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.
The Racial Equity Working Group is a group of WRAG members dedicated to understanding how structural racism manifests in our region – and to collectively take strategic actions toward dismantling it.
Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity will kick off with a facilitated exercise to begin to build a community ready to learn together.
Participants in Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity are invited to a kickoff conversation and reception at Ben's Chili Bowl and Ben's Next Door.
Attend this webinar to learn about sections of the Form 990-PF that present potential risks and vulnerabilities, as well as opportunities to better share your institution's work. You will also learn how to turn an examination of your 990-PF into an opportunity for improving internal practice, policy, and how these are communicated.
The federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act contains sweeping changes. Those changes create immediate uncertainty about compliance challenges and certain threats as states scramble to change their own tax laws and spending plans in ways that could impact your grantees' missions. This webinar is being hosted by the National Council of Nonprofits.
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 newly-released Social Return on Investment report shares insights on the impact created through Our Region, Your Investment – a local impact investing initiative, offered by Enterprise Community Loan Fund in partnership with WRAG, to address the housing crisis in the Washington, D.C. region.
Register early to reserve your seat and join the leaders of over 30 corporate foundations and giving programs in celebrating the giving season, reflecting on the year, and learning what's in store for 2018.
An uncertain federal health policy landscape threatens the Affordable Care Act's expansion of access to affordable, quality health care. Join the Regional Primary Care Coalition and the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers' Healthy Communities Work Group as we explore what’s next for the nation and our region
Data from the decennial census drives key decisions made by federal and local government, business, nonprofits, and philanthropy. When people aren't counted, they become politically invisible - and, historically, the Census has missed disproportionate numbers of people of color, immigrants, young children, and low-income households.
In the final program in WRAG's 2017 public education learning series, we will explore what it takes to ensure that all young people graduate on-time from high school, fully prepared with the skills they need for college or employment.
The Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) is hosting a day-long workshop, “Advancing Racial Equity: The Role of Government,” in DC. This workshop will introduce the growing field of practice within local and regional government to advance racial equity in local government. WRAG is proud to be a co-sponsor of this event.