Upcoming Webinars and Calls

COVID-19 Philanthropy: Measuring One Year of Giving

This webinar will highlight key findings from a new report by the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) and Candid. An update of Philanthropy and COVID-19 in the First Half of 2020, it examines how much funders gave, who they gave to, and what issues they supported.

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Mastering the Vaccine Messaging: Funder Strategies and Collaborations

Join this session of the Media Impact Funders’ 2021 Forum to explore how funders are supporting organizations, projects, and collaborations to promote COVID-19 vaccine confidence in communities of color.

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Vaccine Equity, Trusted Messengers, and Civic Infrastructure

Join this call to discuss collective strategies that can support COVID vaccine outreach now and strengthen civic engagement in the years ahead.

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If Not Now, When? Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care

Participants learned key highlights, and recommendations from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report, “Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care: Moving Upstream to Improve the Nation’s Health.”

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Philanthropy’s Role in Fostering Grantee Resilience and Managing Secondary Trauma

Leaders from the field released findings and recommendation for action from our recently concluded national research project on secondary trauma.

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Is 2020 Over? Responding to Multiple Disasters Amid COVID-19 and Climate Change

In this webinar, the Center for Disaster Philanthropy team reflected on lessons learned, challenges and opportunities presented by different disasters— particularly wildfires, hurricanes and the derecho—and how COVID-19 has framed the response.

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COVID-19, Drug Policy, and Racial Justice

Efforts to reduce reliance on the criminal justice system and instead increase access to community-based harm reduction, mental health, and substance use services are underway across the country. This webinar featured a discussion on federal, state, and local efforts to strengthen social safety nets and expand access to effective overdose prevention and harm reduction interventions.

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Open Enrollment Opportunities and Challenges

This webinar provided an overview of strategies for reaching the newly uninsured and a discussion of potential solutions for the outreach challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Leadership Discussion on Health Equity

During this second conversation of GIH’s leadership series on health equity, GIH President and CEO Cara James held a strategic discussion with philanthropic leaders to identify pressing equity issues that philanthropy is best positioned to address, with an eye toward collective action.

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Health Equity: A Candid Conversation with Your Peers

This call was for staff responsible for equity work to connect with peers, identify common challenges, exchange potential solutions, and build collective knowledge.

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Turning the Tide on Critical Coverage Losses

This webinar provided a briefing on recent record-setting health insurance coverage losses, with a special focus on how people of color and other historically disadvantaged and marginalized communities are affected.

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Virtual Coffee Hour: Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Serious-Illness Care

Kimberly Johnson, Director of the Duke Center for REACH Equity and Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University, and Cara James, President and CEO of Grantmakers In Health, discussed the critical challenges communities of color face in accessing serious-illness and palliative care.

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Dental Therapy Authorization Landscape and Advocacy Opportunities

This on-demand webinar highlights advocacy efforts to authorize dental therapy training, licensure, certification and ensure standardized metrics at both the state and national levels

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