Announcements

Power Shift 2009 Briefing

Please join us on April 16 at 3 p.m. ET to hear from Jessy Tolkan, the Executive Director of the Energy Action Coalition. In addition to a full report on the Power Shift 2009 Summit, she will update us on the youth movement’s plans to make sure Power Shift is just the beginning of a major policy and energy shift in the U.S.

Feel free to pass this invitation to others who may be interested. To join the call, please RSVP to Orelda Hicks, ohicks [at] sorosny [dot] org and call in to the following number:read more >>

NEW REPORT! Dynamic Families: How Small Foundations Decide to Make Big Changes Through Public Policy

The Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy highlighted one of FCCP's members, Access Strategies Fund, in a report describing how small family foundations make major impacts by funding public policy change.

The report reviews the literature concerning foundations and policy, considers historical trends in philanthropic involvement in policy, and highlights recent interest in engagement between foundations and the policy sphere.read more >>

Wallace Global Fund Seeks Senior Program Officer for Citizens' Empowerment and Democracy

WALLACE GLOBAL FUND

JOB DESCRIPTION

SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER, CITIZENS' EMPOWERMENT AND DEMOCRACY

The Wallace Global Fund, a private charitable foundation located in Washington DC, with program areas in environmental sustainability, international family planning and reproductive rights, criminal justice and civil rights, and media reform and civic participation, is seeking a Senior Program Officer for its Citizens' Empowerment and Democracy Program.read more >>

The Evolving Role of Technology in 21st Century Organizations

Where: The Ford Foundation
When: Wednesday, March 11th, 12:30-3:00 pm
RSVP: to Kwame Tsikata; ktsikata [at] progressivetech [dot] org (ktsikata [at] progressivetech [dot] org)
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June 16, Web Briefing The State of Equal Opportunity in 2009

Save the Date: Web Briefing: June 16
The State of Equal Opportunity in 2009
2pm – 4pm (ET)/11am-1pm (PT)

Please join us for a web-based discussion to hear national updates on equal opportunity & anti-equal opportunity ballot initiatives, learn about efforts in Nebraska to maintain support for equal opportunity programs, review pending cases in the courts regarding race conscious policies and programs and lastly, discuss efforts to ensure equal opportunity in economic stimulus implementation.read more >>

Promoting Naturalization and Citizenship: What Funders Can Do, A National Teleconference Briefing

The Program:

Promoting Naturalization and Citizenship: What Funders Can Do, A National Teleconference Briefing

November 18, 2008 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM PT

Grantmakers around the United States are talking about, planning, and experimenting with approaches to encourage and help the 8.5 million eligible immigrants become U.S. citizens.read more >>

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