilege of hosting a summit that brought together people from various disciplines and backgrounds to consider a key question: With the urgency and sustainability required, how can we better work together to advance human and animal rights, health, and wellbeing with the urgency and sustainability required? The answers that emerged in response to our broad and ambitious question were inspiring. We witnessed what can happen when a group of doctors, ethicists, scientists, lawyers, artists, designers, educators, policy experts, philanthropic and finance professionals, mathematicians, theologians, and storytellers gather together—particularly when they are driven by a passion to improve the world. At the summit, we selected some key initiatives that we will work on together in the coming months and years. Our efforts will center on…
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Radical Hope Can Change the World

Radical Hope Can Change the World

The Movement
There is so much about the way the world is organized that we take for granted or think will never change. Often, as a result, far too many people and animals suffer around the globe. They are deprived of living freely and thriving. And though there are many efforts to address these injustices, they commonly occur in silos and provide only partial solutions—limiting their reach and impact. As law professor and anthropologist Taimie Bryant once wrote, “When activists, in any social justice movement, must be wholly dedicated to speaking truths that others will not or cannot hear, it is a gargantuan task for them to take on all of the forms of oppression intertwined with the truths they speak. . . . Each social justice movement participant is fighting just…
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