Making a Big Difference for Children and Communities: A funder conversation about advocacy and systems change strategies
May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Policy research, public will building, message development, grassroots and grasstops engagement. Funders have lots of tools in their toolkit!
Join funder colleagues to discuss a range of advocacy and systems change strategies used to ensure more children, families and communities thrive. We’ll discuss strategies and lessons learned from a variety of funder perspectives.
Katherine Beckmann, Program Officer, Children, Families and Communities at the Packard Foundation
Melanie Bridgeforth, President and CEO at the Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham
Jennifer Esterline, Executive Director at the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium
Sara Watson, Senior Director, Policy at the Bainum Family Foundation
Host: Children, Youth & Family Funders Roundtable
Cosponsors: Early Childhood Funders Collaborative, Economic Opportunity Funders, Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation, Funders Together to End Homelessness, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, Women’s Funding Network, Workforce Matters