Social Justice

31 Mar 2017

Advocacy: A Compass for Today’s Terrain

Friday, March 31, 2017 -
8:30am to 4:30pm
Join us for a full-day conference to strengthen your foundation’s voice and impact. Learn how to navigate the legal, strategic, and governance activity necessary to incorporate advocacy and amplify your work. Philanthropic organizations – whether...
30 Mar 2017

Artistic Activism: Connecting Social Activism and Artistic Practice

Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
Over the years, social issue campaigners and activists have employed a variety of marketing and communications efforts to attract public interest to their causes to varying degrees of success. More recently, activists have turned to the arts for...
22 Mar 2017

Harnessing the Power of Youth Organizing: Impact on Resiliency, Social-Emotional Development, and Academic & Career Success

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Join the NYC Youth Funders for a session that will focus on the benefits of youth organizing and how these experiences help young people develop strong social-emotional competencies and tangible skills that promote academic and career success.
16 Mar 2017

What Does the Future Hold for Immigrant Workers and their Families? – A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Immigrants fill essential roles at every level of the U.S. economy, from corporate suites to construction sites. While concentrated in low-wage sectors, newcomers—particularly those without legal status—have been indispensable to the success of...
16 Mar 2017

Funders-in-Action: Grantmaking During Times of Political Change & Uncertainty

Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The past three months have witnessed dramatic shifts in federal policy, and many New Yorkers have found themselves living in greater fear of discrimination, deportation, arrest, and poverty.
13 Mar 2017

The Roles of Arts & Culture in Addressing Islamophobia

Monday, March 13, 2017 -
8:00am to 6:00pm
Islamophobia is escalating rapidly across the country, fueling fear, discrimination and hate crimes against Muslim, Arab and South Asian communities. In recent months, we have borne witness to a growing number of hostile acts including vandalism,...
06 Mar 2017

Resistance Strategies: Building Power, Forging New Collaborations and Organizing to Win - A First Monday Discussion Webinar Hosted by FCCP

Monday, March 6, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Come learn from movement leaders and funders how post-election shifts in the political landscape have instigated new thinking around ways to create effective coalitions and build resistance to the anti-democratic initiatives being advanced around...
28 Feb 2017

Prison Is The Most Unaffordable Housing

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
There is a documented link between rising housing costs, the recent drastic growth of evictions, and the exploding prison population. Over 100 cities in the United States criminalize life-sustaining activities such as sleeping, eating, and food-...

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