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March 15, 2018

Elyse Gordon | Each year, Philanthropy Northwest's Annual Conference helps unite our different regional experiences of philanthropy, community and social impact. It offers a rare chance for funders across our region to come together and share approaches and best practices for adapting to the latest social issues and exploring collaboration. Here are my top five reasons to attend this year's conference (#AC18) in Boise!   more »

March 10, 2018

More than 400 people gathered in Seattle University’s Pigott Auditorium to attend our inaugural Equity Speaker Series featuring Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, National Book Award winning author of Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. In his remarks, Dr. Kendi urged a new vision and role for philanthropy—one that challenges discriminatory policies and actively works to dismantle racial inequities. more »

March 7, 2018

Kathi Littmann, President & CEO, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation | I taught middle school, pursued architecture, was an executive in construction management, and then followed my dedication to education and community into the philanthropy sector. Each of those transitions were driven by my passion, but each success depended on mentors and peers who supported me and pushed me out of my comfort zone to go further. more »

March 5, 2018

Mozart Guerrier, executive director of 21 Progress | 21 Progress in Seattle is committed to antiracist and equity practices as we work to encourage emerging young leaders to build a more just society. For this Black History month, I would like to bear witness to the black leadership in our region. I want to share about three leaders who are working to end inequality and increase justice. more »