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18 Feb 2020

Immigration: When Something So Personal Depends on Policymakers

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Immigration can provoke passionate discussion and debate, especially in this political climate. The decision to leave one’s home country and take a risk on another is a highly personal and difficult decision. Yet, the majority of Americans can trace...
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...
04 Feb 2020

Settlement Houses Rock! Will Government Learn From Its Approach?

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 -
9:00am to 11:00am
For well over 100 years, settlement houses, rooted in the Progressive Movement in the late 19 th century, sought to utilize a neighborhood-based, positive approach to address social problems. In the beginning, these organizations relied on...
29 Jan 2020

A Trip Down Memory Lane: Activism, the Culture and the Individual Artist

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
From fellowships to housing to unrestricted monies, support for individual artists can take many forms. Support for artists have a long and varied history in the United States. While much has changed, there remains a large space for understanding...
22 Jan 2020

Now is the Time: How Philanthropy Is Tackling Gun Violence

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
High rates of gun violence are an undeniable tragedy of life in today’s America. And while mass shootings grab the headlines, everyday gun violence in our most vulnerable communities is no less a pressing concern. How can philanthropy play a...
08 Jan 2020

Investing in the Future of Our Community: A Case Study on Funders’ Motivations for Supporting CSAs - A Webinar Hosted by Asset Funders Network

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Children’s Savings Accounts (CSAs) are important assets for the future of our communities. Philanthropy plays an essential role in the growth and success of CSAs across the country. Yet, we know relatively little as to why investing in CSAs appeals...

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