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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.


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.






Census Update: Measuring A Diverse America in the 2020 Census

When Americans fill out their 2020 Census forms, they will have more choices for identifying their race, ethnicity, and national origin than ever before. It is almost a cliché: we are an increasingly diverse nation — a factor that permeated much of the 2016 election dialogue. No wonder, then, that the census questions on race and ethnicity generate more interest, scrutiny, criticism, and debate than any others.