We’ve teamed with The Plug, a digital news publication that provides in-depth reporting and analysis on the Black innovation economy, to bring you expert insights on giving back during a crisis from Janaye Ingram, co-founder of the Women's March and Director of 21st Century Communities Initiatives at Airbnb.

Former first lady Michelle Obama has named Ingram an “impressive leader who plays an important role in our progress toward the mountaintop.”

Janaye shares insights on social giving during the pandemic and how each of us can do our part.

Key takeaways from The Plug’s discussion with Janaye Ingram:

  • Foster compassion and a humane approach to the needs of your employees and your community.
  • Support marginalized communities to the best of your ability.
  • Remember that authenticity is key.

Watch the full interview below:

Organizations that focus on high-needs areas that Janaye recommends:

National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON)

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

National Action Network (NAN)

National Bailout

Feeding American