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Breakfast Plenary: Edgar Villanueva

Publication date: 
09/2019

Edgar Villanueva, author of Decolonizing Wealth, spoke about the role of philanthropy in today’s society as a part of a breakfast plenary session at United Philanthropy Forum's 2019 Annual Conference in Cleveland on July 16. Edgar emphasized the importance of understanding the dynamics and impact of colonization on our country and our field, and beginning the process of healing, if we are ever going to make philanthropy as effective, powerful and equitable as it has the potential to be.

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New Releases Roundup: September 2019

Release Date: 
10/02/2019

Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Asset Funders Network, Center for Effective Philanthropy, Commonfund Institute & Council on Foundations, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, Grantmakers in Aging, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, National Council of Nonprofits, Native Americans in Philanthropy, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Funders, and The Bridgespan Group. 

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Original Instructions: A CHALLENGE TO PHILANTHROPY TO EXPAND HEALTH AND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR NATIVE YOUTH

Emboldened by the youth of Standing Rock, in June 2017, the Schott Foundation for Public Education and Native Americans in Philanthropy hosted Native American leaders and funders to discuss how to support Native youth in bigger and bolder ways. As a group, these leaders grappled with such questions as: What is the responsibility of those working with Native youth during this critical time? What is the role of philanthropy in this work? What did we learn from Standing Rock as it relates to youth leadership, health and education?

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