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YWCA of the City of New York Hosts Potential to Power Girls Symposium

Kim Keating of Keating Advisors talks with YWCA CEO Dr. Danielle Moss Lee and daughterat the inaugural Potential to Power Girls Symposium in NYC Event ignited social action on issues facing 21st century girls in NYCNEW YORK, NY – The...Show More Summary

The Red Pump Project DC Presents Inaugural Red Summer Soirée

Red Pump Project DC ambassador Brittani Menina (center) with Portia Vee and Simona Noce WASHINGTON, DC – On Saturday, June 21, 2014, the Red Pump Project DC will host its inaugural Red Summer Soirée benefit fundraiser in commemoration of National HIV Testing Day. Show More Summary

Help Preserve an Iconic Landmark: Madam C.J. Walker’s Home Named National Treasure

National Trust for Historic Preservation announces the Villa Lewaro National Treasure campaignIn the early 1900’s, entrepreneur and philanthropist Madam C.J. Walker commissioned Vertner Tandy, the first licensed black architect in New York, to design a home for her. Show More Summary

Thursday Network Fêtes 2014 Inaugural Spirit of Service Awardees

Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) Board of Directors Chairman Michael Akin, Thursday Network President Charis Goff, and GWUL President & CEO George Lambert, Jr. at the Inaugural Spirit of Service Awards Award ceremony recognized...Show More Summary

Peace Corps Partners with Alpha Phi Alpha to Promote Service in the African American Community

Alpha Phi Alpha General President Mark S. Tillman and Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, May 23, the Peace Corps and Alpha Phi Alpha – the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity for African Americans – announced a partnership to promote volunteer service at Peace Corps headquarters. Show More Summary

Xavier University Graduate and Scholarship Recipient Pays It Forward

Speech pathology graduate’s experience teaching in Africa inspired her to take action Growing up in Los Angeles with her single and often-unemployed mother (her birth father essentially abandoned the family and her stepfather was later...Show More Summary

Photos of the Day

Westchester Clubmen Foundation Raises $25,000 for Young Black Men Orlando Ashford (2nd from left), president of the Talent Business Segment at Mercer, teamed up with New York Knicks Legend John Starks to host a fundraiser and auction benefiting the Westchester Clubmen Foundation's Higher Aims Education Program. Show More Summary

New Crowdfunding Initiative Aims to Empower Latino Communities

Diana Campoamor (center), president, Hispanics in Philanthropy, celebrates the organization's 30th anniversary at a gala held earlier this year. Hispanics in Philanthropy launches HIPGive to support Latino projects across the U.S. and...Show More Summary

Community Investment Network Names Valaida Fullwood Interim Executive Director

CIN asserts an unchanged mission amidst a time of growth and transitionRALEIGH-DURHAM, NC—Community Investment Network (CIN) Board of Directors has announced that Valaida Fullwood will serve as interim Executive Director as it embarks on a search for a permanent successor to Chad U. Show More Summary

Building a Beloved Community: Strengthening the Field of Black Male Achievement

New Research on the Field Highlights Successes and OpportunitiesNew York, NY — The Foundation Center and the Open Society Foundations have announced this week the release of a new report, “ Building a Beloved Community: Strengthening...Show More Summary

New York Urban League Hosts 49th Annual Frederick Douglass Dinner

Honoree Edward Enninful, NYUL President and CEO Arva Rice, Honoree Dr. John B. King, Jr. and Eueal Dagne Fashion Icon, Education Leader and Corporate Citizen Honored New York, NY – The New York Urban League held its 49th Annual Frederick...Show More Summary

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol Celebrates “VOICES 10” Benefit

Khary Lazarre-White, co-founder and executive director, Brotherhood/Sister Sol with Cheryl “Salt” James and Michael Ealy By Akira Barclay, ContributorNEW YORK, NY –The Brotherhood/Sister Sol, the nationally recognized nonprofit and youth...Show More Summary

Emory University MBA Team Takes First Place in The Executive Leadership Foundation’s 2014 Business Case Competition

Executives from ExxonMobil and The Executive Leadership Foundation joined members of the 2014 Business Case Competition team from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School to celebrate their 1st place win. Featured left to right are: Team Captain Rae Oglesby from Georgia; Jeffrey G. Show More Summary

14+ Foundation and Solange Team Up to Advance Education in Africa

Singer and songwriter Solange is flanked by event hosts Darlene and Lizzy Okpo at the “Brooklyn for Africa” benefit party. NEW YORK – The 14+ Foundation held its “Brooklyn for Africa” benefit party on Sunday, May 4th at Baby’s All Right in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Show More Summary

The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation Hosts Powerful Night of Inspiration at 2014 Gala Presented by Coca-Cola

Event honored Pastor/Activist Corey Brooks, Screen Gems President Clint Culpepper, Philanthropists Magic and Cookie Johnson and Walgreens Chief Diversity Officer Steve PembertonCHICAGO, IL – On May 3, 2014 at the Hilton Chicago, TheShow More Summary

Young Professionals Celebrate Community and Business Leaders at Annual Gala

Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals host 5th Annual Black Opal Awards Gala FT. MYER, VA – Young professionals from Northern Virginia and the greater Washington, DC area gathered for the 5th Annual Black Opal Awards Gala...Show More Summary

Three Doctors Foundation to Host Fourteenth Annual Gala, “Raising Hope and Health”

Gala will honor Emmy-Award winning television host Sherri Shepherd and Rose Rock, mother of comedian Chris RockNEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – On Friday, May 2, 2014, Sampson Davis, MD, Rameck Hunt, MD, and George Jenkins, DMD, fondly known as “...Show More Summary

Africare Celebrates African-American Leadership at 2014 Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner

Africare’s President Darius Mans (left) with Africare’s Co-FoundersC. Payne Lucas and Dr. Joseph C. Kennedy (right), Board Chairman Stephen D. Cashin and Honorary Vice Chair Maria Walker Peace Corps Alumni C. Payne Lucas and Dr. Joseph C. Show More Summary

The Insider: Dion Chavis, A Positive Voice for Fatherhood

By Akira Barclay, ContributorOur latest Insider is media professional and radio personality Dion “Showtime” Chavis, who was raised in a single-parent home by his mother after losing his father at an early age. In the book “Be a Father...Show More Summary

Coppin State University Hosts Black Philanthropy Summit 2014: Time, Talent & Treasure in Action

BALTIMORE, MD – is pleased to serve as a co-sponsor for “Black Philanthropy Summit 2014: Time, Talent & Treasure in Action” hosted by Coppin State University and its Nonprofit Leadership Alliance on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Show More Summary

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