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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Pertaining to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Philanthropy Review Summer 2024

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The summer Philanthropy Review edition features reflections on three members' experiences in a racial equity learning exchange cohort; considerations to contemplate when looking to partner with a managed IT service provider for your foundation; Dean Jacob's thoughts before he retires from Marion Community Foundation; Deborah Aubert Thomas' final President's Pen column; interviews with new sector leaders; the 2024 Ohio Philanthropy Awards, and more!

November 16 - 17
This two-part virtual training on November 16 – 17 will provide you with the tools and support you need to center marginalized individuals and communities as an effective ally. You’ll learn engaging techniques to communicate with others and leave empowered for the ongoing journey of an allyship lifestyle.
Thursday, November 16, 2023 1 p.m. - Friday, November 17, 2023 12:30 p.m.
via Zoom

Reflecting on the Supreme Court’s affirmative action ruling

Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are vital components of a just society, and affirmative action measures are necessary to address the systemic barriers that have historically disadvantaged marginalized groups. I encourage all our members to engage in constructive dialogue, educate others about the importance of affirmative action and advocate for policies that promote equity and inclusivity.

Rural Equity Summit Program Recording

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Gain a deeper appreciation for how you can invest in community power building in Appalachia and gain insight into current trends from government leaders working to support the region in this program recording.

What’s bringing me inspiration and hope this spring

As spring brings forth new beginnings and new ideas, a national dialogue on philanthropy and pluralism is drawing attention and debate. I’m sharing what has brought me inspiration and hope during the first quarter as I was fortunate to engage in learning opportunities supported by our members and resources shared through conversations with peers in our network.