Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in a thought-provoking, poignant and powerfully packaged event hosted by the Maryland Philanthropy Network for Baltimore Area Grantmakers (Maryland Philanthropy Network). This event included a discussion by Kevin Shird and Nelson Malden, authors of the recently published book The Colored Waiting Room: Empowering the Original and the New Civil Movements followed by a panel discussion on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Many of us working to identify good strategies and support effective programs understand the great importance of involving communities in informing and implementing our work.
Baltimore’s anchor institutions and other businesses recently made news with results from inclusive hiring and purchasing initiatives Hopkins BLocal and the Baltimore Integration Partnership. These large businesses and partnerships show the potent
The Maryland Philanthropy Network (Maryland Philanthropy Network), a statewide association of more than 130 private and community foundations, intermediaries, corporations, donor advised funds and public charities, is pleased to announce that Vict
On January 31st, participants uttered these phrases in frustration and despair during United Way of Central Maryland’s Walk a Mile Experience (WAM), a poverty simulation, which the Maryland Philanthropy Network (Maryland Philanthropy Network) co-hosted with the Baltimore Women’s Giving Circle and the Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation, a project of The ASSOCIATED.
As the host organization for the Baltimore Integration Partnership, we applaud the Johns Hopkins BLocal effort, the impressive results and just as importantly the transparency and willingness to publish those results for measurement and accountabi
Today, Maryland Philanthropy Network Board Chair Laurie Latuda Kinkel and Maryland Philanthropy Network President Celeste Amato joined numerous Maryland Philanthropy Network Members at Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's announcement of #OneBaltimore
By Celeste Amato, President, Maryland Philanthropy Network