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Joint Affinity Groups Stand in Unity to Address Racism in Philanthropy

In recent months, Dan Snyder, owner of the Washington football team, established the “Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation.” Snyder has said he recognizes the tremendous inequities faced by Native American communities and has pledged to work in partnership with Native Americans to foster “genuine opportunities for tribal communities.” Unfortunately, these laudable philanthropic goals are undermined by the continued use of a racist slur in the name of the foundation and the franchise that founded it. 

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2014: The Year of Unity

Unity Summit 2014: JAG Wants to Partner with You

It is a trite yet urgently true observation that if America is to remain a first-class nation,
it cannot have second-class citizens. -MLK

Celebramos Latino Philanthropy

This year’s Hispanic Heritage Month (http://hispanicheritagemonth.gov/about/) prompted those of us at Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (http://www.epip.org/) to dig a little deeper into our history and acknowledge EPIP’s Latino roots and the contributions made by the Latino community to the field of philanthropy.

Many don’t realize that people of color were at the center of EPIP’s formation.

Wit and Wisdom: Implicit Bias and Social Justice

This post was authored by Hayley Roberts, Program Associate, Campaign for Black Male Achievement at Open Society Foundations and member of the EPIP-NY Steering Committee.