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Funding Forward 2021

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· Sessions
Day 1 Opening Remarks & Plenary
Plenary | Moving Money, Building Movements: How Funders Can Meet the Challenges of this Time
Kristina Wertz Carly Hare Shaena Johnson Dani Martinez Paulina Paulina Helm-Hernández Vanessa Flores-Maldonado Monserrat Padilla Aesha Rasheed
2021-05-05T12:00:00Z 2021-05-05T13:30:00Z America/New_York Day+1+Opening+Remarks+%26+Plenary https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking
We know the importance of building strong relationships to advance justice. We invite you to participate in our virtual networking to make new connections.
2021-05-05T13:30:00Z 2021-05-05T14:15:00Z America/New_York Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo
This year, we have asked grassroots organizations to share videos of their work. Take a moment to learn about the powerful work happening on the frontlines.
2021-05-05T13:30:00Z 2021-05-05T14:15:00Z America/New_York Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Concurrent Session
The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House
Melanie Allen Shaena Johnson Chantelle Fisher-Borne Ricky Bratz Michelle Ramos Angelica Jones
2021-05-05T14:15:00Z 2021-05-05T15:45:00Z America/New_York Concurrent+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Concurrent Session
More than a Game: Challenging the Conservative Rights Strategy to Use Sports to Stop Trans and GNC People from Thriving
Ryan Li Dahlstrom Rebby Kern Anne Lieberman Ashland Johnson
2021-05-05T14:15:00Z 2021-05-05T15:45:00Z America/New_York Concurrent+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Social Rooms
Emerging Practitioner Social Hour | Trans, GNC and Nonbinary Folks Hangout Hosted by GUTC
Elyse Gordon Alexander Lee
2021-05-05T15:45:00Z 2021-05-05T16:15:00Z America/New_York Social+Rooms https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Day 2 Opening Remarks & Plenary
Plenary | Black Trans Brilliance: Black Trans Community Moving Money in Times of Crisis
Alexander Lee Sybastian Smith Bré Rivera Socorro “Cori” Moreland LaSaia Wade Devin Lowe
2021-05-06T12:00:00Z 2021-05-06T13:30:00Z America/New_York Day+2+Opening+Remarks+%26+Plenary https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Concurrent Session
LGBTQ Immigration: Border and Beyond
Lynly Egyes Desiree Flores Guerline M. Jozef Judy Yu
2021-05-06T13:45:00Z 2021-05-06T15:15:00Z America/New_York Concurrent+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Concurrent Session
Game Changer: The Power of LGBTQ Civic Engagement
Rebecca Fox Fran Hutchins Malika Redmond Eric Paulk
2021-05-06T13:45:00Z 2021-05-06T15:15:00Z America/New_York Concurrent+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking
We know the importance of building strong relationships to advance justice. We invite you to participate in our virtual networking to make new connections.
2021-05-06T15:15:00Z 2021-05-06T15:45:00Z America/New_York Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo
This year, we have asked grassroots organizations to share videos of their work. Take a moment to learn about the powerful work happening on the frontlines.
2021-05-06T15:15:00Z 2021-05-06T15:45:00Z America/New_York Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Day 3 Opening Remarks & Plenary
Plenary | The F Word: Why feminist approaches led by queer & trans women of color is the key to win
Kristina Wertz Aldita Gallardo Katherine Acey Kendra Johnson Andy Marra Isa Noyola
2021-05-07T12:00:00Z 2021-05-07T13:30:00Z America/New_York Day+3+Opening+Remarks+%26+Plenary https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking
We know the importance of building strong relationships to advance justice. We invite you to participate in our virtual networking to make new connections.
2021-05-07T13:30:00Z 2021-05-07T14:15:00Z America/New_York Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Expo
This year, we have asked grassroots organizations to share videos of their work. Take a moment to learn about the powerful work happening on the frontlines.
2021-05-07T13:30:00Z 2021-05-07T14:15:00Z America/New_York Expo https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Concurrent Session
Creating Community is a Threat to Power
Lakeesha J. Harris Christian Giraldo Yin Q Evelyn Quintana
2021-05-07T14:15:00Z 2021-05-07T15:45:00Z America/New_York Concurrent+Session https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Closing Remarks & Virtual Afterparty
We hope you will join us for brief closing remarks from our Interim President and celebrate our time together with virtual performances and great music!
2021-05-07T15:45:00Z 2021-05-07T16:45:00Z America/New_York Closing+Remarks+%26+Virtual+Afterparty https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffunding-forward-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Lynly Egyes

Legal Director | Transgender Law Center

Melanie Allen

Co-Director | Hive Fund for Gender and Climate Justice

Rebecca Fox

Senior Program Officer I Wellspring Philanthropic Fund

Lakeesha J. Harris

Reproductive Justice and Sexual Health Program Manager I Women With A Vision

Ashland Johnson

Founder and President I Inclusion Playbook

Dani Martinez

Program Director I Borealis Philanthropy

Michelle Ramos

Vision Keeper/Executive Director | Alternate ROOTS

Eric Paulk

Deputy Director | Equality Foundation of Georgia

Malika Redmond

Co- Founder and CEO | Women Engaged

Emem DuPuis Maurus

Attorney | Transgender Law Center

Desiree Flores

Program Director, U.S. Social Justice | Arcus Foundation

Devin Lowe

Founder & Executive Director | Black Trans Travel Fund

LaSaia Wade

Founder and Executive Director | Brave Space Alliance

Socorro “Cori” Moreland

Founder and CEO | Brotherhood510

Vanessa Flores-Maldonado

Co-Executive Director I Providence Youth Student Movement (PrYSM)

Alexander Lee

Project Director, Grantmakers United for Trans Communities | Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Evelyn Quintana

Program Assistant I Groundswell Fund

Yin Q

Co-Director I Red Canary Song

Christian Giraldo

Program Associate, Sex Worker Giving Circle I Third Wave Fund

Isa Noyola

Deputy Director | Mijente

Andy Marra

Executive Director | Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF)

Kendra Johnson

Executive Director | Equality North Carolina

Katherine Acey

Senior Activist Fellow Emerita | Barnard Center for Research On Women

Aldita Gallardo

Senior Program Associate for the Fund for Trans Generations | Borealis Philanthropy

Fran Hutchins

Executive Director | Equality Federation Institute

Judy Yu

Senior Program Officer, SOGIE Program | Wellspring Philanthropic Fund

Guerline M. Jozef

Co-founder & Executive Director | Haitian Bridge Alliance

Bré Rivera

Program Officer, Black Trans Fund | Groundswell Fund

Sybastian Smith

Vice President | I am Human Foundation

Elyse Gordon

Director of Programs | EPIP

Anne Lieberman

Director of Policy & Programs | Athlete Ally

Rebby Kern

Director of Education Policy | Equality North Carolina

Ryan Li Dahlstrom

Director of the Fund for Trans Generations | Borealis Philanthropy

Ricky Bratz

Coordinator | Queer Mobilization Fund at Southern Vision Alliance

Tamieka Mosley

Director | Grantmakers for Southern Progress

Chantelle Fisher-Borne

Project Director, Out in the South Initiative | Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Aesha Rasheed

Co-Director I Southerners on New Ground

Monserrat Padilla

Western WA Network Coordinator I Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network

Paulina Paulina Helm-Hernández

Program Officer, US Southeast I Foundation for a Just Society

Kristina Wertz

Interim President | Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Angelica Jones

Steering Committee I Contigo Fund

Carly Hare

Coalition Catalyst/National Director | CHANGE Philanthropy

Shaena Johnson

Program Consultant | Funders for LGBTQ Issues

The event is over

Booths

Gilead Sciences

Platinum Sponsor

Marguerite Casey Foundation

A Conversation with Jonathan Jayes-Green, Vice President of Programs

Wellspring Philanthropic Fund

President's Sponsor

Foundation for a Just Society

Gold Sponsor

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Gold Sponsor

Context about Grantee Partner Content

Learn more about the Grantee Partner Content displayed below!

Alternate Roots

Roots Week 2019

APIENC

BUILDING TRANSGENDER, NON-BINARY, AND QUEER API POWER.

Baltimore Safe Haven

Will we stand up for Black Trans Lives, too?

El/La Para TransLatinas

We are committed to advocate for the rights of TransLatinas.

Familia, TLC, BLMP

End Trans Detention

Grantmakers for Southern Progress

Philanthropic Action for Structural Change Work in the South

Sol the Drag Queen

Sol's Tribute

Southern Vision Alliance

Learn More About Our Work

Southerners on New Ground

GOD IS CHANGE: SONG’S 2020 REFLECTION VIDEO

Trans Equity Consulting

Gender Equity with Cecilia Gentili