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24 Oct 2019

Beyond Bail: Justice Reform 2.0 - A Food for Thought Conversation

Thursday, October 24, 2019 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
After decades of advocacy work, criminal justice reformers have seen their efforts materialize into concrete legislative reforms. Most recently, New York, New Jersey, Washington DC and California have enacted reforms that address several issues...
13 Feb 2020

Walking the Walk: Operationalizing Lessons from Decolonizing Wealth and Winners Take All - A Food for Thought Conversation

Thursday, February 13, 2020 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Racial and economic inequality are codified within philanthropy's institutional structure and often perpetuate the very inequities philanthropy tries to eradicate. Edgar Villanueva, Anand Giridharadas and others have taken aim at the philanthropic...

Food for Thought: A Conversation Series

Food for Thought is a series of conversations hosted by the Committee for Equitable and Inclusive Philanthropy for PNY members to discuss “equity” as a tool to buttress their philanthropic practice and as a lens through which to understand current...
13 Dec 2018

Whose Democracy?: Midterm Field Notes to Guide Funders Through 2020 and Beyond

Thursday, December 13, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:30am
America’s significant demographic shifts – increased racial and ethnic diversity, a larger aging population, and an altered urban racial composition – present an opportunity to close longstanding representation and electoral gaps in our democracy...
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25 Apr 2019

Empathy in an Era of Social Division and Toxic Politics - A Food for Thought Conversation

Thursday, April 25, 2019 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
A healthy society depends on its citizens having the urge and ability to care for others. Today, however, political and social animosity has nearly paralyzed federal government and limits our society’s ability to solve pressing domestic issues. Can...
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11 Dec 2018

In Mixed Company: People of Color in White Spaces - A Food for Thought Conversation

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Traditional media and social media alike have been flooded with stories of people of color being targeted as they live, work, study, and otherwise navigate “white spaces.” Are these encounters a mere growing pain as society becomes more equitable...
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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...
16 Apr 2019

Equity Speaker Series: Exploring Racism in America with Richard Rothstein

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Richard Rothstein is an American historian and academic. He is a Senior Fellow at the Haas Institute at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute. Previously,...
16 May 2018

Funding a Racially Just Food System - Funders Briefing Hosted by Community Food Funders

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Racism is built into the DNA of the United States’ food system. It began with the genocidal theft of land from First Nations people, and continued with the kidnapping of skilled farmers from the shores of West Africa. Under the brutality of the whip...
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22 May 2018

Tipping Points: Philanthropy's Role in Changing the Narrative of Power

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
The country is embroiled in heated conversations destined to change the fabric of this country, whether the starting point is race, immigration, climate change, or sexual harassment. While separate and distinct, these discussions converge most...
08 Nov 2017

Social Impact Means Investing in Leadership: Successful Models featuring Echoing Green and King Baudouin Foundation’s 2017 African Development Prize Winners

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Join Philanthropy New York’s International Grantmakers Network (IGN) and its Committee for Equitable and Inclusive Philanthropy (CEIP), the King Baudouin Foundation United States, and Echoing Green, for a rare opportunity for a conversation with the...
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08 Mar 2017

Achieving Equity…How Exactly?

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:30am
The idea of incorporating equity in philanthropy is gaining traction in the field. The reasons why may be obvious – from longstanding commitments to helping those most marginalized to recent electoral outcomes. But the how of embracing equity can...
13 Jul 2016

Tools for Tackling Implicit Bias and Advancing Racial Equity in Grantmaking

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm
We are in a moment where racial consciousness is high and discussions of racial justice are arguably more common than ever. Yet the mind sciences show us that there are a critical set of unconscious perceptions driving choices and responses in ways...
14 Sep 2016

Advancing Racial Equity: the Opportunity for Philanthropy

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
As a nation, we espouse values of equality and justice, and yet, racial inequities currently exist across all indicators for success, including in education, criminal justice, jobs, housing, public infrastructure and health, regardless of intent or...
21 Jun 2016

Diverse Boards: Moving Beyond Rhetoric

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Many nonprofits and philanthropies embrace the values and goals of inclusiveness, but have had mixed success in diversifying their boards. Some have had challenges identifying appropriate leaders from less familiar communities. Some have had...