Beyond Window Dressing: Actions to Eliminate the Race-based Wealth Gap
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On November 4, 2021, CPNL hosted an honest discussion–and call to action–for the philanthropy sector to invest more in advocacy to dismantle systemic injustice, and at the same time, support the creative force of entrepreneurship to build dynamic, equitable communities
The speakers included:
- Vanessa Daniel, Executive Director of Groundswell Fund
- Messay Derebe, Program Director of the Washington Area Community Investment Fund’s Enterprising Women of Color Center
- Hannah Hahn, Visiting Practitioner, Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership
You can read the biographies of the speakers here.
New Paper on Philanthropy Reform
The discussion on November 4th was informed by the Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership’s newly released paper, Beyond Window Dressing: A Call for Reform of Private Foundations to Address the Race-based Wealth Gap, written by our Visiting Practitioner, Hannah Hahn.
Beyond Window Dressing: Actions to Eliminate the Race-based Wealth Gap is part of our year-long “Democracy at Risk” series of conversations, which we are hosting in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership. These discussions will inform the next 25 years of the Center’s work with nonprofit, philanthropic and public sector leaders to strengthen our communities, nation and world.