Funders Respond to Charlottesville and Resources

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Last week the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy penned a response to the riots in Charlottesville. We want to share other thoughtful and supportive statements from CCP members and local and national colleagues:

Other statements and responses


  • The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
    SEPTEMBER 13: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Grace Farms, New Canaan
    CCP's Fairfield County Funder Network in partnership with Open Communities Alliance is partnering with the Open Communities Alliance to host a conversation with historian and legal expert Richard Rothstein about the history of housing segregation in the United States. A panel of funders and housing experts will complement Mr. Rothstein’s talk and help put a Connecticut lens on the issues. Panelists will include: Karen DuBois-Walton, executive director, Elm City Communities/Housing Authority of New Haven (panel moderator) and Don Chen, director, Equitable Development, Ford Foundation. We hope you’ll join us >>


Share Your Statements Responces and Resources

At CCP, we want to help our members work together to support a more equitable Connecticut and this means helping more foundations integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion into their grantmaking. If you have responses, suggested resources, or ideas about how we can better do this, we invite you to share them with us.     

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