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09 Jan 2017

David vs. Goliath: How Arizona Advocates Won Victories in the Fight Against Extremism - Webinar

Monday, January 9, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Despite a 2016 election season which saw the rise of xenophobic rhetoric, advocates in Arizona have surprised many by successfully pushing back against anti-immigrant bills in the state legislature, defeating leading anti-immigration figure Sheriff...
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...
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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27 Sep 2016

Healthcare Crisis: Do We Have the Workforce Needed for Today and Tomorrow?

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Our healthcare system today faces many great challenges that include: a rapidly aging population; increases in chronic illness and mental health needs; and the spread of global disease and infection.
12 Jul 2016

Using Advocacy to Support Mission: What Your Foundation Can and Can’t Do, Can and Can’t Fund

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn what you need to know about the ins-and-outs — and what's licit and what's not — about using or funding advocacy to further your foundation’s work.
16 Jun 2016

Will Philanthropy Join In The Fight To Vote?

Thursday, June 16, 2016 -
8:30am to 11:00am
In the midst of this year’s presidential election, understanding the right to vote – and exercising this right – is critical to the future of the country. This issue has been at the center of American politics since the beginning, from the Founders...
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10 May 2016

Philanthropy New York's 37th Annual Meeting: Rethinking American Justice

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 -
1:30pm to 6:30pm
Philanthropy New York is proud to announce that our 37th Annual Meeting “Rethinking American Justice” will focus on the history and present application of justice in America – discussing what we call criminal and examining the kinds of reforms that...

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