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May 23, 2018

ABFE’s 2018-2019 Connecting Leaders Fellowship Program (CLFP) Information and Q&A Webinar
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June 15, 2018

ABFE’s 2018-2019 Connecting Leaders Fellowship Program (CLFP) Application Deadline

August 2018

Black Philanthropy Month

November 2018

15 - National Philanthropy Day
17 - ABFE Founders Day
27 - #GivingTuesday
 

ABFE and Hill-Snowdon Foundation Release the BSCFN Case Statement

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ABFE WELCOMES 2017-2018 CLFP CLASS

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ABFE Learning & Action Network Convening Baltimore MD

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TRNN Town Hall: In Conversation with Michelle Alexander, Apr 21, 2015

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Investment Manager Diversity: The Hardest Taboo to Break

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SPOTLIGHT

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Susan Taylor Batten’s latest blog Relying on our Strength in Uncertain Times – Philanthropy Across the U.S. Diaspora >>

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WHO MANAGES THE MONEY?

How Foundations Should Help "Democratize Capital."

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#BlackLivesMatter PHILANTHROPIC ACTION FOR RACIAL JUSTICE

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MONTGOMERY TO FERGUSON: A NEW MOVEMENT FOR DEMOCRACY

A perspective from ABFE Fellow Terrance Pitts' weekend in Saint Louis/Ferguson during the national mobilization.
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ABFE'S DIRECTORY OF MINORITY- AND WOMEN-OWNED INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT FIRMS

ABFE's directory is a useful tool for foundation decision makers who are interested in casting a wider net to include high-performing minority-owned firms that have traditionally had limited access to this market. Contact Marcus Walton for more information.
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DACA and the African Diaspora: Our Fight is a Global Fight

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ABFE Webinar

ABFE’s 2018-2019 Connecting Leaders Fellowship Program (CLFP) Information and Q&A Webinar

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Special Edition: ABFE Pre-Conference Webinar - Funding Black Prosperity: How Foundations can Support Black Businesses and Strengthen Black Communities

Wed, Mar 28, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST
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ABFE’s Black Social Funders Change Network Presents “Saving Our Democracy: Philanthropy’s Role in Protecting and Building Black Political Power”

Fri, Dec 15, 2017 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST
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United for All Dreamers: Strategies for Supporting AAPI, Black, and LGBTQ DACA Immigrants

Tue, Nov 28, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST
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Beyond Plight: Keys to Optimal Development for Black Men and Boys – A Funders Briefing

Thu, Aug 17, 2017 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST
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The Color of Philanthropy: Southern Leaders, National Potential

Wed, Jun 14, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST
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A Conversation About Black Social Change

Tue, Mar 28, 2017 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST
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Black Resistance And Power Building In The Trump Era

Thu, Dec 15, 2016 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
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Gender Norms & Black Youth: Reconnecting Race, Class AND Gender

Tue, Now 29, 2016 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST
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Foundations and Hospitals: New Partnerships to Improve Black Lives

Thu, Oct 20, 2016 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST
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Policing Blackness: Black Communities and Criminal Justice

Thu, Aug 18, 2016 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EST
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Responsive Philanthropy in Black Communities

ABFE’s understanding of the strengths and assets as well as root causes of disparities in Black communities enables it to bring innovative solutions to address the issues at their core. ABFE’s, Responsive Philanthropy in Black Communities (RPBC), helps organizations develop a racial equity lens in their grantmaking, thereby maximizing philanthropic investments.

This new template on RPBC builds upon grantmaking with a racial equity lens but is tailored specifically to grantmaking in and for Black communities. As a result, we have designed a set of defining characteristics of philanthropy that we believe is more likely to reduce gaps in racial disparities facing Blacks in the United States and are looking to partner with grantmakers around the country to apply this framework to their investments.

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ABFE shared The Riverside Church in the City of New York's live video.
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Live-Stream of #Juneteenth Celebration at The Riverside Church.

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The Fourth Annual Juneteenth Celebration
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ABFE shared MTV Decoded's video.
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#HappyJuneteenth! Make sure you vote!

MTV Decoded
While the stereotypical racist in the US might be a southern good ole boy, the reality is that "progressive" Northern and Western states have had a pretty long and terrible history with racism as well. Whether it's a the history of sundown towns that threatened violence against people of color if they were found there after dark, the incredibly racist founding of Oregon, or the long history of redlining to prevent home ownership, it seems like racism certainly wasn't and isn't just a southern phenomenon. Franchesca "Chescaleigh" Ramsey breaks down why racism isn't just a southern problem in this Season 3 throwback episode of MTV Decoded.

Written By: Danielle Henderson twitter.com/knottyyarn

Sources:
www.slate.com/blogs/the_vault/2014/05/30/where_to_find_historical_redlining_maps_of_your_city.html
www.brickunderground.com/blog/2015/10/history_of_redlining
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/20/AR2005102001715.html?noredirect=on
gizmodo.com/oregon-was-founded-as-a-racist-utopia-1539567040
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Roll Call!!! #CLFP Alums...let us know what class you represent and any fav memories you have!! ICYMI: we're taking applications for our 13th CLFP class! Download the app here: bit.ly/2rloBUy. #ABFECLFP ... See MoreSee Less

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