Darren Walker featured on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show

Darren Walker outlines the foundation's new focus on fighting inequality and offers his take on the role of philanthropy in today's world.
  

Published on WNYC | December 1, 2015
There's more to inequality than hard cash

Economic inequality is a big threat in New York City, but Ford Foundation President Darren Walker says it's not the only type of inequality hindering our society. He names a handful of other harmful forces - wealth, gender, and racial inequality.

Walker goes into detail about the foundation's shift to focus on fighting different types of inequality and gives his take on the role of philanthropy in today's world.

Listen to the show here

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