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June 11, 2020: WEBINAR – How Foundations Are Shaping Policy During Covid-19

June 11,2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

The philanthropic sector’s ability to influence public policy has been a pathway to significant social change in the United States. Using the current global crisis as a backdrop, this session will focus on a discussion of policy engagement through a health policy lens. Featuring findings from CEP’s latest report, Policy Influence: What Foundations Are Doing and Why, this interactive discussion will highlight the health policy-related actions some funders have taken in response to COVID-19 including, addressing the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color and communities who are most vulnerable. Attendees will gain a greater understanding of how policy can be a useful and important tool for meeting your programmatic goals, as well as hear from peers about tangible ideas and resources on ways to  effectively engage in the policy arena.

Speakers

Naomi Orensten, Director, Research, Center for Effective Philanthropy
Sandra Martínez, Director of Public Policy, California Wellness Foundation
David Blumenthal, President, The Commonwealth Fund
David Kass, Vice President of Government Affairs and Strategic Communications, Council on Foundations

Moderator

Anthony Richardson, Executive Director of The Nord Family Foundation

This webinar is presented in partnership with the Council on Foundations.

Details

Date:
June 11
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.cof.org/event/how-foundations-are-shaping-policy-during-covid-19

Venue

CEP/COF Webinar
United States

Organizer

COF
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