In this age of rapid technological change, accelerating climate crisis, and political instability, it’s more important than ever for mission-driven organizations to consider the implications of the decisions we make every day. Here at CommitChange, it’s our privilege to help the nonprofits who use our platform grapple with the ethical challenges of doing good in a complex and changing world. In our series Leading with Values, we’ll be exploring ethical considerations related to digital fundraising, communications, and technology. We hope these explorations will help spark conversation about the ways mission-driven organizations can all do better.
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