Hidden Freedom, Hidden Power: A Juneteenth


Juneteenth commemorates the date (June 19, 1865) when some 2,000 Union troops arrived in Galveston Bay, Texas, and announced that the more than 250,000 enslaved people in the state were free—two and half years after the Emancipation Proclamation had been issued by President Lincoln. Enslavers hid freedom from enslaved Texans, to continue depriving them of […]

Fair Representation in Redistricting – Reimagining Redistricting Virtual Briefing


Fair Representation in Redistricting is preparing to release Reimagining Redistricting, a case study on philanthropy’s unprecedented investment in promoting district maps that fairly represent people of color during the 2021 - 2022 redistricting cycle. Join funders and philanthropy-serving organizations for a conversation with report author Bill Woodwell. He will be joined by speakers including Javier […]

Generative Artificial Intelligence: What Is It and Its Impacts on Elections?: An FCCP Fireside Chat for Funders

With the start of 2024, we have embarked on a pivotal elections’ cycle, and the growing threat of artificial intelligence plagues our civic participation. By definition, generative artificial intelligence (GAI) focuses on creating new and original content, synthetic data and even deep fakes, which are not always easy to distinguish. GAI has the ability to […]