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

Recent Posts

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.

Three Things Philanthropy Can Do to Prevent More Deaths Like Trayvon's

Less than three weeks ago, the not guilty verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin rocked the nation. The outrage directed at Zimmerman and stand your ground laws was merited, but it might have been better directed at the policies and structural barriers that cast men and boys of color as criminals and wary citizens in a shoot-first mentality.