Archive for July, 2012

Celebrating UNITY in 99% Spring – the Power of Social Networking and Community Giving

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Join Funding Exchange staff at the next Giveback tonight (July 26)! This month’s event will feature United We Dream and immigrant youth organizing and will be held at Lucky Chengs/Bamboo (map) in the Lower East Side, Manhattan.

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What You Need to Know About Citizens United and Democracy

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

In 2010, the Supreme Court ruled, in Citizen’s United v. Federal Elections Commission (commonly referred to as Citizens United, and here as “CU”), that corporations and unions can spend money on electioneering – supporting candidates directly and asking people to vote for them. Citizens United, a tax-exempt 501 (c) (4) organization proposed airing negative videos about Hillary Clinton.

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How to Effectively Counter the Citizens United Ruling

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Progressives, for the most part, agree that Citizens United is a dangerous and horrible Supreme Court ruling that threatens the very nature of our election process. But the most recent Supreme Court ruling shows that the court is now reinforcing it on the state as well as federal level. It will take a good ten years or more...

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We’re Thinking About November 7

Monday, July 16th, 2012


We’re entering a new fiscal year – this weird thing that happens to organizations but not people – so while most of us think we’re in the middle of the year, organizationally we’re just beginning again. This fiscal year is …

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Sunday, July 15th, 2012

FEX internships provide insight, experience, and connections in this quickly changing career landscape. Hands on - real life skill development -- in an organization making a difference in the world! Easily accessible lower Manhattan (NoHo) location. Join us!

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Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Current Spotlight Event: 

November 7th, 2012

Appalachian Community Fund Presents:
The 8th Annual Bluegrass and BBQ
The Sky Lounge
635 West 42nd Street
New York, NY


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