Join us for our first quarterly New Member Orientation to learn more about the Racial Equity Working Group's goals, priorities, and group culture and find out how you can get involved in the work.
Calendar of Events
Dr. Devine and Dr. Cox, two scientific leaders in the study of stereotyping and implicit biases, developed and empirically tested this training designed to break the “prejudice habit.”
We are now less than two years away from “Census Day,” April 1st, 2020! Join a conversation about why the census matters and the role that philanthropy can play in ensuring a fair and accurate count.
The lack of reliable and centralized data at the local level can make it difficult for funders to assess impact, target resources, and identify programmatic gaps and opportunities. This panel will bring together nonprofits from DC, Maryland, and Virginia to identify what data is available in each state on children 0 to 5 and map comparable data across the region to help philanthropy better prioritize and target investments for young children.
Local funders are invited to a special briefing with Dr. Amanda Alexander, interim chancellor of DC Public Schools, and Ahnna Smith, interim deputy mayor for education.
The Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility offers CSR practitioners the opportunity to earn a Professional Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility from Johns Hopkins in just six months.
Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) is an annual convening that brings together foundation leaders from across the country for meetings with Congress about key issues of importance to foundations and philanthropy. FOTH is presented by United Philanthropy Forum in partnership with the Alliance for Charitable Reform and Council on Foundations.
The Racial Equity Working Group is a group of WRAG members dedicated to continuing to better understand how structural racism manifests in our region – and to collectively take strategic actions toward dismantling it.
The tax reform bill that Congress passed at the very end of 2017 has created great uncertainty, particularly for nonprofit organizations. WRAG and the Center for Nonprofit Advancement invite their members to a special briefing with Richard Locastro, CPA, JD, of Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman, who will discuss what we know so far, and provide insight into outstanding issues for the social sector.
If you are interested in learning more about housing affordability issues in and solutions for the Greater Washington region, you are invited to join WRAG’s Affordable Housing Action Team.
The racial disparities in society today are perpetuated by structures and systems that benefit some and disadvantage others. Dr. Kendi will explore the deep historical roots of these structures and their current realities.