Topic: Conference

WDN Kicks Off Racial Justice Workshop Series

WDN supports our members in becoming increasingly strong allies across race and class. We’re glad to be partnering on this series with an organization that can so skillfully facilitate a conversation with donors about these important issues, bringing us together to learn helpful models, share stories, and think about practical ways to incorporate learnings into our grantmaking, investing, advocacy, and daily lives.
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What’s on Tap for Civic Participation Funders in 2014?

This week 125 funders from seven different affinity groups gathered to hear about the political landscape for 2014, and what philanthropists interested in civic participation should know about the 2014 midterm elections. TRENDS Some of the major trends going into 2014, according to Celinda Lake of Lake Research Partners: ·      Voter turnout in 2014 is going to be challenging. 
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Funders Respond to Decision in Trayvon Martin Case

Today funders from across the country met to learn about the exciting work going on in Florida and across the country, especially among youth, in response to the decision in the Zimmerman trial.  Last month’s acquittal of George Zimmerman in the murder of Trayvon Martin has mobilized activists across the country.
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