This is a guest post by Jaser A. Alsharhan, Senior Program Associate at Colorado Association of Funders who shares his experience with The Blanket Exercise during the 2019 Forum annual conference and some key truths that he learned.
This is a guest post by Taryn Palumbo, Executive Director at Orange County Grantmakers who shares her thoughts of the 2019 Forum annual conference and some of the key takeaways about equity from engaging in conversations with fellow PSO leaders.
This is a guest post by Caterina Gironda, Research & Program Manager at Funders Concerned About AIDS shares her thoughts of the 2019 Forum annual conference and the power of representation and respect for diverse voices within PSOs realm.
In a guest post, Vince Stehle Executive Direct at Media Impact Funders shares his experience at #ForumCon19 shares experience with the power of Thomas Allen Harris' Family Picture USA.
In a guest post, Renee Brooks Catacalos, Member and Strategic Partnerships Director at Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders shares her reflections of the 2019 Forum annual conference and feeling the power of being part of a forward-thinking and supportive community as she grows as a PSO professional.
In a guest post, Anna D'Elia, Program and Services Coordinator at Council of New Jersey Grantmakers shares her reflections of the 2019 Forum annual conference and the lessons learned about partnership encouraging room for growth individually and as an organization.
In a guest post, Jessica Berns, Network Vibrancy Director at Philanthropy Massachusetts shares her experience of the 2019 Forum annual conference as a first-time attendee and the amazing work being done in philanthropy through partnership.
In a guest post, Jen Bokoff, Director of Stakeholder Engagement at Candid, shares her experience of The Blanket Exercise that took participants on a historical journey of Indigenous people in America.
In a guest post, Deborah Aubert Thomas, Vice President, Programs & Learning at Philanthropy Ohio, complies quotes from speakers of #ForumCon19 that encouraged her to approach the work of philanthropy with courage and urgency.
Resources from a concurrent session during the 2019 Forum Annual Conference in Cleveland, OH that featured representatives of Cleveland and Baltimore discussing the Evergreen Cooperative, Baltimore Integration Project and the Greater University Circle Neighborhood Initiatives as examples of collective leadership and anchor institutions that have made real change in struggling communities.