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Thursday, October 17 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Grantmaking Strategies to Address Structural Racism Head On

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What is the role of family philanthropy in addressing structural racism and bias in our communities? Learn some key fundamentals that should be considered as critical to grantmaking with a racial equity or racial justice lens, including what distinguishes one from the other. What strategies have others used, and what do you need to know before getting deeply involved? In addition to clarity & guidance from experts in the field, engage in facilitated peer learning discussions to share & explore what other family foundations are grappling with & learning as they tackle racial inequity & injustice head on.

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Thursday October 17, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm CDT
Addison Room, 4th Floor Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, 540 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60611