Funder Briefing: Applying a Racial Equity Lens to Policies that Impact Young Children

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019
9:30am to 11:00am EDT
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The Meyer Foundation
1250 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 800
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Eligible to attend: WRAG members and members of the Early Care & Education Funders Collaborative

WRAG Members: Please register online
ECEFC Members: Please email Rebekah Seder, seder(at)washingtongrantmakers.org

More and more, local funders desire to invest their resources into projects or initiatives that utilize a racial equity lens. However, it is not always clear how to integrate racial equity into priorities and funding decisions around specific issue areas. In this session, Stephanie Schmit and Ruth Cosse from CLASP's Child Care and Early Education team will discuss racial inequities in early care and education systems, how policies can advance or hinder racial equity, and implications for philanthropy when considering investment decisions in the early childhood education space.

Thank you to the Washington Area Women’s Foundation’s Early Care and Education Funders Collaborative for co-hosting this discussion.

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