Monthly Archives: March 2012

Complementary collaboration and communication

What had seemed so daunting on Tuesday, became our reality by Friday. Two weeks ago, we embarked on the “3 Days, 3 Ways” campaign to boost the number of people who Like CIN’s facebook page. There were 367 Likes when … Continue reading

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“…there is much more to doing good work than ‘making a difference.’ There is the principle of first do no harm. There is the idea that those who are being helped ought to be consulted over…

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Do you know any black men or boys that have died from violence?

by Jana Baldwin, of the Black Benefactors, which was originally posted on Jana’s blog NWtoSE on March 16. This is the second of two posts from members of the Black Benefactors (see the first post from Ed Jones here).  I … Continue reading

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Cities United, People Unite: reflections from a CIN member

by Edward M. Jones, board chair of the Black Philanthropic Alliance and founding member of the Black Benefactors giving circle I recently sat with leaders (young and old) mobilizing to demand change for our collective betterment. A week ago, the … Continue reading

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Photograph from "Giving Bsck" |Charles W. Thomas Jr., photographer “African American philanthropy is a stunning example of ‘populist philanthropy.’ We as a people have been able to demonstrate how philanthropy is a form of relationship with…

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Demonstrate The Power of The Collective!

Community Investment Network (CIN) brings new donors, new voices and new ideas to philanthropy to fuel social change. You can help us TODAY by bringing new fans to our Facebook page. The window to act and “Like” is March 14-16. … Continue reading

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