Our country is yet at another crossroad in the wake of the events in Charlottesville. The stakes continue to climb. And the question is: are we now ready to confront the racism that thrives daily?
This summer, the "Our Region, Your Investment" initiative hit a new milestone - its first ever return investor: The Richard E. & Nancy P. Marriott Foundation.
She, in partnership with Dr. Kathy Kretman, director of the Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership and research professor at the McCourt School, will explore the role of philanthropy in addressing racial equity in the DC region and co-teach a graduate seminar on philanthropy and racial justice.
Last week, Philip Walsh of Maine Initiatives presented on his foundation's approach toward advancing racial justice: participatory grantmaking.
The Housing Leaders Group of Greater Washington has released a guidebook compiling planning and policy tools that local governments, nonprofit and for-profit developers, and advocacy groups in the region are using—or could be using—to promote the production and preservation of housing affordable to all.
Tamara Copeland, WRAG’s president, ponders the lack of sabbaticals in the social profit sector and discusses the benefits of taking an extended break. Tamara will take her own sabbatical this summer.
WRAG's president Tamara Copeland reflects on the killing of Jordan Edwards by police in Dallas.
WRAG's president Tamara Copeland discusses perceptions of racial identities while reflecting on her own, and challenges others to confront their unconscious biases.
WRAG's Gretchen Greiner-Lott updates the community about advocacy efforts on behalf of the Johnson Amendment.
WRAG’s Philanthropy Fellows program, our partnership with the Do Good Institute at the University of Maryland, has had a real impact on the students and the organizations that host them. We followed up with some former fellows to find out how their experience working in philanthropy as students has influenced their careers.