Past Events

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Oct 2015

CEO Coffee & Conversation: How does racism impact the Greater Washington region?

9:00am to 10:30am
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Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers

It is easy to believe that racism is not a factor in our region. We hear about wealth disparity and income inequality, but rarely do we talk about racism as one of the issues worthy of conversation and action in the Greater Washington region. This CEO Coffee and Conversation will begin that conversation.

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Sep 2015

Funders' Roundtable of Montgomery County: Embracing New Neighbors, Creating Shared Prosperity

12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Bethesda, MD

Our community is a haven to thousands of immigrant families fleeing violence and poverty, including many unaccompanied minors who risked their lives to reunite with their parents. Join us to explore how both immigrants and local residents can come together to support the well-being of these children and empower whole families to contribute their fullest potential to the civic and economic fabric of our community.

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18
Sep 2015

SOLD OUT! Brightest Minds: Dr. Karl Alexander on the "long shadow" of childhood poverty

9:30am to 11:30am
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PNC

In a 25-year study, Johns Hopkins sociologist Karl Alexander tracked the lives of 790 Baltimore public school children. The findings of the study highlight the life-long consequences of being born into poverty. Dr. Alexander’s work has profound implications for those working to create and improve opportunities for low-income individuals and families.

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