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Philanthropy Northwest
November 2, 2020
10:00am to 11:30am
PST

The fourth Advocacy in Action session will highlight how philanthropy can strengthen democracy by sharing bright spots and lessons learned.

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Philanthropy Northwest
October 1, 2020
12:00pm to 1:00pm
PDT

Join the Funders' Committee for Civic Participation and co-sponsors, including Philanthropy Northwest, for a webinar covering the local and state budget crisis.

September 30, 2020
2:00pm to 3:30pm
PDT
Virtual

Like other states across the country, Washington is facing a budget crisis accelerated by COVID-19, with a projected $4.5 billion revenue shortfall through next year. Unemployment is at its highest rate since the Great Depression and millions of families are struggling to meet their most basic...

Philanthropy Northwest
September 21, 2020
10:00am to 11:30am
PDT

In the third session of Advocacy in Action, we will look at how funders can scale their impact by working together. We will use the 2020 Census and other civic engagement efforts across philanthropy to advance public policy strategies and impact in communities.

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September 10, 2020
9:00am to 10:15am
PDT

Advocacy is an important tool for funders seeking to address systemic inequalities ingrained in our policies and practices, and it can be the sole focus of an organization or an additional strategy employed to create lasting change. Many families pursue advocacy because of a founder’s interest...

August 27, 2020
10:00am to 11:00am
PDT

Events of 2020 have spurred an increased interest in policy engagement from funders, knowing that an equitable recovery from COVID-19 and systems transformation will require a real push for change. We know that many funders are also asking very similar questions:

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July 30, 2020
10:00am to 11:00am
PDT

America is in a crisis not of politics or policy, but of love. Using a blend of cutting-edge behavioral science, art and history, Arthur Brooks will demonstrate the roots of this crisis and its solutions not just in our personal lives, but even in politics and policy. This discussion will...