Indiana: Co-Governance in Action

Join us, for a conversation with Faith in Indiana and the National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform to learn how they aligned organizing and policy expertise to transform Indianapolis’s criminal justice system, while and building new vehicles to advance governing power in a highly volatile state.   Together we will explore: With billions of dollars…

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Fund Excluded Workers Coalition Strategy Briefing

The Fund Excluded Workers Coalition invites you to join its 2022 strategy briefing on Wednesday, December 1 (9:30am PT / 12:30pm ET). In 2021, this coalition won a historic $2.1 billion statewide fund for New Yorkers who had been excluded from government relief. All eyes are on New York as this is the first publicly-funded program to provide…

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Workers Confluence Fund of Minnesota Funder Briefing

For decades Minnesotans have organized innovative campaigns to build worker power. Organizing strategies are shifting state and local policy, building protections for workers in retail, farm work, construction, restaurants, logistics, and other industries. At the center of the organizing in Minnesota are community groups and labor unions working together to take on major corporations and…

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FJE Funder Briefing with Guests from the U. S. Department of Labor: Federal Grant Opportunities

NFG’s Funders for a Just Economy has invited back guests from the U. S. Department of Labor to share current and upcoming Federal grant opportunities for community groups and partners. During the briefing, USDOL staff will focus on grants supporting workforce development, training and apprenticeships, and unemployment insurance (including newly-announced community navigator grants as well…

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The Lunar Project Funder’s Briefing: Building Asian-Black-Indigenous Solidarity

Sponsored by AAPIP, Justice Funders, Neighborhood Funders Group Last year’s racial justice uprisings against the state-sanctioned murders of Black people and increased anti-Asian xenophobia and violence fostered heightened awareness of the undeniable harms that white supremacy and anti-Blackness cause to Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities. Despite the progress that philanthropy has made…

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Funder Briefing with invited guests from the U.S. Department of Labor

Calling all funders! Join us for a briefing with the U. S. Department of Labor on Tuesday, December 14th, 2021 from 2:30-3:30pm Eastern Time. At the event, USDOL staff will share an overview of its priorities and opportunities for collaboration. In particular, USDOL will discuss key elements of the Build Back Better Act and the…

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Funders for a Just Economy 2021 Policy Briefing

Across the US, we are struggling with crises: the COVID-19 pandemic, the crippling racial and gender gaps in wealth, income, and political influence, rising fascism, and the deteriorating conditions for Black, Indigenous, and people of color, low-income communities and workers, rural communities, LGBTQIA people, women, and immigrants. In response, community members and workers have been…

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Funder Briefing on Advancing Housing Justice and Health Equity

NFG’s Democratizing Development Program invites you to participate in Human Impact Partners and Right To The City Alliance’s Funder Briefing on Advancing Housing Justice and Health Equity.  Health and housing stability have always been closely intertwined. But when our collective health depends on our ability to stay home, we all have a stake in ensuring that…

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Funders for a Just Economy 2020 Policy Briefing

Over the past few weeks, NFG has been reviewing our upcoming events in response to COVID-19 including FJE’s upcoming Policy Briefing in Washington, D.C. on March 23-24. NFG cares about you, your loved ones, and the communities that you live and work in. While public health authorities have so far not prohibited domestic travel, public…

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