As April comes to a close, EPIP chapters are gathering virtually to build community over coffee and on the virtual dance floor, discussing reducing bias in grantmaking and philanthropy's role in addressing homelessness, and practicing self-care.
Upcoming EPIP Chapter Events
Coffee with DC Philanthro-people (EPIP DC)
Thursday, April 22nd at 9:00 AM Eastern Time
Start your day with other philanthrofolk - enjoy informal conversation and networking with EPIP DC and the DC philanthropic community!
Reducing Bias in Grantmaking (EPIP CO)
Thursday, April 22nd at 9:00 AM Mountain Time
Join EPIP Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Chapter of PEAK Grantmaking to learn how you can help reduce bias and embed antiracism in your institution's funding strategies, policies, and practices. The event will feature a presentation by PEAK Grantmaking's Programs and Knowledge Director Melissa Sines, followed by a panel discussion with Camisha Lashbrook (The Women’s Foundation of Colorado), Dianne Myles (AJL Foundation), and Dace West (The Denver Foundation). These Colorado-based funders will be discussing their experiences of reducing bias in philanthropy at their own organizations, sharing insights, lessons learned, and goals for continuing this work.
Chat & Cabbage Patch (EPIP NY)
Thursday, April 22nd at 5:30 PM Eastern Time
Dance your cares away in this fun follow-up to EPIP New York's epic 2020 Summer Jam. Leave it all on the virtual dance floor as you shake the stress away in the company of your philanthropic peers.
According to Need: Podcast Discussion (EPIP Bay Area)
Thursday, April 22nd at 5:30 PM Pacific Time
Join EPIP Bay Area for a discussion of the Bay Area housing crisis and philanthropy's role in combating this growing issue. The discussion will build from questions and topics presented in Episode 1: Prologue of According to Need, a project of 99% Invisible, and Episode 8: Tech Philanthropy of the Philanthropy and Social Movements podcast series produced by students at the Harvard Kennedy School, including what is being done to get people into housing and how the tech industry and tech philanthropy can get better at doing good.
Yoga & Healing Justice (EPIP LA)
Friday, April 23rd at 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Join EPIP LA for an interactive workshop to explore Healing Justice nd learn why it matters to the sustainability of social justice work. This workshop, led by Alicia ‘ayo’ Ohs, will focus on incorporating wellness into social justice work will include a short, accessible yoga practice that can be done at your desk. No previous yoga experience is necessary.
EPIP LA New Member Welcome
Tuesday, April 27th at 5:30 PM Pacific Time
Learn more about EPIP LA's mission, vision, goals, and upcoming programming - a great opportunity to meet the EPIP LA chapter leaders and your peers in the LA area.