Past Events

01 Dec 2011

Don’t Cut Kids: An Update on the Federal Budget and Children

Thursday, December 1, 2011 -
7:30am to 11:00am
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
It’s well known that investing in the health and well-being of children now will pay huge dividends down the road, from both social and economic perspectives. For too long, however, children have been more of an afterthought in the federal budget...
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30 Nov 2011

How DREAM Leaders Are Building a New Immigration Movement

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Join us for an interactive discussion with DREAM leaders about how they successfully built a new movement for change and succeeded in affecting local and national policy, changing the discourse on immigration, and empowering a new generation of...
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29 Nov 2011

Time as a Tool: Strategies for Transforming Schools through Time

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 -
1:45pm to 5:00pm
In the last half of the 20th century, a consensus emerged that time could be a valuable tool to improve schools. Early in the 21st century, NCLB proposed “supplementing” regular school hours with additional ones used in more targeted ways to improve...
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29 Nov 2011

Funding Advocacy in Increasingly Polarized Political Times

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
As politics in the US become ever more polarized, effective policy advocacy organizations are frequently drawn into the public eye for their good work. With increased visibility comes added scrutiny, and navigating this work can become more...
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29 Nov 2011

Beyond Health: A Win-Win Scenario

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 -
7:00am to 10:00am
In an era of lawsuits and litigation, is it possible to get doctors, social workers, and lawyers to work as team to help patients resolve legal issues that arise during a time of illness? An innovative approach called Medical-Legal Partnerships (...
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15 Nov 2011

The Impact of the 28 Percent Cap on Charitable Giving

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 -
12:00pm to 2:30pm
The Council on Foundations is pleased to invite you to a free webinar for Council members, regional associations, and regional association members addressing an issue that affects us all: the proposed 28 percent cap on charitable giving. Hear...
03 Nov 2011

The American Economy, Manufacturing, and Sustainability

Thursday, November 3, 2011 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Emerging from the dark grey smoke of political paralysis, chronic unemployment, increasing poverty and embarrassing wealth distribution are some new promising and hopeful themes—manufacturing growth, millions of unfilled good jobs, green...
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26 Oct 2011

Raising the Bar for Students and Schools: Chancellor Walcott’s Strategic Priorities

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 -
8:30am to 10:00am
Bank of America Tower, One Bryant Park (6th Avenue and 42nd Street)
Please join us for a discussion with New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott as he presents his strategic priorities and plans for the NYC Department of Education, followed by a Q&A session with senior Department of Education leadership...
24 Oct 2011

Taking the Next Steps Toward a Greater Collective Impact

Monday, October 24, 2011 - 8:45am to Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 9:30am
On October 24, Philanthropy New York presented a program led by FSG Managing Director John Kania on Collective Impact, a new approach first featured in the Winter 2011 Issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review. To utilize a Collective Impact...
05 Oct 2011

Health Policy Working Group Networking Breakfast

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 -
8:30am to 11:00am
Meet peers who fund in healthcare and learn more about each other’s work and goals for the year. This meeting will also serve as an opportunity to learn how you can become engaged with this network of peers over the course of the year.
26 Sep 2011

What We Can Do for Our Returning Veterans

Monday, September 26, 2011 -
8:30am to 11:00am
Since the September 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States, about 1.9 million men and women have returned to civilian life after having served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces. This summer, President Obama set in motion plans for a...
15 Sep 2011

New York's Diverse Muslim Community: Building Civic Engagement and Responsive Social Services - Learning Tour

Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 8:00am
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The events of September 11, 2001 had a profound effect on all New Yorkers who still recall a deep sense of loss and dislocation. Also vivid ten years later are memories of coming together. People across the city formed strong networks of mutual...


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