Roundtable Discussion

23 Jul 2020

On Balance: Increasing Payout and Living to Fund Another Day

Thursday, July 23, 2020 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
With so many urgent needs arising as a result of the pandemic and the growing economic instability of our nation, foundations are debating questions about whether or not legislation or voluntary increases in payout will meet the fierce urgency of...
25 Jun 2020

Meet-and-Greet with Grantmakers in Health's Cara V. James

Thursday, June 25, 2020 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Dr. Cara V. James took up the reigns as President and CEO of Grantmakers in Health (GIH) in March 2020, just about the time the country began its shut-down due to COVID-19. With the cancellation of the GIH’s annual conference in June due to the...
09 Jun 2020

Secure Vote By Mail for Democracy's Sake

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Whether you care about the environment, the economy, health care, racial justice, criminal justice, or foreign policy, the 2020 election is considered the most critical in our nation’s history and will take place under unprecedented circumstances...
02 Jun 2020

Funders Update on an alternative Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) for 2020

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 -
10:00am to 10:30am
Zoom Meeting
The NYC Youth and Education Funders Working Group hosts bi-monthly, funders only webinar to share philanthropic responses and organizing efforts around COVID-19. Every two weeks, the group will invite representatives from philanthropy, government...
20 Apr 2020

Living with Dignity and Community in the Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Monday, April 20, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm
Philanthropy New York's Health Working Group has been convening virtually to discuss the philanthropic response to COVID-19 in the field. The Working Group invites you to join a virtual discussion with two leaders of the Supportive Housing Community...
16 Apr 2020

Bearing Witness: Philanthropy's Role in Responding to COVID-19

Thursday, April 16, 2020 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us to discuss how our sense of urgency can cause us to replicate, both in our personal and professional lives, the structures that we are committed to examining and dismantling. Explore how we can use this moment as an opportunity to invest in...
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...
05 Feb 2020

Democracy in 2020 and Beyond

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 -
9:00am to 11:30am
As the 2020 election nears, the immediate threats facing our democracy and the challenges that philanthropy must address could not be more clear. How can we ensure that the 2020 electorate is representative of the American public? What do we need to...

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