Past Events

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Apr 2014

Ten Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your Family Foundation

12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers

Are you getting the most out of your foundation? Much of what we are taught about family foundations focuses on their restrictions — what they can’t do. In truth, one of the greatest attributes of family foundations is their flexibility.

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Apr 2014

Funder Discussion: New Strategies to Support Boys and Young Men of Color

2:00pm to 3:30pm
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Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers

Funders in the Greater Washington region have invested in the work of improving the lives of all of our residents for years. Despite our collective efforts, there is a growing disparity in outcomes among many communities – particularly, boys and young men of color. Join us as we begin to explore new strategies to improve outcomes for our brothers, fathers, and sons in the Greater Washington region.

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Apr 2014

Brightest Minds: Michael W. Twitty on Culinary Justice

9:30am to 11:30am
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Busboys & Poets

Food, social, and environmental justice – these are a few of the ideas that speak to the better world we strive for. An internationally recognized food writer and culinary historian, Michael W. Twitty promotes an extension of these concepts in his notion of “culinary justice”: the idea that historically oppressed peoples should be recognized for their contribution to national and global food traditions and have the opportunity to prosper from this knowledge.

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