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13 Feb 2020

Walking the Walk: Operationalizing Lessons from Decolonizing Wealth and Winners Take All - A Food for Thought Conversation

Thursday, February 13, 2020 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Racial and economic inequality are codified within philanthropy's institutional structure and often perpetuate the very inequities philanthropy tries to eradicate. Edgar Villanueva, Anand Giridharadas and others have taken aim at the philanthropic...
03 Dec 2019

Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap: A Life Cycle Approach

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The factors limiting a woman’s abilty to build and preserve wealth are interconnected throughout her life, so why aren’t the solutions? Research shows that a “one-size fits all” approach to closing the women’s wealth gap is infective. In...
07 Nov 2019

Redistricting in 2021: Will the Fair Map Movement Catch On?

Thursday, November 7, 2019 -
11:30am to 2:00pm
In 2014, New York voters approved a constitutional amendment establishing a bipartisan commission for both U.S. congressional and NY State legislative redistricting. New York’s new redistricting process is untested , and there are major questions...
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24 Oct 2019

Beyond Bail: Justice Reform 2.0 - A Food for Thought Conversation

Thursday, October 24, 2019 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
After decades of advocacy work, criminal justice reformers have seen their efforts materialize into concrete legislative reforms. Most recently, New York, New Jersey, Washington DC and California have enacted reforms that address several issues...
16 Oct 2019

Who is Poor in NYC? Hint: Many More People Than You Think

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Since its introduction in 2000, the Self-Sufficiency Standard has shifted the conversation from poverty to self-sufficiency and informed advocacy efforts, such as expanding tax credits for working households, reducing fares for low-income riders,...
16 Oct 2019

2019 Grantmakers in Aging Annual Conference

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 8:00am to Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
Each year, in October, GIA holds its Annual Conference, with more than 200 top local and national funders, in one of America’s great cities. For 2019, they are excited to bring the meeting to New York City — a melting pot of unique people, places,...
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10 Oct 2019

Uniting US: Challenging Fear and Standing Up for Humanity

Thursday, October 10, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
It is physically and emotionally taxing to keep up with the Administration’s near daily and inhumane actions targeting asylum seekers at our southern border. These political stunts whether on social media or through executive action have dire...
26 Sep 2019

When A Job Is Not Enough: Next Generation Benefits and The Role of Philanthropy - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Thursday, September 26, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Signs of financial stress among US workers are all around us. Nearly half of employees lack emergency savings - enough savings to cover their expenses for three months – and find it difficult to cover their expense and pay their bills. Over half of...
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