Tag Archives: Birmingham Change Fund

Judicious and Intentional: reflections from Ed

Ed Fields is a member of the Birmingham Change Fund, and Managing Director of Projects Unlimited, Inc. Ed offers the following after reflections after serving as Chair of BCF for two years in 2011-2012. _______ What did you learn about … Continue reading

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Amazing, Heart-Wrenching and Outstanding: Reflections on Birmingham

Gloria Webb is a member of the Circle of Joy giving circle in Atlanta, and gave many hours of her time and talents by serving as a Delegate on the 2012 Conference Planning Committee.  ~~~ The Philanthropic Renaissance: Illuminating Creative … Continue reading

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NetWORKing

The Board of Directors of Community Investment Network (CIN) recently gathered in Birmingham for its first in-person meeting of 2012.  The weekend was filled with intense planning sessions and in-depth discussions for decisions, plus some fun times and sightseeing around “The Magic City.” Board … Continue reading

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A Confluence of Influence

“The nation’s premier multi-cultural awards show celebrating the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors” — About the 43rd NAACP Image Awards … Continue reading

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Alpha Phi Alpha and the origins of the MLK Monument

On December 4th, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity celebrated its 105th birthday. Every year around this time I reflect on why I joined. I am a Spring 2000 initiate of the Tau Iota Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. located … Continue reading

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The Black Church and Philanthropy

Written by Lyord Watson, Jr., a CIN member since 2004 When I graduated from college in 2001, I had big dreams of being a well-to-do businessman and then becoming a philanthropist. I had big dreams of donating large sums of … Continue reading

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An Awakening at the Summit

Written by Marsha Morgan, a CIN member since 2004 As a founding member of the Birmingham Change Fund (BCF), it seems strange that I recently attended my first CIN Leadership Summit.  After the inception of BCF, I was active for … Continue reading

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