Announcements

Groundbreaking Opportunity: Apply for the Black Male Achievement Social Innovation Accelerator

Accepting Applications now through Friday, April 5, 2013 Are you a leader in an organization or program/initiative with strong results? Do you have the passion and potential to be a national leader in your work to improve the life outcomes … Continue reading

LSI Member Update: Q1 2013

Over the past few months we have been making great progress to build the initial infrastructure for the Leadership & Sustainability Institute for Black Male Achievement. Please click here to read our first progress update since officially launching in October … Continue reading

LSI: National Call for Capacity-Building Partners

The LSI is working as a coordinator to develop a national group of quality capacity-building service providers to offer as a resource to our member organizations and leaders across the country. We view capacity building as: providing support to develop … Continue reading

Calendar of Events in the Field

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The Amistad Center Brings Award-Winning Question Bridge Project to Connecticut; Interactive Video Explores Challenges Facing Black Men
The Amistad Center Brings Award-… @ Wilson-Gray YMCA Youth & Family Center
Mar 23 – June 16, 2013 all-day
The Connecticut premiere of Question Bridge: Black Males, the critically acclaimed multi-platform video project that has sparked a national conversation exploring Black male identity, is [...]
Great Schools Summit 2013 8:30 am
Great Schools Summit 2013 @ Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
May 2 @ 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
As cities and states offer more school options, a new challenge has emerged — how to provide families with the information and support they need [...]
PolicyLink Presents: The Grocery Gap: A Training for Grocers Webinar 12:00 pm
PolicyLink Presents: The Grocery… @ Hosted via ReadyTalk
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Grocery Gap: A Training for Grocers Across the country talented grocers have opened successful stores in once undeserved communities to increase access to healthy [...]
2013 Positioned for Progress Conference
2013 Positioned for Progress Con… @ Jackson Convention Complex
May 6 – Tuesday all-day
In 2012, five statewide nonprofit and government agencies joined together to establish Positioned for Progress, an annual conference to serve as a catalyst to build [...]
Webinar: What Difference Are We Making? How to Become Performance-Driven in the Field of Domestic Violence 3:00 pm
Webinar: What Difference Are We … @ Hosted via ReadyTalk
May 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Moderator Ingvild Bjornvold, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Social Solutions Speakers Matt Huckabay, CEO, Center for Violence-Free Relationships Emma Owens, Operations Manager & Program Analyst, Center [...]
Audio Conference: Unwed Dads in the Inner City: What’s Changed and Why it Matters 2:00 pm
Audio Conference: Unwed Dads in … @ Internet Webinar
May 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Audio Conference Sponsored by Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, the Center for Family Policy & Practice [...]
CLASP Presents: Unwed Dads in the Inner City: What’s Changed and Why it Matters Webinar 2:00 pm
CLASP Presents: Unwed Dads in th… @ Audio Conference
May 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Do urban poor dads live up to their image as “dead-beats” or do they really care about their kids? Often vilified across the political spectrum, [...]
The Game Changers Project 3:00 pm
The Game Changers Project @ Kelly-Strayhorn Theater
May 11 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The GAME CHANGERS PROJECT is a national media fellowship program for emerging black filmmakers in partnership with community-based organizations dedicated to improving social outcomes for [...]
Baltimore: A Healthy Food Access Case Study Webinar 2:00 pm
Baltimore: A Healthy Food Access… @ Hosted via ReadyTalk
May 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Baltimore: A Healthy Food Access Case Study Officials in cities across the nation are launching their own healthy food policy initiatives designed to bring healthier [...]
Philanthropy’s Role in Movement Building Webinar 2:00 pm
Philanthropy’s Role in Movement …
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Philanthropy’s Role in Movement Building Webinar This is the final webinar in a three part series on Pathways to Grow Impact. The research underlying GEO’s [...]
BRIGHTEST MINDS: Angela Glover Blackwell of PolicyLink 9:00 am
BRIGHTEST MINDS: Angela Glover B… @ TBD
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
“Equity is not only a matter of social justice or morality: it is an economic necessity.” So says Angela Glover Blackwell, founder and CEO of [...]
Geoffrey Canada to Deliver 2013 Graduation Address at Harvard Kennedy School 2:00 pm
Geoffrey Canada to Deliver 2013 … @ Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
May 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Geoffrey Canada, the President and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone, will deliver the 2013 Graduation Address at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), it was announced [...]
Resources to Create or Expand Healthy Food Retail: Public and Private Grant and Loan Programs Webinar 2:00 pm
Resources to Create or Expand He… @ Hosted via ReadyTalk
May 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Resources to Create or Expand Healthy Food Retail: Public and Private Grant and Loan Programs Today more grant, loan and incentive opportunities exist than ever [...]