Set in Atlanta, Georgia – the “heartbeat” of the Southeast – we will draw inspiration from the communities of color that lie at the center of the region’s economic, social and political vitality. Against this fertile backdrop of people and place, FCCP will unite grantmakers, thought leaders and changemakers in strategic dialogue as we move forward together.
The last several years saw tremendous growth in grassroots capacity to advance financial reforms. Funders have played a crucial role supporting successful efforts to advance economic equity, and that support will continue to be essential as communities work to defend financial and democratic reforms and demonstrate the positive impacts of a racial- and economic-justice policy agenda that works for all and that restores a fair democracy in which people have equal say and power.
APRIL FIRST MONDAY DISCUSSION: Investing in Rural Integrated Voter Engagement Strategies to Revitalize Democracy
Learn about new research from the Groundswell Fund which studied integrated voter engagement strategies in rural areas. We'll discuss what effective rural engagement may look like, how philanthropy can provide the space for grantees to succeed in this challenging environment, and hear from colleagues around their perspectives on engaging rural voters.