1. EPIP in NOLA: Session Descriptions

    New Orleans :: Three Cases of Community Revitalization Ashley Bowden, Cool Culture Historically, economic development and the arts and culture have been perceived as mutually exclusive. More recent conversations around community revitalization have put them in conversation with one other. This session will highlight community revitalization initiatives that seek to...

    Read more.

  2. MC MaL | Social Justice & Racial Analysis Resources

    This March, EPIP is highlighting the Measuring a Leader Social Justice and Racial Analysis Skills. Social change leaders: Embrace diversity based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age Understand the historical origins of long-standing structural problems Ensure equitable and just outcomes for all people And can be demonstrated by… Engaging in community-based organizations...

    Read more.

  3. Webinar recap – Strengthening the Field of Black Male Achievement: Strategies for Success

    February 4, 2015 EPIP Webinar | Strengthening the Field of Black Male Achievement: Strategies for Success In the wake of Ferguson, Eric Garner, and the burgeoning #blacklivesmatter movement, the campaign to improve black male achievement has become more urgent than ever. During this webinar, we were joined by policy and communications experts...

    Read more.

  4. MLK Day, Chautauqua, EPIP & #BlackLivesMatter (Creating a Space for a Critical Conversation)

    This guest post was authored by Rahsaan Harris, the President & CEO of The Emma Bowen Foundation For Minority Interests in Media. Dr. Harris most recently served as EPIP’s second Executive Director from 2012-2014.    Don’t give up I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound...

    Read more.

  5. Voices from the Field: The Oppression Olympics & The Critique of MBK

    This post originally appeared on the Nonprofit Quarterly blog at https://nonprofitquarterly.org/policysocial-context/24893-the-oppression-olympics-the-critique-of-my-brothers-keeper.html Voices from the Field: The Oppression Olympics & The Critique of MBK WRITTEN BY RAHSAAN HARRIS AND AKILAH WATKINS-BUTLER There is an important feminist critique of My Brother’s Keeper (MBK), an initiative promoted by President Obama, which warrants examination. Some...

    Read more.

  6. Building Community Capacity – A Role for a Modern Philanthropic Sector

    This guest post was authored by Ryan Ginard. Ryan works for The San Diego Foundation, where he builds capacity for the Malin Burnham San Diego Center for Civic Engagement through the Civic Leadership Fund, and supports the development and implementation of the Legacy League and Nonprofit Planned Giving Partnership program. Ryan...

    Read more.

  7. A Few Thoughts Towards More Inclusive Philanthropy

    By Nadia Owusu, Senior Associate for Knowledge and Organizational Development, Living Cities “I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids-and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.”- Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man Last...

    Read more.

Sign up for our mailing list