As the philanthropic sector grapples with our role in promoting equity, it is critical that staff, particularly emerging leaders, have the resources and support needed to advocate internally for more equitable, socially justice policies and practices. This interactive discussion, modeled on EPIP’s Emerging Leader Salons and a popular session at last year’s CHANGE Philanthropy UNITY Summit, will highlight lessons learned from a panel of experts and practitioners who have worked successfully – or not so successfully – to advance equity within their own institutions. The program will tap into the wisdom in the room and provide space for group discussion.
- Jeanné Isler, Vice President and Chief Engagement Officer, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) (Moderator)
- Danielle Reyes, Executive Director, Crimsonbridge Foundation
- Timothy McCue, Director of Grant Programs, Potomac Health Foundation
- Andrew Plumley, Senior Program Manager, Equity in the Center
Non-members, please register below.
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Washington, DC 20036
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EPIP DC is proud to pilot a new mentorship program to help cultivate strategic, supportive relationships for professional and leadership development in our local network and philanthropic community.
Inspired by EPIP National’s strategic framework and the mentorship programs hosted by EPIP Boston and EPIP LA, the DC chapter sees this as an opportunity to support our members in their internal and external advocacy and our shared commitment to equity and social justice in philanthropy.
Mentees will....Read more
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Rachel Ogorek is the Program Manager at NCFP. She is a proud alum of The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, The School of Public and Enviornmental Affairs, and AmeriCorps. She loves travelling, a good cup of tea, and her dog Charles Magnus.She is also a DC Chapter Leader.Read more
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A message from Kelly Trop & Tyler Nickerson.
"We find ourselves in this political moment with more questions than answers. Our strategies need evaluation. Our policy goals need readjustment. The constituencies we support are more vulnerable than before. Many of us were already moving against the grain towards a more just and equitable society, and the path just got a lot tougher.
In many ways, the election cemented what we already knew: local actions and community are more important than ever to achieving deep impact. Local philanthropies’ working together, as a DMV Region, will be even more critical and necessary. As a local sector, we must continue to find ways to move from independence to inter-dependence." [...Read more...]
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Storme Gray, Professional Development Program Associate, Council on Foundations
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