Civic & Political Participation

As Americans face troubling new barriers to vote, is philanthropy ready to help?
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November 2019
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Join the FCCP for a discussion on the link between ballot initatives, organizing, and civic engagement that result in both 'winning' and building long term power.
October 2019
Co-Sponsored Program
FCCP: October Election Series Discussion
Program
Joing Piper Fund's funder briefing to hear from leaders on the front lines in conversation about the challenges they are confronting nationwide, how they are building alliances to fight back and win, and how funders are supporting new networks and campaigns to defend and champion our right to protest.
September 2019
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Changes in administration often lead to shifts in policy with real-world impact on funding for nonprofits. Under President Donald Trump, no sector has been harder hit than nonprofits that serve refugees and immigrants.
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September 2019
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The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is joining with Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees and The Kresge Foundation to create the Southeast Michigan Immigrant and Refugee Funder Collaborative, which seeks to address a needs gap of the immigrant and refugee population in the region.
September 2019
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Find all webinar materials for "Change The Terms: What Philanthropy Can do to Stop Hate Online" here, including powerpoint and recording. 
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September 2019
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Join us for a conversation on unprecedented challenges presented by record breaking numbers of asylum-seeking families at the southern California border, and on-the-ground updates from leaders at the local, state, national levels.
July 2019
Co-Sponsored Program
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This webinar will consider models of improving immigrant access to, and experience of the U.S. labor market, advocacy strategies for expanding workforce protections, and how philanthropy can apply these lessons.
June 2019
Webinar
A group of students listen intently to a lecture on soil conservation. Posted to accompany GCIR's webinar, Economic Security for Immigrants: Innovative Workforce Approaches.
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Join the Funders' Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) for a discussion of relational organizing practice and power building strategy.
May 2019
Co-Sponsored Program
FCCP May First Monday Discussion - From Transaction to Transformation: Relational Organizing as a Winning Civic Engagement Strategy
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Last year, the Open Society Foundations announced the first recipients of the Soros Arts Fellowship, an initiative to support innovative mid-career artists using art and public space to advance “pluralistic, democratic and just societies.”
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May 2019
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