Convening will elevate leading from lived experience
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Allen leads the Minneapolis-based foundation’s majority women, majority people-of-color, senior leadership team seeking to advance a more just, creative and abundant future.
The dialogue between these two national philanthropic leaders will highlight the need to include historically underrepresented communities in philanthropic conversations. Other topics include:
- A “radical love” approach to philanthropy
- The benefit of framing issues around assets rather than deficits
- Recognizing that real change requires effort, persistence over time and acknowledging incremental progress
Following the conversation, Gilligan and Allen will participate in a roundtable discussion with Clintel Hasan, strategic initiatives manager at Milwaukee Succeeds; Kevin Newell, founder and CEO of Royal Capital; and Glenn Carson, director of the Milwaukee Community Schools Partnership through United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County. They will explore how national trends in community philanthropy are illustrated in Milwaukee-specific efforts.
About the Greater Milwaukee Foundation
The Greater Milwaukee Foundation is Wisconsin’s largest community foundation and was among the first established in the world. For more than a century, the Foundation has been at the heart of the civic community, helping donors achieve the greatest philanthropic impact, elevating the work of changemakers across neighborhoods, and bringing people and organizations together to help our region thrive. Racial equity is the Foundation’s North Star, guiding its investments and strategies for social and economic change. Leveraging generations of community knowledge, cross-sector partnerships and more than $1 billion in financial assets, the Foundation is committed to reimagining philanthropy, catalyzing systems change, convening and following community voice, and building inclusive culture to transform our region into a Milwaukee for all.
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