Please join the Maryland Philanthropy Network, Baltimore Community Foundation, and the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation for a funders' reception to welcome the new President and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Lisa Hamilton.
Please join Franklyn Baker, President and Chief Executive Officer and Martina A. Martin, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) for a special 90-minute listening session here at the Maryland Philanthropy Network. UWCM is launching its next strategic planning process for 2020-2022 to help direct its transformation, and they would deeply value your input.
The 2019 Maryland General Assembly begins Wednesday, January 9, 2019! Some are calling the upcoming session "The Education Session!" In the coming weeks, the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education (aka Kirwan Commission) will release its final report and legislation will follow shortly thereafter. Join us for an Education Funders and Public Policy Committee Advocacy Action Discussion for 2019. During the discussion, we will share known updates for the Kirwan Commission and legislation as well as determine possible advocacy actions for grantmakers, both collectively or individually.
Join us as we close out the year and provide follow up from programs held in 2018. This will also serve as a time to raise regional or national initiatives and investments of interest, learn from other education funders, identify the potential for collaboration and explore new investment opportunities.
Please join the Health Funders Affinity Group for a program presenting an overview of the Total Cost of Care (TCOC) model. This program will cover the TCOC model’s framework, processes, and goals. The TCOC model’s priority areas, and programs will also be covered.
Please join the Green Funder and Workforce Development Funders Affinity Groups for a program highlighting the current transportation landscape in Central Maryland. This crosscutting session will cover the various policies, innovations, and activism related to transportation across the state and in the Baltimore Metro region. Additionally, the impacts of transportation on health, the environment, and access to jobs will be discussed to promote solutions that advance equity for communities in Maryland.
A year ago, representatives from CASEL, The Collaborative for Academic, Social, Emotional Learning, and Baltimore City Schools shared data from CASEL's then-recent social and emotional landscape analysis of City Schools. We learned about the anticipated partners and programs to support student needs, support systems and SEL curriculum, and development of school-based and district-level staff. Join us to learn about the implementation of those programs and additional programs to support student wholeness in the district.
Together, as the Maryland Community Foundations Maryland Philanthropy Network (MCFA), we speak with one voice in promoting philanthropy to benefit towns, cities and rural areas across the state.
In a one year period, 14 Maryland Philanthropy Network members invested nearly $12M to address homelessness in Baltimore City. Join us as we develop a more intentional group to address homelessness in Baltimore, including funders interested in employment and workforce development, to discuss issues and strategies.