Join this interactive, open presentation about the terms, ideas, and findings behind “intersectional” approaches that reconnect race, class, and gender to improve life outcomes for at-risk youth. Toolkits and leave-behinds provided.
The Human Capital Office leads Baltimore City Schools in attracting, developing, evaluating, engaging, and retaining high-quality leaders for all roles at all levels, ensuring equity, excellence, and opportunity in support of improved student outc
Please join us for a conversation with Reginald Moore, Director of Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks. Director Moore will discuss his vision and strategies for the Department of Recreation and Parks, as well as its priorities, assets, and challenges. Time will be allotted to engage in questions and discussion of ways Maryland Philanthropy Network members can collaborate or align with the Department’s initiatives.
This workshop will help participants get specific about the types of grantmaking practices that support – or hinder – equity. During this session, we’ll work through a design-thinking exercise to help us answer the question: “If we were to design the grantmaking process to support grantseekers and grantees and contribute to a more just and equitable world, what would that look like?” If you are a grantmaker that has embraced the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, this workshop is for you.
Please join the Green Funders for a meet and greet with Emily Enderle, the Program Director of Northeast Campaigns for the Energy Foundation. This program will include an overview of the Energy Foundation’s vision for expanding into our region, and a consultative discussion of the clean energy landscape and investment opportunities in our region.
Please join Baltimore Beat Editor-in-Chief Lisa Snowden-McCray and Co-founder Brandon Soderberg to discuss Baltimore’s media landscape and the March 6th return of the Baltimore Beat.
Join us for our Focus on City Schools meeting with John Walker, Interim Chief Financial Officer for Baltimore City Schools. Mr. Walker will provide an overview of the proposed 2019-2020 City Schools budget.
Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Community Investment Affinity Group invites all Maryland Philanthropy Network members to hear from Brad Rogers, Executive Director of SBGP for an overview of this new philanthropic presence for south Baltimore. He will highlight one of their high priority “Transformative Initiatives” around the Middle Branch, which would environmentally restore a potential 10 miles of publicly-accessible waterfront with integrated recreational opportunities for nearby communities and the whole city.
Please join us for this program to learn the facts about these important scholarship programs, gaining knowledge of who can benefit and how “free” college programs are structured. We will be joined by Cristina Lopez , Donna Thomas, Director, Office of Student Financial Assistance at Maryland Higher Education Commission and Don Elliott, CCBC's Director of Continuing Education Operations and Online Learning. Maryland Philanthropy Network members will leave with a better understanding of opportunities and gaps in making a post-secondary degree or certification more accessible to all.
Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) is presented by United Philanthropy Forum. FOTH is a two-day event that brings together foundation leaders from across the country to DC for meetings with Congress about key issues of importance to foundations and philanthropy.