7.18 Free conference call on legacies of giving within communities of color: July 31st

LONG LEGACIES OF GIVING | A discussion of the rich histories of giving within communities of color
TUESDAY, JULY 31st at 4:00-5:00 pm ET (3-4 CT, 2-3 MT, 1-2 PT)
Join staff from GIFT and CIN for an hour-long discussion about the tremendous histories communities of color organizing fundraising and giving efforts to affect social change. From the American South, to diasporas across the globe, there are numerous examples of how our ancestors have given money and time, food, transportation and other types of in-kind contributions to advance social movements and campaigns for justice.
Speakers include:
  • Laurene Francois, Causa Justa::Just Cause
  • Valaida Fullwood, New Generation of African American Philanthropists – Charlotte
  • Noelle Ito, AAPIP
  • Channapa Khamvongsa, Legacies of War


During the hour-long call, we will split into small groups discussions using Maestro, a nextgen conference call service. Register today at:http://tinyurl.com/GIFTCINcall2

This is the second in a series of four “For Us/By Us: Raising Money and Building Resources in Communities of Color” conference calls, jointly hosted by the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT) and the Community Investment Network (CIN) between June-November 2012. The calls will address a variety of topics on race, class and identity by highlighting the campaigns, projects and efforts that inspire individuals to fundraise for and give back to their communities. Please join us for this interactive roundtable discussion to build community, strengthen connections between our work, and share our collective wisdom. To learn more about GIFT visit http://www.grassrootsfundraising.org. To learn more about CIN visit http://www.thecommunityinvestment.org