Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Feb
11

2020 Northwest Children’s Foundation Forum: Community Trauma and Child Well-Being

February 11, 2020,
11:30am to 4:00pm
PST
Seattle, WA and Online

Mark your calendars for the upcoming 2020 Northwest Children’s Foundation Forum: Community Trauma and Child Well-Being: A Deeper Dive into the Future of Healing.

Northwest Children's Foundation is pleased to welcome back Dr. Shawn Ginwright, professor of education and africana studies at San Francisco State University, as their keynote speaker, and Seattle pediatrician Dr. Ben Danielson as their panel moderator. Together, they will guide attendees through thought-provoking discussions, challenge thinking and share their expert perspectives. 

Dec
10

A Conversation at the Intersection of Racial Justice and Community Development: History + Community + Policy + Funding

December 10, 2019,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
PST
Portland, OR

A Conversation at the Intersection of Racial Justice and Community Development: History + Community + Policy + Funding

Join Neighborworks America and the Fair Housing Council of Oregon for an intentional conversation about racial justice and community development.

Apr
18

Crime and Punishment in Black America, A Conversation with James Forman Jr.

April 18, 2019, 6:00pm PDT
Tacoma, WA

Join Philanthropy Northwest, other funders and community members for this conversation with James Forman Jr. In his memorable keynote, Forman shares his life journey as a child of a civil rights leader, a public defender, a founder of a charter school for incarcerated teens, and a law professor. He outlines America’s criminal justice crisis with both data and human stories. He leaves the audience inspired and armed with concrete ideas for how they themselves can contribute to change. 

Apr
11

Philanthropy's Role in Building an Inclusive Democracy: Conversation with Sayu Bhojwani

April 11, 2019,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
PDT
Philanthropy Northwest and Online

Join activist and author Sayu Bhojwani, for a conversation on representation, diversity in politics and her new book: People Like Us: The New Wave of Candidates Knocking at Democracy's Door. We'll host an intimate conversation between Kiran Ahuja and Sayu, and include time for small-group discussion. This is a unique opportunity to talk intimately with one of the nation's leading democratic visionaries. Available with virtual call-in option for those outside of Seattle. 

Feb
19-20

Improving and Protecting African Americans’ Economic Security: African American Financial Capability Initiative (AAFCI)

February 20, 2019,
7:00am to 10:00am
PST
Online

This event will reveal insights from the African American Financial Capability Initiative (AAFCI), a three-year effort facilitated by Prosperity Now (formerly CFED). The initiative supports communities of practice that tailor financial stability projects to the needs of six communities across the Pacific Northwest and the Midwest through the collaborative work of 30+ black-led nonprofits in Portland, Oregon; Seattle and Tacoma, Washington; Des Moines, Iowa; Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Each community of practice addresses the racial wealth divide with innovative approaches.

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