In June 2014, the United Way of King County published the report “A Vision for the Urban Indian Community: Assessment of Assets and Opportunities of the King County Urban Indian Population.” This event is part of the Seattle Urban Native Nonprofits planning committee's implementation plan of the “Together We Can Lift Up the Sky” community-based initiative for Seattle’s urban Native nonprofit community.
Alaska is described as a land of promise and prosperity, yet stark disparities across our society, especially in the distribution of wealth and opportunity, exist along racial lines — in villages and cities, rural areas and hubs, island and road system communities. Our partners at First Alaskans Institute invites you to be part of its Advancing Native Dialogues on Racial Equity (ANDORE) project by attending a Racial Equity Summit in Anchorage.
For funders seeking to understand how partnering with indigenous populations can advance mutual goals, Funding Indigenous Peoples provides an overview of indigenous issues and programs, funding strategies and approaches using real-world examples, tools and discussion questions for grantmakers, definitions of key terms, and additional resources. It is a guide highlighting the goals of donors and the practices of indigenous populations, especially in the areas of environmental defense, climate change, and global food security.
We're invited into an indigenous-led space to more deeply understand what it means for philanthropy to build authentic partnerships with self-determined peoples, cultures and communities. We are honored to offer you this unprecedented opportunity for experiential learning grounded in community, reflection and co-learning. Registration is now closed but a few spots remain.