June 4, 2021

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September 27, 2023


The Muttart Foundation, Atkinson Foundation

Practice Area

Intersections and Innovations

Colette Murphy, Atkinson Foundation

Colette Murphy is the CEO of the Atkinson Foundation. Colette and her team focus on strengthening movements for racial justice, decent work, and a fair economy. For more than 20 years she has been a leading voice for social and economic justice in Canada’s philanthropic sector. Alongside grassroots organizers and policy innovators, Colette advocates for structural and systemic changes that centre equity and build social solidarity. Since joining Atkinson in 2014, she’s been out front with several groundbreaking initiatives related to the future of workers, community wealth building and philanthro-journalism.