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21 Nov 2019

The Importance of Understanding Implicit Bias and Microbehaviors in Your Philanthropic Practice and Strategy

Thursday, November 21, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Implicit bias can also lead to subtle and powerful messages that we convey to grantees and others. Our microbehaviors, ways in which body and verbal language convey ideology about power and privilege, can be powerful tools in marginalizing or...
03 Dec 2019

Moving Justice Forward: Perspectives from Manhattan DA Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 -
8:30am to 10:00am
What is the role of a 21 st century prosecutor? Join us for a conversation with Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. about his office’s Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII) -- $250 million investment in transformative projects that...
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...
10 Dec 2019

Understanding Identity, Privilege and Power in Philanthropic Practice

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:30am
Conversations about identity - race, gender, queerness, ability, and much more – are increasingly prevalent in our society. Yet rarely do we have sufficient time and space to reflect on how our own identities influence how we see and how we are seen...
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08 Jan 2020

Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Training - January 8

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
In 2018, both New York State and New York City passed laws intended to combat workplace sexual harassment. All employers are required to adopt a written sexual harassment prevention policy, including a complaint form, and provide annual sexual...
22 Jan 2020

Now is the Time: Staking a Claim in 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...
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...
05 Mar 2020

Financial Series: What to Look for in a Nonprofit's Financial Statement

Thursday, March 5, 2020 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Learn how to analyze and evaluate nonprofit financial statements and know what questions to raise for further analysis. Walk through a set of sample financial statements, focusing on definitions and relationships of numbers. What are some “red flags...
08 Apr 2020

Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Training - April 8

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
In 2018, both New York State and New York City passed laws intended to combat workplace sexual harassment. All employers are required to adopt a written sexual harassment prevention policy, including a complaint form, and provide annual sexual...
09 Apr 2020

Financial Series: Getting the Financial Information You Need Without Overburdening Grantees

Thursday, April 9, 2020 -
9:00am to 11:00am
You now know what you can learn about grantees through the Form 990’s and Financial Statements. What more do you need from them to understand their financial situations? What’s useful to you and not too much to ask from grantees?
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