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25 Apr 2019

Empathy in an Era of Social Division and Toxic Politics - A Food for Thought Conversation

Thursday, April 25, 2019 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
A healthy society depends on its citizens having the urge and ability to care for others. Today, however, political and social animosity has nearly paralyzed federal government and limits our society’s ability to solve pressing domestic issues. Can...
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16 Apr 2019

Equity Speaker Series: Exploring Racism in America with Richard Rothstein

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Richard Rothstein is an American historian and academic. He is a Senior Fellow at the Haas Institute at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute. Previously,...
13 Dec 2018

Whose Democracy?: Midterm Field Notes to Guide Funders Through 2020 and Beyond

Thursday, December 13, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:30am
America’s significant demographic shifts – increased racial and ethnic diversity, a larger aging population, and an altered urban racial composition – present an opportunity to close longstanding representation and electoral gaps in our democracy...
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11 Dec 2018

In Mixed Company: People of Color in White Spaces - A Food for Thought Conversation

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Traditional media and social media alike have been flooded with stories of people of color being targeted as they live, work, study, and otherwise navigate “white spaces.” Are these encounters a mere growing pain as society becomes more equitable...
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04 Dec 2018

Seeding Power: Leadership for Justice-Based Movements in Food and Farming

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Over the past two decades, food has emerged as a central strategy and focus of nonprofits worldwide concerned with environmentalism and climate change, public health and hunger, community and economic development, human rights, and racial and social...

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