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17 Nov 2021

The Philly DA: Advancing Criminal Legal Reform from the Inside Out

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 -
12:30pm to 1:45pm
As part of our collaborative film series, please join our partners, Media Impact Funders and the Justice Reform Working Group to a special clips and conversation on the PBS POV series Philly DA.
23 Feb 2021

Preview of the Knight Media Forum: Polarization in America - A Webinar Hosted by Media Impact Funders

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
The impact of polarization on American society cannot be overstated. It is increasingly affecting what we do (masks or no masks?), who we listen to (CNN or OANN?), and even how we think (fair or rigged election?). And the division is only deepening.
06 Jan 2021

How can philanthropy invest in a more equitable technology sector? - A Webinar Hosted by Media Impact Funders

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
We invite you to join us for the second program in our three-part series, which will focus on what it will take to design digital public spaces that support and engage all people of diverse backgrounds.
17 Nov 2020

The Impact of Big Tech: What is the Solution? - A Webinar Hosted by Media Impact Funders

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
It’s impossible to live in the digital world without engaging with Big Tech. These behemoth information technology companies—Apple, Google, Facebook, etc.—influence all facets of life, impacting us in ways we are only just starting to understand.
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...
07 May 2020

COVID-19, Democracy and the Importance of Local Journalism - A Webinar

Thursday, May 7, 2020 -
9:30am to 11:00am
We invite you to join us for a timely and insightful conversation about local journalism with funders who are making bold investments in the sector and the civic news organizations that they support. Join your funder colleagues in examining current...
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23 Jul 2019

Saving the Vaquitas: Screening and Discussion of National Geographic's Sea of Shadows

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
As part of our collaborative film series, please join our partners, Media Impact Funders and the Environmental Grantmakers Association to a special screening and discussion of the award-winning film Sea of Shadows , that follows undercover...
06 Feb 2019

The Armor of Light: Faith and the Debate Over Guns in America

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 -
4:30pm to 7:00pm
We invite you to join Media Impact Funders and Philanthropy New York for a special screening and discussion of the powerful film The Armor of Light and a conversation about our fractured political culture and the possibility of having people come...
25 Apr 2019

Dissecting Rape Culture: Roll Red Roll, A Screening and Discussion

Thursday, April 25, 2019 -
4:30pm to 7:00pm
As part of our collaborative film series, Media Impact Funders and Philanthropy New York invite you to a special screening and discussion of the award-winning film Roll Red Roll , which intensely examines rape culture in America through the lens of...
20 Nov 2018

Equity Speaker Series: Titus Kaphar and The Jerome Project

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Join us in a discussion and screening of Titus Kaphar’s short film, The Jerome Project , a multimedia investigation into the criminal justice system through the lens of the common name Jerome. The project began as Kaphar was...
11 Sep 2018

Funding the News and Finding Innovation - A Webinar Hosted by Media Impact Funders

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
As the field of journalism continues to grapple with the collapse of local news outlets across the country, it’s clear that financial support is needed now more than ever. Philanthropy, in response to the radically changing landscape, is stepping up...
28 Mar 2018

Elevating the Public's Understanding of Science Through Popular Culture - A Webinar Hosted by Media Impact Funders

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Join us for a Media Impact Funders-sponsored webinar exploring new ways for funders to engage the public with science and evidence, and advance understanding of science and the scientific process.
12 Jul 2017

Exclusive Preview & Discussion with Stanley Nelson: Tell Them We Are Rising

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 -
4:30pm to 7:00pm
We invite you to join Media Impact Funders, Philanthropy New York, Grantmakers in Education, and the Association of Black Foundation Executives for a special screening and discussion of the powerful new film Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of...
03 Aug 2017

VR For The Real World: New Tools To Make The World Better

Thursday, August 3, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
From 360 videos to gaming platforms, virtual reality developers are finding themselves more and more at the nexus of empathy and advocacy. Their goal? To create immersive experiences that create positive social change. Some experiences are more...
09 Mar 2017

Secret Film Screening & Funder Discussion of Sundance Award-Winning Documentary

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
4:30pm to 7:00pm
We invite you to join co-sponsors, Media Impact Funders and the Environmental Grantmakers Association , for a secret screening of a 2017 Sundance award-winning documentary film. Come see it before it hits the major outlet that just picked it up!

Despite Gridlock In Washington, Funders See Enormous Potential to Move the Needle on America’s Gun Crisis

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11/15/2016
Nina Sachdev Hoffmann of Media Impact Funders interviews Nina Vinik of the Joyce Foundation about efforts in the philanthropic community to prevent gun violence, including more media coverage, research and education to support stronger gun laws at...
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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.

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