Archive for March, 2012

Resourcing Social Justice: A Networking Happy Hour Event

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Join Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy-New York (EPIP-NY)Funding Exchange (FEX), and Resource Generation (RG) for an informal happy hour, dedicated to building community, finding connections and creating space for strategic conversations around resourcing social justice work. This …

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Kipuka for Change

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Kipuka for Change, hosted by Hawai’i People’s Fund
March 22nd, 2012
R&D

691 Auahi St, Honolulu, HI
6:30pm…

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F4C Community Breakfast

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Are you ready for the June 5 elections?  Join friends of the Foundation for Change at this month’s community breakfast, where they will “crowdsource” our knowledge about issues and races appearing on the upcoming ballot. April 13th, 2012 Joyce Beers…

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Integrating Environment + Culture for Lasting and Satisfying Change

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Addressing our disconnection with Mother Earth and the scope of the environmental challenges we face today requires us to recommit to strategies and practices focused on grassroots community organizing and involvement by communities most impacted by environmental harm.

Join Headwaters

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On Coal River, a film by Adams Wood and Francine Cavanaugh

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

On Coal River Main Title
On Coal River takes viewers on a gripping emotional journey into the Coal River Valley of West Virginia — a community surrounded by lush mountains and a looming toxic threat. The film follows a former coal miner and his neighbors in a David-and-Goliath struggle for the future of their valley, their children, and life as they know it.

How Institutional Philanthropy Can Support the Occupy Movement

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

The challenge for institutional philanthropy and the Occupy Wall Street movement may come down to the internal contradiction of the nonprofit sector’s financing structure. On the Occupy Philanthropy webpage, the list of upcoming events includes a panel, “Occupying Philanthropy: Increasing …

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Rwanda: Beyond the Deadly Pit, a film by Gilbert Ndahayo

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Rwanda - Beyond the Deadly Pit
In 1994, Gilbert Ndahayo hid to survive Rwanda's days of genocide only to return to his childhood home to find it destroyed, his parents killed, and their corpses dumped, along with 153 bodies of his neighbors, in a pit in his back garden where he played as a boy. 13 years later, Ndahayo focuses his camera and his compassion on his home in ruin, behind a convent where his neighbors had sought sanctuary. He records the quiet beauty of survivors, the haunting accounts of the nuns who witnessed the horrors, and a rare confession by one of the men who murdered his parents.