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16 Feb 2017

NYC Commission on Gender Equity: What Are Its Economic Opportunity, Health and Safety Priorities?

Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Philanthropy New York’s Funders for Gender Equity are pleased to welcome Azadeh Khalili , the Founding Executive Director of the Commission on Gender Equity . Most recently, she served as the New York City’s Executive Director of...
06 Feb 2017

Democracy in the Era of Trump: How Grantmakers Should Adapt - A Webinar Hosted by FCCP

Monday, February 6, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
With the potential of accelerating and emerging threats to our democracy, we must reflect on how our roles and practices may need to shift in order to adapt to the shifting political landscape.
18 Jan 2017

Homeownership and the Racial Wealth Gap – Webinar

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
As the movement to understand and address income inequality gains momentum, policymakers, practitioners, and funders face the challenge of confronting growing wealth gaps by race and ethnicity.
05 Jan 2017

Resistance and Resilience Strategy of the Climate Movement - Webinar

Thursday, January 5, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
The political landscape nationally and in many states appears increasingly hostile to action on climate change. All indications are that we will be faced with attempts to roll back progress on climate change and clean energy. Given that communities...
16 Nov 2016

Gun Violence in America: Newtown and a Public Health Crisis

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:30pm
We invite you to join Media Impact Funders and Philanthropy New York for a special screening and discussion of the powerful film Newtown and a conversation about the increasing need to take a public health approach to curbing gun violence in America.
02 Nov 2016

End the Sexual-Abuse-to-Prison Pipeline

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
In a discussion developed by Philanthropy New York's Funders of Women and Girls, members will explore the ways in which we criminalize the responses of girls — especially girls of color — who have been sexually and physically abused, and what we can...
13 Oct 2016

Why is Wage Theft on the Rise as the Minimum Wage Increases to $15?

Thursday, October 13, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Despite recent minimum-wage hikes around the country to $15 an hour, why are workers facing more wage theft than ever? An estimated $50 billion a year is stolen from workers' wages, affecting workers of all types of industries, including low-wage...
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13 Sep 2016

Intersections of Health and Justice: A Conversation on LEAD and New York’s Opioid Epidemic

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Health care costs associated with the current U.S. opioid epidemic total an estimated $25 billion, according to the CDC. Despite having the third-highest spending in the nation (more than $1.2 billion) to confront the challenge, New York’s opioid...
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