August 13th from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

Black Girls vs. Black Boys: Is This Really What We Want?

Thursday, August 13th at 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

Funding for Black organizations is already scarce, which causes a cycle of competition that makes our organizations jump throw hoops for funding. But on top of that, depending on the “flavor of the month” we are forced to separate our work into issue areas that breaks down our communication, rather than build up our communities. What would it look like if we did not compete, but demanded that institutional philanthropy bend to our needs? Is that possible? How do we make it possible?

Micah Gilmer | Senior Partner | Frontline Solutions

Gregory Hodge | Interim Executive Director | Executives’ Alliance for Boys and Men of Color
Shawnda Chapman Panelist | Director of the Girls Fund Initiative, Ms. Foundation
Chi-Ante Singletary | Chief Reparations Officer and Co-Founder
Movements Partnerships Manager | Cypress Fund Solidaire Network
Michael Smith | Executive Director | My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, Obama Foundation

DJ Poison Ivy

Wellness Moment
Yolo Akili Robinson | Executive Director and Founder | BEAM