Children, Youth and Families

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...
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...
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...
17 Dec 2019

Working with Intermediaries: A Brownbag Lunch Discussion

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Philanthropy New York
From DAFs to giving circles and community foundations to fund aggregators, intermediary organizations come in many forms. At their best, intermediaries can expand organizational capacity, provide expert guidance and connect funders to sustainable,...
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...
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...
16 Oct 2019

Who is Poor in NYC? Hint: Many More People Than You Think

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Since its introduction in 2000, the Self-Sufficiency Standard has shifted the conversation from poverty to self-sufficiency and informed advocacy efforts, such as expanding tax credits for working households, reducing fares for low-income riders,...
10 Oct 2019

Uniting US: Challenging Fear and Standing Up for Humanity

Thursday, October 10, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
It is physically and emotionally taxing to keep up with the Administration’s near daily and inhumane actions targeting asylum seekers at our southern border. These political stunts whether on social media or through executive action have dire...

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