Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11:30 to 01:00 PM

Maryland Philanthropy Network's Education Funders Affinity Group invites you to hear from Dr. Khalilah Harris, Managing Director of K-12 Education Policy for the Center for American Progress, and Joseph Kane, Chair of the Parent and Community Advisory Board (PCAB) of Baltimore City. Dr. Harris will begin with a primer on the gaps in federal funding and the impact on Maryland’s public schools. Dr. Harris and Mr. Kane will then engage in a conversation discussing a vision for redesigning schools that moves beyond safety precautions to a system of education that makes it possible for all children to thrive.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 01:00 to 02:30 PM

Join PEAK Grantmaking's President and CEO, Satonya Fair, for a discussion to help grantmakers understand what we're doing that might be systematically putting certain organizations and projects at a disadvantage, without meaning to. We'll also identify how we can work proactively to level the playing field, or even improve the chances, for organizations and leaders that have been historically disenfranchised.

Monday, October 19, 2020 at 11:30 to 01:00 PM

Please join us for the Maryland Community Foundations Association Quarterly Meeting. Together, as the Maryland Community Foundations Association (MCFA), we speak with one voice in promoting philanthropy to benefit towns, cities and rural areas across the state. Community Foundations specialize in helping individuals, families and businesses plan and carry out their charitable giving; and in building endowments to serve their regions' changing needs.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 02:30 to 04:00 PM

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Andre Perry, author of  Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities. Dr. Perry will be joined by Stephanie Smith, Baltimore City’s Assistant Director for Equity, Engagement and Communications and Maryland State Delegate, to discuss how government, corporate, non-profit, and philanthropic sectors in the Baltimore region could restore value to communities by adopting a new paradigm for determining and building value and wealth in Baltimore’s Black communities.  

Wednesday, October 07, 2020 at 10:00 to 11:30 AM

Join the Education Funders Affinity Group for a sharing session to learn how your peers are approaching their giving for the fall and share your takeaways. Members will discuss concerns, highlight organizations doing great work, identify potential areas for collaboration and strengthen relationships.

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Tuesday, October 06, 2020 at 12:00 to 01:30 PM

Please join the Prenatal to Five Impact Collaborative for their second meeting to learn about Maryland State Department of Education’s Prenatal to Eight Strategic Plan and about the three year grant from Pritzker Foundation for Prenatal-to-Three efforts statewide and what role there is for private philanthropy in those efforts.