Past Events

13 Apr 2022

Thinking Outside of the Box to Address Today’s Challenges

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Over the past two years, the crises of COVID-19 and racial injustice have injected new urgency into our work, new technologies into our lives, and new dollars into our grantmaking. Join us for a conversation on how a few organizations leaned into...
06 Apr 2022

Showing Up to Share Power: A Conversation with Building Movement Project - Hosted by the Leadership Transitions Funders Group

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
As philanthropy continues to examine its own practices and behaviors towards more equitable outcomes, the Leadership Transitions Funders Group is excited to offer leadership transitions as a lens to philanthropy's shift towards sharing and/or...
03 Mar 2022

Pursuing Meaningful Change in a Hyper-partisan Environment

Thursday, March 3, 2022 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Join us for a conversation on advocates and funders have achieved progress on a range of issues—immigration, criminal justice, and climate—at the state and federal levels by working with groups from across the political spectrum, and hear how their...
13 Oct 2021

Integrating DEI from “A Thing We Do" to "How We Do All Things”

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
As we look with cautious optimism into this year, there are innumerable DEI lessons that 2020 showed us and that organizations must commit to in order to be sustainable. What many organizations recognize is that making external commitments to equity...
23 Sep 2021

What Does the Future of Work Look Like for Communities of Color in NYC?

Thursday, September 23, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, a term coined by the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum in 2019, represents entirely new ways in which technology becomes embedded within societies and even our human bodies. Advanced digital...
21 Sep 2021

Times of Crisis Call for A Shared Vision – How to Show Up for Nonprofit Leadership Transitions

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
The wave of leadership transitions in the nonprofit sector does not show any signs of slowing down. Inevitably, some of these transitions will happen in organizations in crisis. In this session, we’ll hear from leaders who transition during times of...
30 Jun 2021

Equity and Evaluation: Can We Embrace Both in Collecting Demographic Data?

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
As funders look to embrace equity within their grantmaking practices, they have begun to explore how equity can shape their evaluative practices. From integrating cultural competence to questioning the myth of objectivity, to turning the evaluative...
23 Jun 2021

A New Frontier - Racial Equity in the Asset Management Industry Today

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Despite numerous studies showing that Black-owned asset management firms perform on par with, or better than, white-owned firms, Black asset managers continue to face inequitable barriers to accessing capital from institutional investors. Please...
17 Jun 2021

Moving Beyond Anti-Asian Myths and Violence to Multi-Racial Solidarity and Action

Thursday, June 17, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Anti-Asian hate crimes have surged dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic. While some may see this as a troubling new phenomenon, the reality is that discrimination and violence against Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities are...
08 Jun 2021

At Long Last: Redressing and Repairing Racial Segregation

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Segregation came about through an intentional process. If we want to be intentional about advancing a more racially equitable and just nation, the first step in the process of redressing and repairing is to make these historically invisible choices...
06 May 2021

Could a Flourishing Small Business Ecosystem Be the Key to a More Equitable and Just Recovery?

Thursday, May 6, 2021 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Despite the critical role small businesses play in wealth creation, job creation, and the vibrancy of our communities, small business owners of color face institutional and systematic barriers in accessing capital, customers, and services,...
04 May 2021

What's the Role for International Grantmakers in Decolonizing Philanthropy?

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
What is meant when we talk about decolonizing philanthropy? Why is this idea gaining traction? What can it look like? What does it mean for international philanthropy? While this can be a complex and multifaceted issue, this discussion will lift up...
27 Apr 2021

One Year Later: People-of-Color Led Nonprofits and the Pandemic

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This March, we mark the one year anniversary of the shutdown in New York City and other parts of the country. Over the past year, nonprofits led by people of color have been at the frontlines of the pandemic, providing vital services, advocating for...
22 Apr 2021

Look Under The Hood and Demand More - Investing With a Racial Equity Lens

Thursday, April 22, 2021 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Addressing race equity and justice in philanthropy can – and must – take many forms, from our grantmaking portfolios, to our application and reporting requirements, to how we evaluate ourselves and our grantees. The manner in which our endowments...
18 Mar 2021

Embracing Alternative Leadership Structures in Nonprofit Executive Transitions

Thursday, March 18, 2021 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
As anticipated leadership transitions continue to accelerate in the nonprofit sector, groups are looking internally at who leads and how to make leadership more equitable, effective, and impactful. Rather than replace a single executive director or...
01 Dec 2020

On BIPOC Leadership Transitions – It Takes a Village

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
For years, leading up to our latest election, data has shown the power Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) are having in creating change across the country. And yet, there is still a stagnant representation of people of color in nonprofit...
14 Oct 2020

Navigating Difficult Dialogues Across Difference – A Workshop

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Do you manage groups or need to facilitate conversations between stakeholders, whether it’d be grantees, board members, internal staff, community partners, or others? Do you sometimes struggle to align goals or find common ground when working within...
07 Oct 2020

Nevertheless, It Persists: Can Philanthropy Disrupt Sexism?

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Even in a year where we are seeing women of color in increasingly prominent roles, and essential workers -- who are disproportionately women -- have been widely lauded as “heroes,” we continue to witness the intersection of gender and race as...

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