Piper Kerman confirmed as first Funding Forward 2014 Keynote

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Piper Kerman confirmed as first Funding Forward 2014 Keynote

By: Andrew Wallace on November 6, 2016

Funding Forward 2014 is shaping up to be the best gathering of grantmakers commited to LGBTQ issues yet! Our planning committee is deeply engaged, our members submitted a high volume of thoughtful and innovative session proposals and the local community in Philadelphia is going out of their way to welcome us. Funding Forward 2014 is bound to be a huge success.

 

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Funding Forward is our time to come together as a philanthropic community to teach, learn and strengthen our network. The detailed agenda for the conference will be released soon, but here are just a few of the highlights:

  • Keynote address by Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black.
  • Plenary of leading CEOs in LGBT philanthropy assessing new directions for LGBT funding at this crucial turning point in the movement – including Courtney Cuff, President of the Gill Foundation and Kevin Jennings, Executive Director of the Arcus Foundation.
  • Plenary on the criminalization of our community’s youth featuring leading experts and funders with years of experience addressing our juvenile justice system.Plenary session from our local hosts sharing updates on policy advocacy and movement building in Pennsylvania.
  • Plenary and breakout sessions highlighting the creative work being done by and for Native Americans, transgender and intersex people, young people living with HIV/AIDS, our brothers and sisters surviving in prison and immigration detention, and many others.Don’t miss out. Register today!

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We're proud to congratulate Aldita Gallardo (@ladycaucau) of @BorealisPhil and fellow Funders board member on her latest op-ed in the @SSIReview! #philanthropy #grantmaking #LGBTQ #transrights
https://ssir.org/articles/entry/4_ways_funders_can_build_authentic_partnerships_with_trans_and_nonbinary_communities

As this week ends, we stand in solidarity with our AAPI community. Thank you, @aapip for sharing "11 Ways Forward This Lunar New Year," an article that includes response resources to support those affected by the tragedy in Monterey Park and ways to heal. https://aapip.org/news/11-ways-forward-this-lunar-new-year/

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