Access to stable housing, food quality, social support networks, and other social factors are critical in shaping health outcomes. These factors are known as social determinants of health and they are rooted in unjust systems.
This webinar is an opportunity for members to learn more about the Expanding the Bench (EBT) initiative. EBT is based on the belief that learning and evaluation have the power to shape policy, programs, and practice and that evaluators from diverse communities increase the likelihood that methods, analyses, and interpretation benefit the communities they serve.
How did Baltimore become “Baltimore” – the “Baltimore” that is synonymous, in the American imagination, with “drug-riddled”, “unsafe”, “corrupt”, and “strug
Maryland Philanthropy Network is committed to fulfilling its mission by embracing diversity and inclusion and focusing on racial equity in its governance and programs. The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (EDI) meets quarterly to infuse Maryland Philanthropy Network's values of diversity, inclusiveness and respect in our work.
On November 13, Maryland Philanthropy Network convened more than 100 community leaders for deep conversation with Edgar Villanueva author of Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance. To continue this discussion, please join us for a peer conversation about the book, Decolonizing Wealth and reflect on Mr. Villanueva’s remarks. For this conversation, we’ll mostly focus on Part One of the book, “Where it Hurts” and the themes outlined within.
Through a presentation and discussion with Stuart Clarke, Edgar Villanueva will outline his provocative analysis of the dysfunctional colonial dynamics at play in philanthropy and finance and offer a prescription for restoring balance and healing our divides.
Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to welcome Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, Health Commissioner of Baltimore City, for a conversation with members. Dr. Dzirasa began her role as Health Commissioner in March 2019.
Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to host our annual training for funders, Advancing Racial Equity in Grantmaking, in partnership with ABFE: A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities.
Giving circle leaders are invited to the Eleventh Annual Giving Circle Gathering. The dozens of giving circles in our region will gather together to connect and learn from one another about a variety of issues important to giving circles.
Join the Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Rising Leaders for a session to discuss how to more effectively have conversations about racial and ethnic equity and inclusion.