Civil Rights, Social Action

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Solidago Foundation CEO to Speak at Briefing on Grantmaking and Civic Engagement

HAMDEN, CT -- Solidago Foundation chief executive officer, Elizabeth Barajas-Román, will be speaking at the “Strengthening Democracy & Communities Through Civic Engagement” program hosted by the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy. In addition to Barajas-Román, participants will include Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, DataHaven executive director Mark Abraham, Everyday Democracy director of strategic alliances and equity officer Valeriano Ramos, Everyday Democracy executive director Martha McCoy; and Ian Simmons, president at Foundation for Civic Leadership.

Friday, April 28, 2017
Knight Foundation’s Alberto Ibargüen to Keynote Discussion Focused on the Role of the First Amendment, the Media, and Community Engagement in a Thriving Democracy

HARTFORD, CT -- On Thursday, May 18 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and its Latino Endowment Fund will present a conversation on our first amendment in action at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. The Featured keynote address will be given by Alberto Ibargüen, president, CEO and a trustee of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.