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Member Resource Recording: COVID-19 and the Impact on Civic Engagement in 2020

Presented by FCCP & State Voices Friday, March 20 at 3pm Eastern Webinar Recording Follow Up Q&A + Resources Invitation: Join practitioners and fellow funders for a conversation on how COVID-19 (‘Coronavirus’) is impacting 2020 civic engagement programs, organizations, and people, and discuss how to support shifts in program and operations.

Member Resource Recording: October 2019 Election Series – Making it Real: The Link Between Issue Organizing, Ballot Initiatives, and Building Power

Making it Real: The Link Between Issue Organizing, Ballot Initiatives, and Building Power When looking at our issue advocacy strategies, how can we strengthen our understanding of the link between ballot initiatives, organizing, and civic engagement in ways that result in both “winning” and building long term power?  

Slides: May 2019 First Monday Discussion – From Transaction to Transformation: Relational Organizing as a Winning Civic Engagement Strategy

FCCP May 2019 First Monday Discussion  Monday, May 6th | 3 – 4 PM ET | 2 – 3 PM CT | 1 – 2 PM MT | 12 – 1 PM PT Join Ethan Frey of Ford Foundation, Nick Chedli Carter of 2020 Vision Ventures, and Julie Fernandes of Rockefeller Family Fund for a discussion of relational organizing practice and power building strategy.


Slides: February 2019 First Monday Discussion: 116th Congress: The Green New Deal + A New 21st Century Economy

February First Monday Discussion Monday, February 4th | 2 – 3:15 PM ET | 1 – 2:15 PM CT | 12 – 1:15 PM MT | 11 – 12:15 PM PT As the 116th Congress kicks off and the 2020 Presidential race begins in earnest, advocates, policymakers and candidates have the opportunity to set the stage for advancing an economic agenda featuring climate-forward jobs and key priorities. 

Key Takeaways: July First Monday + Election Series Discussion: Funding for Cultural Change: Creating and Meeting the Moment

Funding for Cultural Change: Creating and Meeting the Moment Monday, July 9 3-4 ET | 2-3 CT | 1-2 MT | 12-1 PT Over the last few years, we have seen several cultural moments, such as #MeToo and the response to police violence, take place that have raised social justice struggles to the national platform.