Philanthropy and Politics


Sponsored by NYU Wagner, NYU’s Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising, and NYRAG

This speaker series brings philanthropic leaders and scholars to share their experiences and thoughts on key issues related to funding advocacy and social change.

This series is a companion to the Fall 2008 NYU course – Philanthropy, Advocacy, and Social Change – but is open to all members of the NYU and New York philanthropic communities. Space is limited.

All conversations will be held from 11:30 am - 12:45 pm at NYU Wagner in the Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue located at 295 Lafayette Street on the 2nd Fl.
Philanthropy and Politics - Katrina Fatigue? Philanthropic Support for Education Reform in New Orleans

Date:
Friday, October 10, 2008

Time:
7:30 am - 8:45 am

Location:


Angela Daliet, Executive Director, Save Our Schools New Orleans
Jon Vaugh, Program Director, 21st Century Foundation
Richard Laine, Director of Education, The Wallace Foundation

Philanthropy and Politics - Funding the Conservative Legal Movement

Date:
Friday, October 24, 2008

Time:
7:30 am - 8:45 am

Location:


Steven Teles, Author of The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement: Battle for Control of the Law and Associate Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland.

Philanthropy and Politics - The Future of Progressive Philanthropy

Date:
Friday, November 7, 2008

Time:
6:30 am - 7:45 am

Location:


With Gara La Marche, President and CEO of Atlantic Philanthropies, and Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Administration at NYU Wagner