Events

  • Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 06:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada) · 14 rsvps

    EPIP MN | Public Screening of Salam Neighbor and Community Discussion

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    The MN Chapter of Emerging Professionals in Philanthropy is hosting a public screening of “Salam Neighbor”, a film that documents the experiences of two American filmmakers as they lived among 85,000 Syrians in Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp.  These filmmakers were the first allowed by the United Nations to set up a tent inside a refugee camp, and they spent a month covering what the United Nation’s Refugee Agency calls “the world’s most pressing humanitarian crisis”. 

    The screening will be followed by a community discussion lead by Bayan Tawakalna, a Syrian woman refugee and community leader.  This is an opportunity for professionals from the philanthropic, non-profit and government sector to learn more about the refugee experience and to understand the process of resettlement.

    Light Refreshments will be served.

    Suggested Donation: 

    $5.00 per person-all donations will go to In Progress Multimedia Arts for their generous donation of their space and equipment to make this event possible. 

    Community Speaker Bio:

    Bayan Tawakalna comes from a small neighborhood in the capital of Syria, Damascus.  She had a peaceful childhood surrounded by many loved ones and friends.  In 2012, her peaceful life was shattered.  Bayan and her family were forced to flee Syria in search of safety.  Separated from family, Bayan, her mother, and her younger siblings were transplants from one country to another in search of a safe home.  Not only was this psychologically traumatizing, it forced Bayan to take on responsibilities bigger than herself and to mature more quickly than her young age.  In 2016, Bayan and a few of her family members were granted asylum in Minnesota.  Although she gained a shelter, she lost a home.

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  • Friday, October 27, 2017 at 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) · 12 rsvps
    Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles, CA

    EPIP LA Visits Cuba Is

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    Join EPIP LA for a docent-led tour of Annenberg Space for Photography's Cuba Is exhibit on Friday, October 27th at 12pm! After the tour, you will have the opportunity to get to know fellow EPIP-ers as we mingle over lunch in the downstairs courtyard. Lunch is no-host, but there will be several tasty options to choose from or feel free to bring-your-own lunch. 

    Space is limited on the tour so make sure to RSVP today!

    Please visit Annenberg Space for Photography's website for directions and parking information

    If you have any questions, please contact Jenna Diaz-Gonzalez at losangeles@epip.org.

     

    Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Led by the Getty, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is the latest collaborative effort from arts institutions across Southern California.

     

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  • Thursday, November 02, 2017 at 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) · 13 rsvps

    EPIP DC Open House

    Join your EPIP DC Steering Committee this fall for an open house to learn about how you can get involved in the chapter, to share your ideas and help us shape our programming for 2018. Join us in a conversation about how we’ll continue to build this movement for positive change in the philanthropic sector! Food and drink provided. More details to come.

  • Thursday, November 02, 2017 at 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) · $10.00 USD · 2 rsvps
    Private home in Hancock Park; Details shared when RSVP

    EPIP LA: Politics and Pizza, Part II

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    Join us for the second event in our Politics and Pizza (and wine) Salon Series! We will be continuing our discussion of public policy and civic engagement that began in May, with a focus on developing personalized action plans. You did not need to attend Part I to attend this event! We welcome those who are interested in civic engagement.

    This nonpartisan event will begin with a Q&A panel of community leaders who have experience engaging in civil and governmental sectors, moderated by Seyron Foo, Southern California Grantmakers’ Director of Public Policy and Government Relations, followed by personally-informed action planning in small, issue-oriented groups. We endeavor to be interactive, and seek to minimize “talk at you” time.

    As we observe what is happening locally, statewide, and nationally, we may be wondering how we can be more civically engaged. Some may wish to be active in local organizations and others may seek a more individual plan of action. From issues such as the environment to immigration, healthcare to housing, this event will explore how attendees can participate in civic life. 

    Attendees will leave the event equipped with a plan to advance their personal civic-political agenda, as well as satiated by engaging conversation and leftover Halloween candy.

    Are you an EPIP member? Click here for FREE member registration.

    Nonmembers: $10 fee (register below)

  • Thursday, November 02, 2017 at 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) · 9 rsvps
    Private home in Hancock Park; Details shared when RSVP

    EPIP LA: Politics and Pizza, Part II

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    Join us for the second event in our Politics and Pizza (and wine) Salon Series! We will be continuing our discussion of public policy and civic engagement that began in May, with a focus on developing personalized action plans. You did not need to attend Part I to attend this event! We welcome those who are interested in civic engagement.

    This nonpartisan event will begin with a Q&A panel of community leaders who have experience engaging in civil and governmental sectors, moderated by Seyron Foo, Southern California Grantmakers’ Director of Public Policy and Government Relations, followed by personally-informed action planning in small, issue-oriented groups. We endeavor to be interactive, and seek to minimize “talk at you” time.

    As we observe what is happening locally, statewide, and nationally, we may be wondering how we can be more civically engaged. Some may wish to be active in local organizations and others may seek a more individual plan of action. From issues such as the environment to immigration, healthcare to housing, this event will explore how attendees can participate in civic life. 

    Attendees will leave the event equipped with a plan to advance their personal civic-political agenda, as well as satiated by engaging conversation and leftover Halloween candy.

  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 05:30 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) · $10.00 USD · 11 rsvps
    Wells Fargo in San Francisco, CA

    EPIP Bay Area | Leader Salon

    EPIP Bay Area and Northern California Grantmakers present:

    epip_leadersalon_nov7.pngWe all want to make an impact with our work in philanthropy, but it’s not always clear how to chart our own leadership paths. Join us for a conversation and insight into how others have found success featuring EPIP alumni and other accomplished philanthropic professionals.

    From different career backgrounds and career stages, our speakers will dive into their personal experiences, discuss what worked to get them where they are today, and how they overcame barriers along the way. After the panel, you’ll get a chance to talk with the speakers in small group discussions with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion in philanthropy.

    This is a great opportunity to connect with the EPIP Bay Area community—join us for drinks, appetizers, and good conversation!

    Speakers

    • Charles Fields, Chief of Staff and Planning, James Irvine Foundation
    • Charles.jpg Charles Fields joined the Irvine Foundation’s San Francisco office in August 2016. He has more than a decade of leadership experience in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector, funding and supporting social change organizations to achieve greater impact.

      He previously served as a Senior Program Officer at The California Endowment where he was responsible for strategy development, grantmaking, and leadership activities in Southern California. During his tenure there, he co-developed and managed Sons & Brothers, the Endowment’s $50 million grantmaking and leadership program focused on improving the health, wellness, and opportunity of boys and young men of color, and the FreshWorks Fund, a $260 million public-private loan fund to increase access to healthy foods and spur economic development in underserved communities in California.

      Prior to the Endowment, Charles was a Program Officer at the Marguerite Casey Foundation, managing a $8 million portfolio of grants focused on community economic development, civic engagement, educational equity, violence prevention, and family support. Charles was also a West Oakland Initiative Coordinator and Neighborhood and Community Development Fellow at the San Francisco Foundation. Charles has a Master's in Education and Bachelor's in Organizational Communications from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.
    • Shalini Iyer, Director of Programs, Metta Fund
    • shalini-Iyer.jpg Shally Iyer oversees all aspects of the foundation’s communications and grantmaking strategy as well as the Fund’s convening, collaboration, and community partnership work. Prior to joining Metta Fund, Shally worked as a local Bay Area strategic grantmaker at The San Francisco Foundation in the Community Health Program and within the Partnership for HOPE SF, a citywide public-private partnership to increase economic opportunity for low-income families in San Francisco.

      A native of the East Coast, Shally was formerly with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, and led the evaluation work of their Tobacco Policy and Control Program. She is a passionate advocate for social and racial justice and serves on a number of non-profit boards as well as leadership positions in local affinity groups. She was selected as a 2016 Terrance Keenan Institute Fellow for Emerging Leadership in Health Philanthropy by Grantmakers in Health. Shally has an undergraduate degree as well as a Master of Public Health, both from the University of Pennsylvania.
    • Raquiba LaBrie, Program Director, Education Equity, Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
    • Raquba_LaBrie.jpg Raquiba LaBrie joined the Haas, Jr. Fund in 2017 after serving for three years as director of community investment with L+M Development Partners in New York City. Her work with the affordable housing developer focused on the design and management of a grantmaking program aimed at strengthening low-income communities of color in the city by investing in academic enrichment, workforce development and urban agriculture.

      Raquiba also worked for 13 years with the Open Society Foundations, managing grantmaking programs on racial justice, immigrant and LGBT rights, Black male achievement, neighborhood stabilization, criminal justice, and other priorities.

      Raquiba started her career in a New York City-based law practice working with foundations and public charities. Raised in East Oakland, she graduated magna cum laude from Yale University with a degree in English. She also holds a law degree from Harvard University.
    • Edward Wang, Director of Corporate Philanthropy, Tides
    • Edward.JPG Edward Wang is responsible for managing Tides’ key corporate partnerships and expanding Tides’ service offerings to new and existing partners. Prior to that, Edward was the Senior Advisor for Program Innovation, managing a portfolio of Tides’ donor advised funds, contract management accounts, and fiscally-sponsored projects. Edward has more than 16 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. He has designed and facilitated networks that bring together donors, cross-sector institutions, and multi-stakeholder initiatives to collaborate on various issues, with a goal of expanding and scaling participation and impact.

      Before joining Tides, he was the Development Manager for World Savvy, an education nonprofit dedicated to closing the global competency gap in K-12 schools in the U.S. In this capacity, Edward managed all aspects of resource development for the organization, helping to more than double its annual revenue and grow its programs nationally. He also worked as the Development Officer for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, responsible for building the organization's individual giving program and expanding support from institutional funders. Edward has an M.A. in Arts Policy & Administration from The Ohio State University and a B.A. in English Linguistics & Literature from Beijing Language & Culture University.
    • Kate Seely, Director of Leadership, Culture, and Community, Northern California Grantmakers (Moderator)
    • Kate_EPIP.jpgKate Seely directs NCG’s professional and leadership development work, and guides our focus on organizational culture as a leverage point for impact.

      Before working in philanthropy, Kate co-founded the nonprofit Puente a la Salud Comunitaria in Oaxaca, Mexico, a community development organization focused on public health, economic development, and sustainable agriculture. She proudly chairs the board there, and serves on the board of her amazing summer camp, the Bar 717 Ranch, and the nonprofit NewStories. She spent a transformative year completing a Master's in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability, where she deepened her own understanding of the type of leadership and organizational culture that is needed to achieve both environmental and social sustainability.

      In her life beyond work, she loves farms, farmers, cooking, eating, canning, community, nature, hiking and backpacking. On Sundays, you can find her working the farmers market for her friends' farm in Sebastopol.

    Agenda

    • 5:30 – 6:00pm   Networking Reception
    • 6:00 – 6:45pm   Panel Discussion
    • 6:45 – 7:30pm   Breakouts with Panelists

    Co-Sponsor

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    Tickets

    If you or your institution are a member of EPIP or NCG, you qualify for the $10 registration tier. No one turned away for lack of funds, so if the ticket prices below are a concern for you, please contact us at bayarea@epip.org, and we'll add you to the RSVP list. If you do not receive a RSVP confirmation after purchasing your ticket, please contact us.


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  • Monday, November 13, 2017 at 05:30 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) · 2 rsvps
    Karl Strauss Brewing Company

    EPIP San Diego November Happy Hour

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    Karl Strauss Brewing Company Sorrento Mesa
    Monday, November 13 at 5:30pm
    9675 Scranton Rd.
    San Diego, CA 92121

    *We will be there at 5:30pm, but please drop by at any point.
    *Appetizers and a drink will be provided for free.