Community Events

Strategic Time Horizons in Philanthropy | February 25, 2021, 12:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - How might funders better serve their mission by thinking strategically about their time horizons?
Funders Briefing: New Data on Racial Equity and Racial Justice Education Funding in Philanthropy | Feb 25, 2021 1:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - In this historical moment, many of us in philanthropy are shaping our grantmaking to better support systemic transformation and advance racial equity.
Great Lakes Regional Student Success Conference | February 23 - 26, 2021
Virtual - This year’s conference will highlight exemplary strategies and practices that higher education institutions employed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Supporting Elementary Principals as Early Childhood Leaders | March 2, 2021 2:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - Elementary school principals have the opportunity to serve as critical early childhood leaders, both within their schools and communities. But not all come from early childhood backgrounds.
Reckoning with Our Roots: Examining Racism and Reimagining Systems | March 2, 2021 11:30 p.m. ET
Virtual - In the midst of Black History Month and throughout the year, we recognize that to transform our systems and build a racially equitable society requires understanding our nation’s origin story.
Postsecondary Pathways: Completion in the Age of COVID-19 | March 4, 2021 11:00 a.m. ET
Virtual - As state and institution leaders reflect on the end of the first full academic year that occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic, they will share what they have learned about how the pandemic disruptions affected the ability of higher education students to complete certificates and degree
Examining Education Research through the 2020 Lens | February 22 - March 5, 2021
Virtual - The virtual convening, Examining Education Research through the 2020 Lens, will bring the SREE community together to reflect on what we know, what we need to know, and what we need to do as researchers to address both equity issues in education and the consequences of the pandemic.
Homeroom with Education Leaders: Entrepreneurship and Education | March 9, 2021 11:00 a.m. ET
Virtual - System change requires a full shift in the way we think about education. How do we connect people with meaningful resources, work, and information? How do we rethink our entire system to build one that is equitable and innovative?
The Invisible Tax: Educators of Color and the Water They Carry | March 16, 2021 2:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - Educators of color, like all educators, face common challenges associated with the profession: depressed salaries, hours outside of the traditional workday, and inadequate supplies.
Philanthropy and The Case For Reparations | February 24 & March 18, 2021
Virtual - As our country heals and pivots forward under a new administration, conversations and actions for reparations for Black and Indigenous communities continue to gain unprecedented momentum.
2021 Funders Forum: Housing Policies and Partnerships Rooted in Justice | March 23 - 24, 2021, 2:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - Under a new Presidential Administration, housing and homelessness advocates are working to proactively push for policies and practices that are rooted in evidence and justice.
National Arts Action Summit | April 5 - April 9, 2021
Virtual - The National Arts Action Summit is a multi-day event giving grassroots advocates crucial advocacy training from experts in the field and then put that training into practice during Arts Advocacy Week in meetings with elected officials. Hosted by Americans for the Arts in collaboration with dozens of national, state, and local organizational Partners, the National Arts Action Summit and Arts Advocacy Week is the largest gathering of its kind, bringing together a broad cross section of America's cultural and civic organizations.
Network for Public Education Action 2021 Conference | April 25 - 26, 2021
Philadelphia, PA - Hosted at the Doubletree by Hilton in Philadelphia, the keynote speakers for this event will include Diane Ravitch, Nikhil Goyal, Noliwe Rooks, and more.
Are We Better Off Divided? Philanthropy’s Role in Moving America Forward | April 29, 2021 2:00 p.m. ET
Virtual - Perhaps one of the few things that Americans can agree on is the fact that the nation is deeply polarized and divided.
Collective Impact Action Summit | April 27 - 29, 2021
Virtual - The Collective Impact Forum, an initiative of FSG and the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions, is hosting the field’s premier annual Collective Impact Action Summit on April 27-29, 2021.