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Philanthropy’s Imperative: How to Discuss White Supremacy with Staff, Boards, and Nonprofit Partners

Thursday, July 16, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
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Staying silent is not an option. Join us for a conversation to discuss ways funders can begin discussions with staff, boards, and nonprofit partners about White Supremacy. How can we be sure that these conversations are a starting point for deeper reflection and work with the goal of liberation for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities?

Join Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia in welcoming Marcus Walton, President and CEO, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) on July 16th from 2:00 - 3:30 pm.

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About Marcus Walton

Prior to being President and CEO of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO), Marcus was the Director of Racial Equity Initiatives for Borealis Philanthropy; Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE); Program Officer of Community Responsive Grantmaking with the Cleveland Foundation; and Senior Program Officer at Neighborhood Progress, Inc.

Marcus specializes in operationalizing conceptual frameworks; racial equity facilitation and training; leadership and management strategy; stakeholder engagement; program development and navigating philanthropy. He is also a Newfield Network-trained ontological coach, with additional training in the Action Learning systems coaching model.