Tag Archives: collective influence

Look Who Just Turned 5!

The Circle of Joy, a giving circle located in Decatur, GA, just celebrated their 5th birthday in a very special way! A party was held at the Steel Case office in Peachtree Center, and more than fifty guests attended. The … Continue reading

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Black Cowboys and the Harlem of the West

Stephan Gater is a founding member of Denver African American Philanthropists as well as a member of the Mile High Mavericks. Stephan offers anecdotes and insights as he exudes hometown pride for the Mile High City. _______ Denver — October … Continue reading

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Why I Believe in Ubuntu

Sumayya Coleman, is a warrior, an activist and advocate for all women and families to heal from domestic violence since 1990. Her skills to develop residential and support services, develop programs, motivate leaders, and enhance gender violence advocate’s leadership skills … Continue reading

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Illumination #4: It Takes a Village … and Our Network

As I reflect on my experience at our 2012 CIN Conference hosted in Birmingham, AL two weeks ago, not only am I reminded of the rich historic significance of the city, but also, humbled by our collective contributions to its … Continue reading

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Creating legacies of owning our communities

Allyson Reaves is a member of CIN’s Board of Directors in January 2012. Read more about the Board on our website. *** Wow! The Cultures of Giving Donor Challenge — now through Thursday, April 26 — is an amazing opportunity … 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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Simply Put . . .

Why CIN promotes collective giving, collective influence and collective impact: “The cleverness of one alone is a shallow well that soon dries up.” — Ugandan proverb 

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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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