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For many years we have discussed the effects of widespread capitalism as a root cause of the current conditions of black folks in America. From chattel slavery to the institutions that were built and created as a result of free capital. With black buying power reaching over $1 trillion dollars, it’s time that we reexamine capitalism through the lenses of fundraising/philanthropy for ourselves to see the institutions and impact that will change our conditions. By pooling our dollars together, fundraising for our causes, we can change the way that we’re viewed and the physical environments that we dwell in. Solution based radio!
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He lectures around the world but now is here for you. From the latest in charity news, technology, fundraising and social networking, Ted Hart and his guests help you maneuver through this economic downturn in the charitable sector to greater levels of efficiency and fundraising success.
Expert: Simone P. Joyaux, ACFRE is described as “one of the most thoughtful, inspirational, and provocative leaders in the philanthropic sector.” A consultant specializing in fund development, strategic planning, and board development, Simone guides countless organizations and professionals through her consulting and coaching, teaching and writing. She works with all types and sizes of nonprofits, speaks at conferences worldwide, and teaches in the graduate program for philanthropy at Saint Mary’s University, MN.
Her books Keep Your Donors, Strategic Fund Development, and Firing Lousy Board Members all receive rave reviews. Simone has also contributed to several other books. She writes for the Nonprofit Quarterly, blogs weekly as Simone Uncensored, and publishes a monthly e-news.
As a volunteer, Simone founded the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island, a social justice organization. She regularly serves on boards. Currently she chairs the Advisory Board of the Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy at Plymouth University in the U.K. And, she chairs the Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood of Southern New England. Simone and her life partner have bequeathed their entire estate to charity. Visit her at www.simonejoyaux.com.
1. Why do we have HBCU's 2. Do HBCU's hold us back or project us forward? 3. How do they truly stack against each other (statistically: graduation rate, retention rate, number of degrees, value of degree, return on investment, starting salary, etc.) 4. Why did you choose HBCU or PWI. 5. Can HBCU's ever reach PWI size or stature. 1. Do HBCUs better fit African Americans Academically? 2. Why don't more black parents expose their children to HBCUs? Is there a culture stigma behind it? 3. Could the top HBCUS compare to the Top Ivy League schools? 4. Is pledging the divine 9 at PWI different than at HBCU? Is there still a need for the divine 9 at HBCUs? 1. How do we work to remove classism, elitism, sexism, etc. from HBCU culture? Is that even feasible? I.e. How do HBCUs avoid breeding Kanyes who are only angry until they have access to the parts of whiteness they envy? 2. How do pro black students at PWIs handle their experience? 3. Some black people feel unsafe in both spaces. Remedy? 1.Why do black students go to pwis only to try and recreate the HBCU experience? 2. Can a black student ever feel completely welcome at a pwi? 3. Do black students in the north hear enough about HBCUs in highschool? 4. Why do some black students choose pwis for "diversity" but only hang out with the black population?
On this episode of DEMA LIVE we will be joined by Philanthropy Expert Ron Poindexter, Senior Learning and Development Specialist for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Before taking a management position with the foundation, Ron worked as an Executive Assistant.
During our discussion we will address how PSP’s impact the ability of their Principals’ to be more involved in philanthropy. This can range from researching various charities to see which organization’s values best align with the principal’s, to managing how personal donations are made to the organizations. Not only is this charity work rewarding to the Principals involved, but working on philanthropic projects can have lasting, positive effects on PSP’s.
As Ron delves into his journey from an Executive Assistant to a management position for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, join us live by either logging or calling in and listening. As always, this is an interactive show so make sure you write those questions down and submit them through our Facebook page, Twitter account #DEMALIVE, email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or just call in! You can meet Ron at the upcoming 2015 DEMA Conference on Leadership in April by regsitering at www.demaconvention.com.
It's HBCU time and we will take a look around the league if HBCU Sports. And, we will talk about the experience of Coach White in HBCU Athletics. Make sure to join us! We will talk a little Jamies Winston and the NFL Combine. We will also talk about other big news in CFB and the NFL.
A look at College Sports. And, we will of course take a look at all the opinions about Tebow being back in the NFL. I can't believe how many negative opinions there are out there for this 27 year old Florida Gator that's looking for an NFL Home. Will the Eagles be the place for him.
We will take a look at the State of HBCU College Sports and HBCU Academics/Financial Status and how so many HBCUs got to this point where finances are front and center. And, the finances of those running these schools have put them in jeopardy. We will also take a look at the Pro Day of Jamies Winston. What does he need to prove today?
It's that time again and we will have Coach Cooper on to talk FOOTBALL in general. I will talk about the upcoming NFL Draft again and the whats going on in CFB. Urban Meyer gets new deal and only Nick Saban makes more. Also, Spring Games coming up this weekend. And, we will review some of the Spring Games that happened over the weekend. Make sure to join us.
Carol Thompson Cole is President & CEO of Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP), a philanthropic investment organization that helps great leaders build strong, high-performing nonprofit institutions. Cole brings to VPP over thirty years of management experience in the public and private sectors. She served as Special Advisor to President Clinton on the District of Columbia and Executive Director of the DC Inter-Agency Task Force and in the Executive Office of the President.
She is a member of numerous boards, including the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers Board of Directors. Honors and awards include Most Powerful Women of 2011 and 2009 by Washingtonian Magazine, 2010 Sophisticated Lady by Arena Stage; 10 People to Watch in 2009 by the Washington Business Journal; Phenomenal Women of 2008, by the Thurgood Marshall Center Trust; and Washingtonian of the Year in 1990 - Washingtonian Magazine.
Cole earned a BA from Smith College and a master’s in public administration with a concentration in urban public policy studies from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, New York University. She also attended the Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
Marques will be on the show to discuss the new things in his career. And, we will spend some time on HBCU Sports. And, last we will put the spotlight on our new Podcast premiering this weekend. Saturday at 5pm will talk about the fumbles of life and how to prepare yourself for the touchdowns in life.
Our discussion about the sports in our Historically Black Colleges and Universities. We will also recap the National Championship game between Wisconsin and Duke. Was there too many fouls called? Or was it just Duke time to win? In addition....they won with 8 players and four of them were Fr. And, where did Grayson Allen come from. We will also set up the National Championship Game with UConn and Notre Dame who have met in the Final Four four or five straight games.
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