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TGI Attends 2015 Arab American Summit

From November 7-8th, the youth in our Teen Grantmaking Initiative (TGI) attended the Arab American Summit hosted by the National Network of Arab American Communities (NNAAC). The Arab American Summit is a two-day convening of leaders, advocates, students and allies from across the country as they honor the work that has been done to build…

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2015 Fall Grantee Roundup

With fall well underway, we would like to take the time to highlight some of the awesome upcoming events and programs from our 2015 grantees! If you find yourself in the East Coast, a couple of our grantees are hosting some exciting events! In Philadelphia, be sure to check out Al-Bustan’s “Music in Practice” on…

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The Problem with Diversity in the Nonprofit World

A few months ago, I found myself at a convening for Youth Advisory Council (YAC) advisers. The day saw numerous fun events meant to help the advisers grow and develop their skills. Towards the end of the day, the light, upbeat atmosphere was toned down in favor of a more serious, somber one, as we…

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