The seeds of a dynamic black future already exist within the minds of those among us—as long as, together, we are willing to step forward and author it.

Impact America Fund’s report on Wakanda’s lessons for off-screen impact provides an investment framework that counters narratives of deficit while supporting efforts to bring agency back to the communities we see as assets. It is our guide for showing up in a way that celebrates the inherent power of our special history, embodied wisdom, and lived experiences—and liberates our desire to continuously create, test, and discover the critical pathways necessary for our shared and prosperous future.