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2012 LGBTQ Grantmakers Retreat
January 11th - 14th, Miami Beach, FL

LGBTQ Grantology: IT's All in the Mix

Grantmakers at retreat

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Cross Issue Movement Building

Framer/facilitator: Katherine Acey, Executive Director Emeritus, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (introduced by Karen Zelermyer, Funders for LGBTQ Issues)

Panel 1:
Caitlin Breedlove, Southerners on New Ground
Maria del Rosario Rodriguez, Florida Immigration Coalition
Vincent Jones, Liberty Hill Foundation

Panel 2:
Rea Carey, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Ai-jen Poo, Domestic Workers United and Caring Across Generations
Luna Yasui, Open Society Foundations

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Grantmaking for Gender Justice

Framer/facilitator: Kalpana Krishnamurthy, Western States Center (inroduced by Cindy Rizzo, Arcus Foundation)

Dialogue 1:
B. Cole, Brown Boi Project
Mia Herndon, Third Wave Foundation

Dialogue 2:
Riki Wilchins, True Child
Masen Davis, Transgender Law Center

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Capacity Building for Effective Organizations and Alliances

Facilitator/moderator: Roger Doughty, Horizons Foundation
(inroduced by Hez Norton, Third Sector New England)

Alice Y Hom, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy
Paula Morris, Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Foundation
Curtis Lipscomb, KICK
Alfonso Wenker, PFund Foundation

Speaker: Emily Goldfarb, Gold Rio Consulting and RoadMap

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Creating Opportunities for Collective Strategy and Action

Framer: Karen Zelermyer, Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Manuel Pastor, Program for Environmental and Regional Equity and Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration, USC

Surina Khan, Ford Foundation
Tim Sweeney, Gill Foundation
Moderator: Andy Lane, Johnson Family Foundation

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