Civic Engagement

20 Oct 2020

Will New York Politicians Get to Pick Their Voters? Why Redistricting Matters

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Beyond a full, fair and equitable 2020 census count, redistricting is just as important to our democracy. Join us, along with the New York State Census Equity Fund, and an expert panel to discuss the challenges ahead, and consider opportunities for...
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20 Oct 2020

White Nationalism + Voter Suppression: How Online Platforms Disenfranchise Communities of Color - A Webinar Hosted by FCCP

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us to discuss how digital platform accountability and online voter suppression are impacting democracy in a rapidly changing environment, and learn about the strategies advocates are deploying to mitigate the harmful effects on the electorate.
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15 Oct 2020

Democracy in Crisis: Will Philanthropy Finally Wake Up?

Thursday, October 15, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:15pm
Less than 2 percent of foundation dollars spent in the past decade have been dedicated to efforts to advance democracy reform. The indifference that this number reflects is astonishing, given the importance of a functioning democracy to almost...
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...
01 Oct 2020

State and Local Budgets - the Next COVID-19 Battlefront - A Webinar Hosted by FCCP

Thursday, October 1, 2020 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join this webinar to learn more about the state and local fiscal crisis, lessons learned from the Great Recession, key principles for an equitable response, and how state and local advocates are gearing up for the budget battles to come.
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22 Sep 2020

What 2020 Rapid Response Looks Like: Responsive Planning and Innovative State Mobilization Strategies - A Webinar Hosted by FCCP and Democracy Fund

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
While this year has called for unprecedented shifts in 2020 election approaches, efforts are underway to address uncertain outcomes and threats to election integrity. Join us to learn more about initiatives that allow for quickly evolving November...
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27 Jul 2020

Racial Gerrymandering: A Fundamental Threat to Equity - A Webinar Hosted by FCCP

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 2:00pm
Join FCCP and the Fair Representation in Redistricting initiative for an engaging panel discussion to understand the implications of redistricting on racial equity, how groups are organizing to ensure fair representation, and how funders can engage...
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...
28 May 2020

Humanizing Immigration: A Conversation in Three Parts

Thursday, May 28, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Philanthropy New York is excited to announce Humanizing Immigration , a special three-part series, examining the U.S. immigration system. Through presentations, performances and panels, we will take a close look at a topic that’s vital this election...
27 May 2020

The COVID-19 Origin Story: A Case Study - A Webinar Hosted by Media Impact Funders

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Where did COVID-19 come from? As its origin remains the subject of scientific debate, we as a society must confront our own behavior and its devastating effects on the environment. We must ask ourselves what environmental actions can we take to...

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