1. Webinar Recap: Social Justice Trends in New Media: How New Civil Rights Movements Take Shape

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015 EPIP Webinar| Social Justice Trends in New Media: How New Civil Rights Movements Take Shape Social Justice Trends in New Media: How New Civil Rights Movements Take Shape What takes places after the hashtag?  When you post your support in a comment or a 10 second...

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  2. Crowdfunding for the Common Good: How Does it Drive Social Change?

    By Rachael Young, Program Officer, Mertz Gilmore Foundation and Steering Committee Member, EPIP-NY Crowdfunding platforms raised an estimated $5.1 billion worldwide in 2013, nearly twice the total for 2012. Although most of this booming investment is in private ventures, mission-driven crowdfunding platforms are also emerging on the leading edge of...

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  3. Event Recap and Podcast – Tapping the Crowd to Solve Social Inequity

    EPIP-NY Event: Tapping the Crowd to Solve Social Inequity January 22nd With generous support from the Surdna Foundation, our EPIP-NY chapter partnered with Housing Works Bookstore Cafe to host a fascinating panel discussion on crowdfunding for social change.  The distinguished panel explored a number of issues in the emerging field...

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  4. No More Heroes? Philanthropy in a post-Madiba world

    By Nicole Rose Nieman, 2013 Emerging Leaders International Fellow, Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, The Graduate Center, CUNY “What is the role of philanthropy in the 21st Century?”  A friend challenged me before I left my home country, South Africa, for a semester fellowship in New York City this past fall. ...

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  5. Reflections on EPIP’s People of Color Network Gathering

    This post was authored by Lydia Nylander, of the U.S. Department of Justice, who attended EPIP’s People of Color Network Gathering last month. For me, November in Boston usually generates thoughts of unconscionable temperatures and an abrupt introduction to hypothermia. However, I can only feel that the unseasonable warm weather...

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