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Thursday, June 22 • 1:30pm - 3:15pm
Philanthropy (by invitation only)

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If you identify as a funder or a philanthropist and would like to receive an invitation to this convening, please email Kaitlin Hasseler (khasseler@sojo.net)

While many connections will be made informally throughout the event, we have scheduled convenings to provide formal spaces for affinity groups to network and engage in movement building. During these convenings, participants will engage in dialogue that leads to common commitments or coordinated action; connect with leaders in a particular sector or field of interest; and identify challenges, map assets, and develop action plans.
Convenings will tackle key questions confronting different parts of the movement, including: What are the core challenges or needs among your justice stream? What are the assets and connections around the room? What can our organizations bring to this work? What can we do as individuals?”
Please note: for convenings that have two meetings scheduled, participation in the first is strongly encouraged before attending the second. 

Facilitators and Moderators
avatar for Nadia Brigham

Nadia Brigham

Program Officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Nadia C. Brigham is a program officer at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan. Nadia serves on the foundation’s Racial Equity and Community Engagement team and is responsible for developing and coordinating strategic grantmaking activities aimed at addressing racial equity, community engagement, and systemic barriers existing for historically marginalized communities and vulnerable children. The focus of the racial equity and community engagement portfolio includes building the capacity of community-based organizations to execute against racial equity and community engagement strategies; changing the narrative surrounding communities of color; strengthening and supporting collective action of racial equity anchor institutions; and decreasing the disproportionate impacts of harsh school disciplinary policies on children of color. Prior to joining the Racial Equity and Community Engagement team, Nadia was responsible for bringing the... Read More →
avatar for Emily Nielsen Jones

Emily Nielsen Jones

Co-Founder & President, Imago Dei Fund
Emily is a donor-activist engaged in promoting human equality, justice, and peace around the world. She is particularly passionate and engaged in the nexus of faith, gender, and development and working to mobilize our faith traditions to more fully and unambiguously embrace gender equality. In her role at the Imago Dei Fund, Emily has helped the foundation adopt a... Read More →

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Gallaudet University

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