1. Wit and Wisdom: Three Things Philanthropy Can Do to Prevent More Deaths Like Trayvon’s

    This post was authored by Paul Bachleitner, Project Director of Joint Affinity Groups (JAG) and was originally published on the JAG Blog. It appears here as part of the EPIP-JAG blogging partnership, “Wit and Wisdom”. Less than three weeks ago, the not guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman for the shooting...

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  2. Wit and Wisdom: The Personal is Political — Ongoing Conversations of Race, Class, and Gender

    Kate Seely is the Director of Field Operations with EPIP. She is a leadership development enthusiast, a believer that honest communication and authentic leadership are the underlying keys to any sustainable change we endeavor to effect in this world.  As I have grown in my career over the past 10...

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  3. Wit and Wisdom — Foundations and the Fallacy of Post-Racial America: African American Men and Civic Engagement

    Post-racial America?! A week before the 2013 @EPIPNational Conference in Chicago, Dr. Emmett Carson was the Clinton Scholar in Residence at the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. During that week, he examined the implications of philanthropy’s perceptions of a ‘post-racial America’, and further posits reflections on the civic engagement...

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  4. Wit and Wisdom: Reflections on EPIP’s People of Color Gathering

    In early February 2013, five members of EPIP Boston attended the EPIP National Professional Development Fund Conference held in San Francisco, below are their reflections. Those who attended were Jessica Baylor, EPIP Boston member; Nakisha Lewis, EPIP Boston Co-chair; Hehershe Busuego, EPIP Boston Steering Committee member; Andrea Forsht, EPIP Boston...

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  5. JAG and EPIP Launch Wit and Wisdom, a blogging partnership

    EPIP and JAG (the Joint Affinity Groups) are proud to announce the launch of Wit and Wisdom, a blogging collaboration. Featuring a monthly entry from individuals within our networks, it will highlight thought leadership about philanthropy, racial/social equity, and multigenerational change. Its lightening-hot interviews, essays, and case studies aim to...

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