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Our Region, Our Giving 2006
Communities thrive when people are housed comfortably, safely, and affordably. This is especially true for children. And when children thrive, their educational and other outcomes are more likely to be positive.
In our latest edition of What Funders Need to Know, we look at the connection between stable housing and educational outcomes.
June 2014 briefing on the impact of the FY2015 budget on public education in D.C.
In the latest edition of Our Region, Our Giving, we dig into data on giving, assets, funding practices, and trends in the sector that we collected from our member foundations and corporate giving programs in Summer 2014. The data tell a positive story about philanthropy in our region.
The agenda for the 2015 Loudoun County Philanthropy conference.
After watching the video of john powell discussing structural racism in America, use these discussion questions to start a conversation with your colleagues.
After watching the video of Julie Nelson discussing implicit bias, use these discussion questions to start a conversation with your colleagues.
After watching the video of Manuel Pastor on the racial mosaic of America, use these discussion questions to start a conversation with your colleagues.
After watching the video of Gail Christopher discussing the role of philanthropy in addressing racism, use these discussion questions to start a conversation with your colleagues.
The fifth session of Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity features Julie Nelson (Race Forward and the Government Alliance on Race and Equity) and Karla Bruce (Fairfax County Government). Across the country, state and local governments are beginning to take the lead on addressing racial inequity. What are examples of how this has happened? What is the role of community leaders in shaping these conversations? Where are we seeing success?
In 2015, the Taproot Foundation conducted an comprehensive study to identify what WRAG's impact is, and if and how the organization helps its membership be more effective and responsible in their philanthropy.
Use this guide to follow the main points as you watch the video of James Bell's talk on mass incarceration.
A comprehensive and independent assessment of WRAG's Putting Racism on the Table learning series in 2016.
In the third session of the 2018 Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity series, Dr. Robin DiAngelo, author of What Does It Mean to Be White?, discusses white privilege. What does it mean to be White in a society that proclaims race meaningless yet is deeply divided by race? Dr.
In the second session of the 2018 Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity series, Dr. Ibram Kendi, author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, discusses how racist ideas and racist policies interact to create structural racism. We encourage you to watch the video with your colleagues, and then use this discussion guide to help spark a conversation.
The final session of 2018's Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity features Dr. Manuel Pastor, Professor, Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity, University of Southern California. In the Greater Washington region -- like many other metropolitan regions -- a conversation about racism and racial equity must cross geographic jurisdictions and racial and ethnic lines. Dr.