EPIP DC Event Follow-up | What Role Should Philanthropy Play in U.S. Democracy?

WASHINGTON, D.C.- EPIP DC hosted a panel discussion and conversation Wednesday, June 6 on philanthropy's role in U.S. democracy. This marks the first major event of the year for the EPIP DC Chapter. The panel featured Mark Schmitt of New America Foundation, Teresa Gorman of Democracy Fund and Benjamin Soskis of Urban Institute, and was facilitated by Kristen Campbell and Adiel Suarez-Murias of Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE). Topics for the discussion focused on increasing political polarization, distrust of and unfamiliarity with government and the media (local and national), and what philanthropy as an institution can play, and has played, to advance and model civic engagement. Resources were shared during and post-program and are listed below. 

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