On March 18th, funders are invited to join the Early Childhood Funders Collaborative (ECFC) and Einhorn Collaborative for a discussion with Columbia University researchers on the findings of the COVID-19 Mother Baby Outcomes (COMBO) Study, a research initiative launched in spring of 2020 to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on mother-infant health. This funder discussion will focus on the study’s findings and how funders can support on-going efforts to understand the impact of the pandemic on early childhood wellness. Register here.
The co-founder and executive director of The Dinner Party and The People’s Supper reflects on her experience supporting the people of Erie, PA through the process of recognizing and addressing their racial and economic disparities in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and the racial justice protests of the summer of 2020.
Philanthropy touches our lives on a daily basis, but the decision-making process by those who hold the so-called ‘purse strings’ can be seemingly shrouded in secrecy. Dr. Katie Beckmann from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and Ira Hillman from Einhorn Collaborative, go behind the scenes to help demystify the world of philanthropy.
Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE) published a co-authored commentary that highlights the role of relationships in complex systems. This piece is expanded on in a follow-on webinar featuring comments from our Building lead Jonathan Gruber, here.
The authors urge that we must continue to wear masks and stay six feet apart, even as a growing number of people get vaccinated. Just as urgently, we need to change our culture so that we value the we over the me. That means recognizing that our social, mental, and physical health are intimately intertwined.