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September 2018

Understanding New York’s Rural Communities and the Opportunity for Philanthropy

September 25 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join this webinar for an interactive discussion amongst your peers on the Integrated Rural Strategies Group and scan, what challenges are communities facing in rural work in New York State, and share thoughts on how philanthropy can enter the space of rural organizing and put their resources to use. Who is this webinar for? If you are a foundation leader (staff or board member) funding in rural communities in New York, you are encouraged to read the landscape scan (www.nfg.org/ruralscan)…

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Celebrating Alliance of Families for Justice

September 27 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Alhambra Ballroom, 2116 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Come celebrate AFJ's two year anniversary with a night to remember at the Alhambra Ballroom, emceed by Danny Glover! There will be live music, salsa lessons, dinner, dancing, and an open bar!

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October 2018

Global Action Project 2018 Film Screening

October 5 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
New School, 66 W. 12th St
New York City, NY 10011 United States
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Our annual screening will feature and premiere works from our youth programs: Community Media In Action, Youth Breaking Borders, and SupaFriends. Performances from community partners and allies TBA. Featuring delicious food and drink, remarkable conversation, an interactive photo booth and media stations and our famous audience participation exercise: reverse Q and A! Oh what a night!

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500 Years of Resistance: Laundry Workers Center Community Gala 2018

October 5 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Laundry Workers Center is pleased to invite you to our 2018 Community Gala Fundraiser to celebrate together a year of resilience and worker justice. This year, our theme "500 Years of Resistance" honors our member-workers, many of whom are part of indigenous communities, and pays respect to the long legacy of resistance to colonialism and genocide in the Americas. 619 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022 (East 54 St and Lexington Av. Subways: N, R, W to Lexington Av -…

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North Star Fund Grantee Lunch and Learn: Pitching Your Op-ed

October 17 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
North Star Fund Office, 520 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1800
New York, NY 10018 United States
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Woman holds a Flatbush Tenant Coalition sign saying "State of the City: Our Elders On Hunger Strike for a Home"

Join fellow North Star Fund grantees at a "Lunch and Learn" to sit down with Jennifer Parker, a staff editor from the New York Times's Op-Ed/Sunday Review Section.

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Rise Annual Benefit 2018

October 25 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
New York Public Library, McGraw Rotunda, 476 5th Ave
New York City, NY 10018 United States
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Celebrate the power of parents in child welfare reform with Rise! Rise’s mission is to train parents to write and speak about their experiences in order to support parents and parent advocates and and to guide child welfare professionals in becoming more responsive to the families and communities they serve. Their goal is to reduce unnecessary family separations and increase the likelihood that children who are placed in foster care quickly and safely return home.

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November 2018

Brandworkers 2018 Awards Dinner

November 13 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Angel Orensanz Center for Contemporary Art, 172 Norfolk St, New York
New York City, NY 10002 United States
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Join over 300 labor, food and community leaders to celebrate Brandworkers’ Champions of Economic Justice! We welcome you for dinner, dancing and growing worker power to transform the food manufacturing industry.

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Riders Alliance 2018 Gala

November 19 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Marquee, 289 10th Avenue
New York City, NY 10001 United States
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We are excited to celebrate this year's progress together--with your help, we've won Fair Fares for low-income transit riders, hundreds of millions of dollars in new funding for public transit, and the MTA's most powerful new plan for buses in a generation. Join us to help celebrate our 2018 honorees, including City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, legendary transit advocate Gene Russianoff, and our own Riders Alliance grassroots team for the Bus Turnaround Campaign.

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