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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. 



Slides: January 2019 First Monday Discussion: Debriefing the 2018 Elections

January First Monday Discussion Debriefing the 2018 Elections Monday, January 7 | 3 – 4:15 PM ET | 2 – 3:15 PM CT | 1 – 2:15 PM MT | 12 – 1:15 PM PT With history-making results from the Midterm Elections, join us for an important discussion on the lessons learned from 2018 that can help inform our work moving into 2019. 



Key Takeaways: SCOTUS + The 2018 Elections: Opportunities and Implications for c3 Funders

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Mon, August 6, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, and subsequent nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, have far-reaching implications that could negatively affect all the issues we most care about, such as voting rights (including partisan gerrymandering), money in politics, executive power issues, partisan the environment, access to reproductive health, women’s and LGBTQ rights, and more.

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Unprecedented: More than 300 U.S. philanthropic leaders call for removal of citizenship question from 2020 census   National, state and local philanthropies across 38 states and District of Columbia join in unanimous opposition; more than 30 philanthropy-serving organizations also speak out Contact: Gary Bass, 202/328-2040, gbass@baumanfoundation.org WASHINGTON — Reflecting an unprecedented consensus in philanthropy from local foundations to national grantmaking organizations, 304 philanthropic leaders have called on the Trump administration to withdraw a citizenship question from the 2020 census.

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.