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We believe exposure to innovation, collaboration with peers, and constructive debate propel us personally and in our grantmaking. To achieve this, our thought-provoking and constructive events address major shifts impacting the fields of education and philanthropy right now.
We Are Detroit. We Are Vincent Chin: An American Legacy
A virtual conversation with Helen Zia, author, activist, and spokesperson for the Estate of Lily and Vincent Chin and an invitation for philanthropy to meet the moment. Detroit, once the ancestral homelands of the Ojibwe, Ottawa, and Potawatomi, is at the center of one of this country’s bloodiest racial uprisings in 1967 between Black citizens and a predominantly white police...
Helping Students Thrive: Differentiating Mental Health Supports from Social and Emotional Learning
What are the fundamental differences in the frameworks of mental health, SEL, and mental illness? What stigmas continue to stand in the way of our support for each? We’ll explore language, actions and interventions and the role of philanthropy to advance all supports for youth during this critical time.
Creating Ideal Learning Environments Through Play
Play is an essential element of young children’s learning. Join The Hunt Institute and Trust for Learning for a special edition of the Early Efforts web series spotlighting the role of play in ideal learning environments.
Sikh Civics: Philanthropy’s Role in Building A Multiracial Society
In April 2021, a mass shooting left eight dead, including four Sikh Americans, at a Fedex facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, where it was well known that a majority of the workers were part of the Sikh community. Ten years ago this August, a man with neo-Nazi ties killed six Sikhs at a gurdwara (Sikh house of worship) in Oak Creek,...
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