Housing Works Bookstore Cafe – New York, NY
Mar
25
7:00 PM19:00

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe – New York, NY

Join Edgar at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe on March 25th!

In Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance, award-winning Native American funder Edgar Villanueva weaves a provocative analysis of the dysfunctional colonial dynamics at play in philanthropy and finance, and offers a prescription for restoring balance and healing our divides using the guidance of indigenous wisdom.

Edgar Villanueva is a nationally-recognized expert on social justice philanthropy. Edgar currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of Native Americans in Philanthropy and is a Board Member of the Andrus Family Fund, a national foundation that works to improve outcomes for vulnerable youth.

In addition to working in philanthropy for many years, he has consulted with numerous nonprofit organizations and national and global philanthropies on advancing racial equity inside of their institutions and through their investment strategies.

Edgar holds two degrees from the Gillings Global School of Public Health at The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Edgar is an enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and resides in Brooklyn, NY.

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Native Women's Business Summit: Keynote
Apr
5
to Apr 6

Native Women's Business Summit: Keynote

The Native Women’s Business Summit is a 2-day workshop scheduled for April 5-6, 2019, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to bring together 300 Native American women in business to share our collective experiences, grow our social capital and create a network that is reflective of our own cultures and communities.

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Skoll World Forum
Apr
9
to Apr 12

Skoll World Forum

The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship  is the premier international platform for advancing entrepreneurial solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. 

The four-day program spans a range of mainstage and more intimate sessions, peer-led discussions, networking elements, performances, meals, and more. Curated and produced by the Skoll Foundation, its mission is to accelerate the impact of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs by uniting them with essential partners in a collaborative pursuit of learning, leverage, and large-scale social change. 

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SVP International 2019 Global Summit – Vancouver, BC
May
1
2:00 PM14:00

SVP International 2019 Global Summit – Vancouver, BC

For twenty years, Social Venture Partners has leveraged the networks of thousands of engaged philanthropists to effect meaningful change in communities worldwide. Today, SVP is 8 countries and 43 affiliate chapters strong—a global movement of over 3400 engaged donors, skilled leaders and volunteers transforming the world’s understanding of social impact.

Every year, their international community converges to renew its commitment to the challenge of smarter philanthropy. They share the best of their affiliates’ work across the globe; examine the sector’s most pressing concerns and emerging practices; deepen the understanding of our individual and collective roles as change agents; and expand through the connections that define our network.

This year, in Vancouver, the Summit will gather their global network to examine the what it means to center impacted and historically marginalized communities. How does historical context show up today? How do we show up in ways that allow us to contribute to transformation? How do we honor communities we seek to work with?

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CO Impact Days: Keynote
Mar
13
8:00 AM08:00

CO Impact Days: Keynote

CO Impact Days is where leaders of the Impact Investing movement are born.  The event culminates with an in-person Social Venture Marketplace (also open to the public) - essentially a farmers market for investors filled with valuable social ventures (projects, nonprofits, for profits, and funds) that are seeking investments!

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PEAK2019: Keynote and Book Signing
Mar
12
2:45 PM14:45

PEAK2019: Keynote and Book Signing

PEAK Grantmaking is a thriving national association of professionals who manage how grants get made. PEAK Grantmaking connects members of the grantmaking profession, offers educational opportunities for grants management professionals at all levels, and guides grantmakers in strengthening practices—leading to improved outcomes for grantmakers and grantseekers alike.

At PEAK2019, our 14th Annual Conference, you can build your expertise and engage with colleagues, at the only conference dedicated to advancing grantmaking. With a total of more than 50 plenary presentations, breakout sessions, roundtable discussions, and peer-to-peer workshops—plus access to more than 20 philanthropy partners—PEAK2019 is the go-to place to elevate your practice.

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The Denver Foundation
Mar
11
8:00 AM08:00

The Denver Foundation

Private event for the board, staff and donors of The Denver Foundation. Dialogue with author Edgar Villanueva on his new book Decolonizing Wealth, which offers a new perspective on the future of philanthropy and finance. Mr. Villanueva offers practical solutions to restore the balance and heal the divides in American society, specifically in the philanthropic sector.

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#OVOS #LovingCities Community Reception and Film Screening
Mar
9
5:00 PM17:00

#OVOS #LovingCities Community Reception and Film Screening

#OVOS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE SCHOTT FOUNDATION, IS HOSTING A COMMUNITY RECEPTION AND FILM SCREENING OF "BACKPACK FULL OF CASH". This film is a cautionary tale about how privatization and funding cuts have had a devastating impact on public schools, and the most vulnerable children who rely on them. The film also showcases a model for improving schools. BACKPACK features genuine heroes like the principals, teachers, activists, parents and most hearteningly, students who are fighting for their education. BACKPACK builds a case for public education as a basic civil right, which #OVOS Leaders label the modern day 'HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE OF ALL TIME".

FILM SCREEN "BACKPACK FULL OF CASH" Narrated by Matt Damon

FOLLOWED BY A BOOK SIGNING WITH EDGAR VILLANUEVA author of "Decolonizing Wealth"

Space is limited so RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY! This is not a child friendly event. We ask only adult and youth ages 13 and older attend. Thank you!

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Keynote Conversation with Anand Giridharadas and Edgar Villanueva
Mar
7
9:00 AM09:00

Keynote Conversation with Anand Giridharadas and Edgar Villanueva

Confluence Philanthropy's Practitioners Gathering brings our member delegates together with foundation leaders, high-net individuals, and their investment advisors who are working at the cutting edge of investing. This is an invaluable chance to meet face-to-face with innovators who are shaking up the financial industry – while building meaningful, lasting relationships with each other. Please join us! The Practitioners Gathering has a strong reputation for deep strategic thinking, critical discussion, connection, sharing and, most importantly, fun!

In 2019, we dive into the theme of “Truth and Transparency.” Now is the time to be honest with ourselves about how we steward our wealth and resources and how we build disruptive industries and social movements for a sustainable future. In our increasingly connected world, transparency tied to justice is more important than ever before. We will focus on the intersection of finance and philanthropy to accelerate movement-building. Join us for a critical dialogue about how and why we invest, and discover tools you can use to create the change we want to see in the world.

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2019 Foundant Summit: Keynote & Book Signing
Mar
4
3:45 PM15:45

2019 Foundant Summit: Keynote & Book Signing

Foundant’s National Summit User Conference is the best way to tackle challenges, find new and better ways to do things, and create lasting relationships that will make your philanthropic work easier and more rewarding. Summit 2019 gives you access to Foundant’s team of experts as well as a community of peers to share stories and advice on becoming more efficient and effective.

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Decolonizing Wealth: Chicago Celebration and Book Signing
Feb
27
3:00 PM15:00

Decolonizing Wealth: Chicago Celebration and Book Signing

Please join us on February 27, 3:00-6:00 p.m. (program 3:00-5:00) in downtown Chicago for a special Decolonizing Wealth book event. The event will feature an in-depth conversation between Villanueva and Chicago community-based leaders about the book and how institutions that control access to money can advance racial equity and better serve the needs of communities of color. The event will also highlight stories of Chicago area nonprofit organizations about their journey to lead with racial equity. Speakers will be announced soon and the discussion will be moderated by Tracie Hall (Joyce Foundation).

Following the conversation, guests are invited to a reception and book signing with Villanueva from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

 This event is hosted by Arabella Advisors, Crossroads Fund, Erikson Institute, The Lloyd A. Fry Foundation, Iris Krieg & Associates, Forefront, Goodman Theatre, Morten Group, LLC , Polk Bros. Foundation, TRHT Greater Chicago, Woods Fund Chicago, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy Chicago, Chicago Latinos in Philanthropy, and Chicago African Americans in Philanthropy.

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Decolonizing Wealth: A Conversation with Edgar Villanueva & Chicago Foundations
Feb
27
8:30 AM08:30

Decolonizing Wealth: A Conversation with Edgar Villanueva & Chicago Foundations

On February 27th, we invite you to an intimate event featuring an in-depth conversation between Villanueva and Chicago foundation leaders about Decolonizing Wealth and how institutions that control access to money can advance racial equity and better serve the needs of communities of color.

The event will also highlight stories of Chicago area foundations about their journey to lead with racial equity. Speakers include Bruce Boyd and Kheira Issaoui-Mansour (Arabella Advisors), Jane Kimondo (Crossroads Funds), Angelique Power (Field Foundation), Megan Bang (Spencer Foundation), and Grace Hou (Woods Fund Chicago).

This event is hosted by Arabella Advisors, Crossroads Fund, Erikson Institute, Lloyd A. Fry Foundation, Iris Krieg & Associates, Forefront, Goodman Theatre, Morten Group, Polk Bros. Foundation, and Woods Fund Chicago.

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2019 Texas Education Grantmakers Policy Symposium:  Keynote & Book Signing
Feb
26
1:20 PM13:20

2019 Texas Education Grantmakers Policy Symposium: Keynote & Book Signing

Please join us in Austin on February 26 and 27th, 2019 for the 5th annual Texas Education Grantmakers Policy Symposium and Day at the Capitol hosted by the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium. This fantastic two-day event is the state's largest convening of Texas grantmakers interested in Texas public education policy and provides grantmakers with a unique opportunity to learn from national and state public education policy experts, network with dozens of philanthropic foundation leaders from around the state, and visit with members of the Texas Legislature.

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Webinar: Re-Thinking Social Justice Philanthropy with MovingWorlds Institute
Feb
22
2:00 PM14:00

Webinar: Re-Thinking Social Justice Philanthropy with MovingWorlds Institute

"The elders say, You don’t choose the medicine – the medicine chooses you. Money is my medicine, and in order to heal what hurts, to come back together as one human race, and to restore balance to the land, we need to decolonize wealth." - Edgar Villanueva. Sign up to join the conversation with Edgar on the next episode of #GetAheadByGettingAway 👉 https://zurl.co/Tz3V

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