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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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15 Jan 2016

The Drug War, Mass Incarceration and Racial Justice: Lessons from the Campaign to End the Racially Biased Marijuana Arrest Crusade in NYC

Friday, January 15, 2016 -
8:30am to 11:30am
In 1977, New York decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Yet between 1995 and 2010, the NYPD made more than 530,000 arrests for low-level possession, including 50,000 in 2010 alone.
03 Feb 2016

It’s PUBLIC Transit: Funders Look at New Initiatives to Connect NYC’s People & Places

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 -
9:00am to 11:00am
We face a unique moment in the life of public transit in New York. After three decades of steadily improving service, quality indicators have started to decline. You see it every day: train cars break down more often, delays have gone up,...

NY Juvenile Justice Funders Urge State Officials to 'Raise the Age'

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06/18/2015
Philanthropic support includes Tow Foundation, Pinkerton Foundation, Andrus Family Fund, Long Island Community Foundation, Brooklyn Community Foundation, Bernard F. and Alva B. Gimbel Foundation, David Rockefeller Foundation and New York Foundation.
25 Jun 2015

Nailing It: Building A National Movement of Nail Salon Workers

Thursday, June 25, 2015 -
2:45pm to 5:00pm
On virtually every street corner in the city sits a nail salon, a burgeoning industry that glamorizes the fingertips of half the City’s residents. And behind the glam are women who most often are paid less than the cost of the bottle of nail polish...

New York Foundation and Brooklyn Community Foundation Lauded for Nimbleness

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05/27/2015
The New York Community Foundation was one of five groups nationwide to receive an Impact Award from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy. The group was honored for taking risks by issuing grants to support community engagement and help...
10 Jul 2014

Funder Briefing on the Lessons from Hurricane Sandy

Thursday, July 10, 2014 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
After 20 months of supporting and working closely with community-based organizations in neighborhoods most heavily impacted by Hurricane Sandy, North Star Fund published: "From The Edge Of Disaster: How Activists and Insiders Can Use the Lessons of...
25 Feb 2014

BBB Charity Effectiveness Symposium VIII: Re-Imagining Impact

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 -
7:00am to 12:00pm
Baruch College School of Public Affairs
Join the Education and Research Foundation of the Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York as they present the "BBB Charity Effectiveness Symposium VIII: Re-Imagining Impact: Leadership Strategies for Greater Results." Foundation leaders,...
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15 Sep 2011

New York's Diverse Muslim Community: Building Civic Engagement and Responsive Social Services - Learning Tour

Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 8:00am
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The events of September 11, 2001 had a profound effect on all New Yorkers who still recall a deep sense of loss and dislocation. Also vivid ten years later are memories of coming together. People across the city formed strong networks of mutual...

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