October is full of great events from EPIP chapters and our partners - take a look! Whether you're looking to prep for the election, learn from a philanthropic leader, or take a deeper look at police reform and abolition, we've got you covered. And if you're looking to connect? Join EPIP Chicago for a coffee chat and EPIP New York for a virtual mixer that will be unlike most things you've seen online so far.
Join Chapter Events Across The Country
Coming up in October (all times local as noted):
- Thursday, October 22nd, at 3:00 PM Eastern: EPIP NY Gets Ready for Election Day 2020 - EPIP New York and New York Urban League Young Professionals are partnering to ensure that you are fully prepared to take part in this year's election. Learn about everything from understanding the ballot to what to do if you encounter trouble on Election Day in this interactive workshop.
- Friday, October 23rd, at 9:00 AM Central: EPIP Chicago October Coffee Chat - Join EPIP Chicago to connect with your philanthropic peers from the comfort of home - meet new folks, catch up with familiar friends, and share your thoughts about the latest in the Chicago-funder community or the world at large.
- Tuesday, October 27th, at 4:30 PM Eastern: EPIP NY Virtual Professional Networking Mixer - Bring your digital business cards to EPIP NY's Fall Networking Event - a facilitated event in an online setting that lets you meet and talk to people organically. You never know who you might meet!
- Wednesday, October 28th, at 12:00 PM Pacific: EPIP LA Lunch With A Leader: Nina Revoyr - Join Nina Revoyr, Executive Director of Ballmer Group’s philanthropic efforts in Los Angeles County and California, for a lunch to learn from her journey in the social sector leading to her current work to improve economic mobility for low-income children and their families in Los Angeles.
- Thursday, October 29th, at 12:00 PM Pacific: EPIP Bay Area Unpacks Police Reform, Abolition, and Defunding - Join EPIP Bay Area's article club for a discussion of Mariame Kaba's recent op-ed in the New York Times, "Yes, We Literally Mean Abolish The Police."
Check Out Events & Initiatives from Our Partners
Making Remote Work Better: Looking for best practices for working online? EPIP, in partnership with The Goodman Center, is proud to announce the release of the new report "Unmuted: What works, what doesn't, and how we can all do better when working together online." This report is based on a survey of nearly 4500 people working in the social sector and suggests several best practices ranging from the tactical (let meeting participants decide whether to turn their cameras off; use the chat box for polls, sharing links and materials, and checking in with meeting attendees) to the strategic (be more intentional in meeting purpose; center inclusivity). For the full report, click here to download.
Queer Funding for Black Lives: Join Funders for LGBTQ Issues on Thursday, October 22nd at 1:00 Eastern for a conversation with Black queer and trans leaders about the ways that the Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) is building a Black queer feminist future and how philanthropy can help support this work. Learn more and register here: M4BL: Queer Funding for Black Lives.
Racial Equity 2030 Call for Proposals: The W.K. Kellogg Foundation recently announced Racial Equity 2030, a call for bold solutions from visionaries, change agents, and community leaders in every sector that will close the racial equity gap and help drive an equitable future. In honor of the foundation’s 90th anniversary, the Challenge will award $90 million to invite, build, and scale actionable ideas for transformative change in the systems and institutions that uphold inequities. Teams must center on lived experience and include communities closest to the issues as part of leadership in the project. Applications are due in January 2021. Learn more and apply here: Racial Equity 2030.