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Thursday, October 17 • 7:45am - 10:00am
Breakfast Plenary: The Value of Family Philanthropy—A Critique and Dialogue

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A variety of sharp critiques have been written recently about the practices, history, and prejudices of private philanthropy in the U.S. This provocative plenary features a discussion with the author of one of these critiques for a facilitated conversation encouraging the potential of private philanthropy. The goal is to have a frank but ultimately uplifting conversation on how all families engaged in philanthropy can better achieve the shared goal of a more just and open society.

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Edgar Villanueva

Vice President of Programs and Advocacy, Schott Foundation
Edgar Villanueva is a nationally-recognized expert on social justice philanthropy and author of Decolonizing Wealth, which offers hopeful and compelling alternatives to the dynamics of colonization in the philanthropic and social finance sectors. He currently serves as Chair of the... Read More →


Thursday October 17, 2019 7:45am - 10:00am
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile 540 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611