Funders’ Group on Parent Organizing, Family Engagement, and Leadership Development Annual Convening

On December 6th and 7th, the Funders’ Group on Parent Organizing, Family Engagement, and Leadership Development (Funders’ Group) held its annual Convening at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Princeton, New Jersey.

The mission of the Funders’ Group on Parent Organizing, Family Engagement, and Leadership Development is to support and highlight the voice, expertise, and leadership of parents and caregivers from low-income communities and communities of color, working in partnership with all parents and caregivers, to influence programs and policies that impact families.

The Funders’ Group brings together local, state, regional, and national foundation professionals in a national network to engage in information sharing, joint learning, and networking activities that lead to financial, capacity building, convening, and other supports to parent leadership efforts. Learn more about the Funders’ Group.

Hosted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, on behalf of the Funders’ Group Advisory Committee: Irene Lee, Annie E. Casey Foundation; Anita Black, Greater Rochester Health Foundation; Lynda Parmely, Consultant. former Program Officer, The Hagedorn Foundation; Jenefer O’Dell, Kellogg Foundation; Allison Gray, Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health; Ada Sanchez, Peppercorn Foundation; and Maisha Simmons, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

 

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ECFC members interested in learning more about the Funders’ Group, contact ECFC.   

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