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March 6, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST


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Ashish Sinha
FUNDERS: REGISTER NOWFCCP’s programming is open to invited speakers and philanthropic professionals only.


Resistance is not futile! Come learn from movement leaders and funders how post-election shifts in the political landscape have instigated new thinking around ways to create effective coalitions and build resistance to the anti-democratic initiatives being advanced around the country. We’ll explore opposition strategies that are forging new collaborations and opportunities to win, and how funders and grantees must work and think differently if we are to build a longer-term movement for change. Together we’ll delve deeper into the post-election mobilizations and movement-building efforts that are aimed at building power. This is the fight of our generation and we’re in it together!

Co-sponsored by Philanthropy New York + Women Donors Network

Moderated by Eric Marshall, FCCP [bio]


Farhad Ebrahimi, Chorus Foundation, will expand on his theory in his provocative Medium post to discuss steps Philanthropy can take to effectively invest to support resistance strategies and social movements.

Jennifer Epps-Addison, Center for Popular Democracy, will review how the field is organizing to adapt to the political moment and to collaborate to build power through new coalitions.

Roxanne Stachowski, Rockefeller Family Fund, will discuss how the Rockefeller Family Fund’s investments through the Women Effect Fund is helping to support the work to capture the momentum and energy generated from the Women’s March.


As with all FCCP events, the subject matter is strictly limited to non-partisan discussion as outlined in the agenda.