Research indicates that there is an exposure which dramatically increases the risk for 7 out of 10 of the leading causes of death in the United States. In high doses, it affects brain development, academic achievement, hormones, and the immune system. What is it? Trauma, or what some call “toxic stress.”
Talking about race is often difficult. This session will encourage white members of the philanthropic community to have these conversations, to share what you’re learning from the Putting Racism on the Table series, and to effectively address racist behaviors when you witness them.
For years, African-Americans have left unaddressed comments that unconsciously demean or disparage them. This holding back has had both a psychological and a physical impact. In this interactive session, you will gain a new level of comfort in talking about race and in calling out situations that advantage or disadvantage one race over another when they occur.
In this 30-minute webinar, hear from WRAG and Enterprise Community Loan Fund about how local residents, foundations, nonprofits, and banks are coming to the table to invest in affordable homes.
In the final grantmaking for racial equity session, funders will be introduced to a tool that helps you carry out a “racial equity impact analysis” to understand the potential impacts of foundation policies and practices on different racial/ethnic groups.
Earlier this year, WRAG hosted the first in a series of training sessions on how to apply a racial equity lens to grantmaking. Next, we will delve deeper, providing concrete experiences on how to use a racial equity lens that can then be translated into your day-to-day work as a program officer, foundation executive, or CSR professional.
This session will feature an esteemed panel of regional employers and business leaders who will share their perspectives on the impact of the cost of living in the DC metro area on talent recruitment and retention, employee commutes, teleworking, and other transportation issues.
In this 30-minute webinar, hear from WRAG and Enterprise Community Loan Fund about how local residents, foundations, nonprofit organizations, and banks are coming to the table to invest in affordable homes.