Archive for January, 2012

FEX Stands Against Citizen’s United

Friday, January 20th, 2012

The Funding Exchange investment policy was established in 1995 and is one of the first “mission-related” investment policies in the U.S. This policy is based on the three pillars of socially responsible investing; social screening of stocks, shareholder advocacy and …

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Investors Announce New Shareholder Initiative Seeking Disclosure of Company Lobbying Activities

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

BOSTON, MA – Investors today announced the filing of shareholder resolutions at 40 corporations for votes at 2012 shareholder meetings urging them to report on lobbying expenditures, including indirect funding of lobbying through trade associations.

The investors believe that shareholders …

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2012 Social Justice Award — Nominees and Reception

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Fund for Santa Barbara Presents:

The Academy Award nominations are a week away, but the 2012 Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award for Documentary Film nominations are HERE NOW! For the thirteenth consecutive year, the Fund for Santa Barbara

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Crossroads Fund 30th Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

For three decades, Crossroads Fund has been supporting grassroots movements for racial, social and economic justice in the Chicago area. Our grantees have won historic victories, from accessibility in public transportation to an end to the Illinois death penalty.


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Judge Robert L. Carter — But, he said, “I have hope.”

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Our colleague Alan Jenkins at the Opportunity Agenda shared this post.  We couldn’t have said it better, and share in sending our condolences to the Carter family.

On January 3rd, America lost one of the greatest champions of equal opportunity

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North Star Fund 2012 Community Gala

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

North Star Fund Community Gala
May 8, 2012
Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W 18th Street
New York, NY…

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