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Save the Date: ABAG's 2016 Annual Meeting for ABAG Members

Tuesday, May 24, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM at Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, Baltimore, Maryland
This year's theme is: Restorative Narratives: Philanthropy's Role in Thriving Cities
Keynote Speaker: Tonya Allen, President and CEO of The Skillman Foundation

We will be joined by Derick Ebert, Baltimore's first-ever Youth Poet Laureate.
 
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Her two-decade long career has centered on pursuing, executing and investing in ideas that improve her  hometown of Detroit and reduce the plight of underserved people, especially children. Allen has been instrumental in many successful philanthropic, government and community initiatives and has a comprehensive understanding of philanthropic governance and strategy.

For more details and to RSVP, click here


Just for ABAG MEMBERS: Programs & Events
 
Global Trends, Local Response: Addressing Islamophobia and Creating Inclusive Communities
5/17/2016, 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Increasingly, global threats and domestic political rhetoric are fueling misguided fear, discrimination, and violence against immigrants, recent refugees, Muslims and Arabs. In the midst of the worst refugee crisis in decades, Governor Hogan is one of about 30 governors who have asked the Obama administration not to allow Syrian refugees into their states, despite assurances from top U.S. officials and growing criticism from advocates who say this stance does not reflect American values.

Please join a discussion with four speakers, aimed at creating a greater understanding of anti-immigrant sentiment, Islamophobia and cultural bias in our country and the Baltimore Region. We’ll also hear about some best practices and policies around immigrant/refugee integration. The session will allow us to learn about some of the organizations that are working on these issues and the available tools for making our communities welcoming where everyone feels they belong.


Events & Programs more

5/5/2016
POSTPONED: Community Investment Funders Update

5/9/2016
For Grantseekers: Foundations 101 and Maryland's Philanthropic Landscape (5/9/16)

5/10/2016 » 5/12/2016
Mission Investors Exchange 2016 National Conference: Seizing the Momentum

5/17/2016
Global Trends, Local Response: Addressing Islamophobia and Creating Inclusive Communities

5/19/2016
Baltimore City Literacy Strategy: Campaign for Grade Level Reading & Baltimore City Schools

5/24/2016
Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers' 2016 Annual Meeting*

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