Ever wondered what your friends at NCCF are reading in their spare time to brush up on the latest news and current affairs? As a part of our initiative to implement continuous learning throughout our work, we’ll occasionally share a few highlights of what’s on our nightstands. Whether it’s a good old-fashioned book, newspaper article, magazine feature or link to online content, we’re excited to share with our community the latest in what we’re reading.
- The 1619 Project from the NY Times Magazine comes highly recommended from Wilson Simmons, CFO, and Anne Sorhagen, regional director.
- White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo is a current read for Jennifer Tolle Whiteside, CEO and president.
- Systems Thinking For Social Change by David Peter Stroh sits on the nightstand of Leslie Ann Jackson, vice president of community investment and engagement.
- Dare to Lead by Brené Brown is being read by Kathryn Holding, director of development.
- Beloved by Toni Morrison is being read by Kai Heslop, communications and marketing intern.
- Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South by Leonard Rogoff is being read by Mary Morgan, philanthropy counsel.
- The Wright Brothers by David McCullough is being read by John Hartley, CIO and director of finance.
- Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens is being read by Kim Ball, regional director.
- A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum is being read by Kelly Lee, regional director.
- The President is Missing by Bill Clinton & James Patterson is being read by Meredith Bell, program associate.
What are you reading? Let us know if you come across something you believe we should share!