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Trans Resilience Fund offers direct support for a community largely overlooked by COVID 19 recovery funding funding

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Trans Resilience Fund offers direct support for a community largely overlooked by COVID 19 recovery funding

“There are several unique things about this new Fund. The first is that it is available to groups which are not yet incorporated as formal nonprofits," says Farrah Parkes of the Gender Justice Fund.
Updated report on gender diversity of eds and meds boards shows some gains purpose

May 3, 2021 3:59 pm

Updated report on gender diversity of eds and meds boards shows some gains

But racial diversity remains "dire," according to the latest update of 2019 census of board members of the 50 largest nonprofit medical and educational institutions in Greater Philadelphia by the Women's Nonprofit Leadership Initiative.
Opinion: Racist stereotypes, rape culture lead to victim blaming in Atlanta shooting purpose

Mar. 22, 2021 8:00 am

Opinion: Racist stereotypes, rape culture lead to victim blaming in Atlanta shooting

“Temptation is a magical word. It can transform wrongdoers into victims, and predators into prey, all without the knowledge, consent, or participation of the object of desire," say guest columnists Lila Slovak and Monique Howard.
New Century Trust is renamed the Gender Justice Fund, launches new website purpose

Aug. 10, 2020 10:00 am

New Century Trust is renamed the Gender Justice Fund, launches new website

Gender Justice Fund will focus on eradicating all forms of gender-based oppression through trust-based philanthropy, systems change, culture change, and movement building. 
Opinion: During the pandemic Philadelphia has been dealing with a silent epidemic of sexual violence purpose

Jul. 14, 2020 7:30 am

Opinion: During the pandemic Philadelphia has been dealing with a silent epidemic of sexual violence

"For many people, the coronavirus-related stay at home order has resulted in victims of sexual violence being quarantined with their abusers," says guest columnist Dr. Monique Howard.
There’s a grant for that: 6 opportunities available from late May to mid-June, and on a rolling basis funding

May 22, 2020 8:00 am

There’s a grant for that: 6 opportunities available from late May to mid-June, and on a rolling basis

Check out our timeline for COVID-19 impact assistance for mid-sized arts nonprofits Black working artists, gender justice community organizers, trans communities, Indigenous businesses, and more.
Research brief: New tool to measure gender bias in the workplace may help finally eliminate it purpose

May 20, 2020 8:00 am

Research brief: New tool to measure gender bias in the workplace may help finally eliminate it

The few tools that previously existed tend to measure overt gender bias like harassment, rather than the subtle ones that are so pervasive, says guest columnist Amber Stephenson.
Women’s Nonprofit Leadership Initiative study takes a look at gender diversity on eds-and-meds boards purpose

Mar. 11, 2020 9:19 am

Women’s Nonprofit Leadership Initiative study takes a look at gender diversity on eds-and-meds boards

"Increasing Gender Diversity on the Boards of Nonprofit Eds and Meds: Why and How to Do It," released March 10, is based on in-depth, confidential interviews with ed and med board members, and institutional leaders.
For LGBTQ-identified folks, Census 2020 represents both a missed opportunity and an opportunity not to be missed purpose

May 21, 2019 1:19 pm

For LGBTQ-identified folks, Census 2020 represents both a missed opportunity and an opportunity not to be missed

Community organizations and LGBTQ-serving nonprofits have an opportunity to educate on the benefits of participation in Census 2020 despite omission of a specific question about sexual orientation and gender identity.
Farrah Parkes: ‘I have always wanted my work to be about making a difference’ people

May 20, 2019 8:30 am

Farrah Parkes: ‘I have always wanted my work to be about making a difference’

The new executive director of New Century Trust says that the private foundation's focus on gender justice is a perfect fit.

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