Economic Security

19 May 2015

Economic Inequality and Mobility: Looking at the Evidence to Inform Philanthropy’s Actions

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 -
9:15am to 11:15am
Since the economic downturn of 2008, increasing media attention on income inequality and its effects on our society has turned up the volume on the public conversation. But has the coverage actually increased the philanthropic sector’s understanding...
25 Mar 2015

Beyond Gender Equity: How Philanthropy is Taking Gender Norms into Account

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Is your grantmaking responding to new understandings of the importance of addressing gender norms along with age, race and class? Gender norms are the beliefs, scripts and expectations we all have for how to be men and women. And addressing them is...
15 Oct 2014

Busting the Business of Trafficking Women and Children

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 -
8:45am to 11:00am
Human trafficking is often approached as a women and children’s human rights and social justice issue. Rightly so considering the U.S. State Department estimates 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year with...
22 Jul 2014

The Rollback on Reproductive Rights and Justice

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 -
8:45am to 11:00am
The opposition to reproductive rights in this country employs many different tactics that target a variety of communities, from the criminalization of pregnant women, to promoting myths like Asian American women are giving birth to more boys than...
25 Jun 2014

The Future of Finance: Shifting Power and Wealth from Wall Street to Main Street

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
The financialization of our economy is a driving force behind growing inequality in our country, and precipitated the financial crash of 2007. The financial downturn led to the worst recession since the Great Depression, leaving working families...

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