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Webinar Recap - Negotiating for Yourself and Your Organization

Webinar Recap - Negotiating for Yourself and Your Organization

February 3, 2016

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Webinar Recap - 2016 Goal Setting for Visionaries

Webinar Recap - 2016 Goal Setting for Visionaries

January 27, 2016

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Transform Your 2016 with EPIP!

EPIP News

January 21, 2016

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Webinar Recap - Microaggressions' Effect on You: Set Your Healing and Self-Care Toolbox

Webinar Recap - Microaggressions' Effect on You: Set Your Healing and Self-Care Toolbox

January 20, 2016

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Announcing EPIP’s New Board Officers for 2016

We are pleased to announce EPIP's new board officers for 2016.

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Webinar Recap - Managing Up

Webinar Recap - Managing Up

January 6, 2016

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Spotlight on EPIP's New Board Members: Janet Sandoval

During EPIP’s ongoing transition, we strive to keep our members and our chapters in the loop with each other. Our Board Member Series seeks to familiarize our networks with our Board of Advisors on a more personable and pleasurable level. This month we welcome Janet Sandoval- an active member of EPIP’s Los Angeles Chapter. Ms. Sandoval is not at all new to us, but joined the Board of Advisors in September. Our Research and Communications Fellow, Christie Saint-Vil was able to interview her to speak more about her time with us thus far as well as her expectations for EPIP.  

 

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Webinar Recap - Welcome, Tamir! Town Hall with EPIP's new Executive Director

Webinar Recap - Welcome, Tamir! Town Hall with EPIP's new Executive Director

December 16, 2015

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An Open Letter to the EPIP Community from EPIP's New Executive Director

I could not be more excited to start as Executive Director of EPIP.  As the old commercial says: “I’m not only the president: I’m also a client.”  From my experience as a Chapter Leader in New York, as well as on EPIP’s national team, I’ve seen firsthand EPIP’s power as a platform for people of many backgrounds to learn, to connect and to find their path in philanthropy and beyond.  

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Reflections on PCN from Katie Steger

..."When arts practitioners and funders gather in isolation to talk about cultural equity in the field, we are often missing the critical context of the structural racism and other inequities that pervade our social systems more broadly. Even when structural racism is discussed, we still often grapple with equity issues individually (a lack of diversity in organizational leadership and boards, insufficient access for low-income communities, inadequate representation of a plurality of voices on stages, and a chronic under-resourcing of organizations of color, to make a few). In doing so, we often fail to connect them to one another or to the complex systems of oppression that exist across sectors.  Those who recognize this shortcoming quite rightly point out that what we are trying to overcome is a problem in the arts, but it is not an "arts problem" either exclusively or at its core. So how can we expect to solve it in our own field without also working to address it across more broadly?"...

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