#AJustRecovery

Mapping Equity to Drive Impactful Philanthropy

Mar 13, 2022

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

Recording: Mapping Equity to Drive Impactful Philanthropy, Mar 13, 2022

In the wake of the country’s racial reckoning, many organizations are focusing on addressing systemic racism and centering equity in their work. Twenty-five Chicago foundations, nonprofits, public agencies, and private sector entities came together to voluntarily share data — some previously not public — to map out long-standing systemic inequities in the city, examine how investments shifted during COVID, and determine how to amplify impact. The data show historical disinvestments and structural racism that drive disparities in Chicago, and where future investment should align to strengthen communities. Creating an equitable future requires understanding our past. The discussion will focus on lessons of the project, its effect on investment patterns, and how other cities can use the strategy.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Natalie Moore

WBEZ Chicago (NPR)

Maria Socorro Pesqueira

Healthy Communities Foundation

Angelique Power

The Skillman Foundation

Beth Swanson

A Better Chicago

This event will be in person

This event will be available in American Sign Language

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Panel

Type:

Session

Track:

Civic Engagement

Level:

Advanced

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