Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation
04/20/2017 at 22:38. Facebook
“Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.”

WATCH the brand new trailer for the Ford Foundation-funded Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, inspired by the life, legacy, and brilliance of activist and urban theorist Jane Jacobs. The documentary opens in select theaters April 21.
Virginia Fitzpatrick
William Reid
Marlene Best
Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation
04/20/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
Grantee film #WaterWarriors produced by Michael Premo documents the story of a community’s successful fight to protect their water from the oil and natural gas industry.

The Storyline Media documentary premieres at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.
Edwin Marrero
Desmond Sankar
Gary Anderson
Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation
04/19/2017 at 17:40. Facebook
WATCH: This morning, Darren Walker says investors are moving from the do no harm framework into doing more good. This is where impact investing comes in.
WATCH This morning Darren Walker says investors are moving from the do

Ford commits $1B to mission-related investing

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Janice Gordon
Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation
04/18/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
Check out the JustFilms supported For Ahkeem Film at their #Tribeca2017 premiere this weekend!
Check out the JustFilms supported For Ahkeem Film at their Tribeca2017 premiere

For Ahkeem | 2017 Tribeca Film Festival

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Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation
04/18/2017 at 15:17. Facebook
How do we face the refugee crisis? First, we have to shift our thinking from migration as a temporary crisis to migration as part of every civilization.
How do we face the refugee crisis First we have to shift

An influx of refugees brings not only challenges, but opportunities

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William Eberline
Mujahid Malikulmulk
Claire Packard
We need your help! Our #InequalityIs video series is currently second place on the People's Choice for the Webby Awards. Help us get to first place.

Cast your vote now here: [ Webbyawards.com Link ]
Bobbie Vann
Shari Hurne
John Champagne
We're currently at 2nd place. Cast your vote now!
We're currently at 2nd place Cast your vote now

Love the Internet more than pizza? Us too.

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LIVE NOW: We're making the case for college in prisons. Find out why. [ Livestream.com Link ]
LIVE NOW: We're making the case for college in prisons Find out why

LIBERATING MINDS: The Case for College in Prison on Livestream

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Babatunde David Olasehinde
Rajesh Ranjan Karn
If you want to understand why the rich are getting richer and the rest of us are barely getting by, look no further than the US tax code. CFED's Jocelyn Harmon & Jeremie Greer explain how.
If you want to understand why the rich are getting richer and

How the US tax code drives inequality—and what we can do to fix it

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Jenni Trapkin Dontis
Roni Meyer
Helen Candelaria-Chaparro
CALL FOR IDEAS: We've partnered with the Global Center for Youth Employment and 1776 to search for innovative ideas to tackle youth employment.

Submit your pitch here: [ Gcyerti.com Link ]
CALL FOR IDEAS Weve partnered with the Global Center for Youth Employment

NYC Ideathon with Ford Foundation and 1776

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Deb Saunders
Carol Forbes
Missed our inaugural Facebook Live session yesterday? We answered many of your questions about our latest announcement to commit $1 billion in mission-related investments. Watch here!
Hon Lloyd Mugambi
Facebook Live: Tomorrow at 6pm ET, we'll be making the case for college in prisons right here in Facebook. Watch our talk featuring "Liberating Minds" author Ellen Condliffe Lagemann.
Facebook Live Tomorrow at 6pm ET well be making the case for
Rajesh Ranjan Karn
Kingsley Amaka
After our major announcement last week to commit $1 billion to mission-related investments, we wanted to have a chance to answer your questions. In this Facebook Live segment, hear from Ford Foundation’s Xavier de Souza Briggs and Bloomberg's Lenora Suki about our new efforts in impact investing.
Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation
TODAY AT 12:30 PM ET: Got questions about our $1 billion commitment to impact investing? Join our Facebook Live session today right here on our Facebook page.
TODAY AT 1230 PM ET Got questions about our 1 billion commitment
Brandon Aninipot
Chibuike Ayila Michael
Iman Al-Hindawi
We want to leverage the rest of our endowment for social impact. Step 1 is our $1 billion commitment to impact investing.

We'd love to answer your questions. Join our Facebook Live session this Wednesday, April 12 at 12:30pm ET.
We want to leverage the rest of our endowment for social impact
Rajesh Ranjan Karn
Giok Pien Chua
Irelene Ricks
FACEBOOK LIVE: Got questions about our recent $1 billion commitment to impact investing? Join us April 12 at 12:30 pm ET for a Facebook Live session.

SUBMIT YOUR QUESTIONS BELOW. Don't forget to like our page to get notified when we go live.

Ford Foundation's Xavier de Souza Briggs and Bloomberg's Lenora Suki, also a board member and Finance Committee chair for the Jessie Smith Noyes...
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FACEBOOK LIVE Got questions about our recent 1 billion commitment to impact
Amy Holland
Precious Honey-Bunch Ncongwane
Erin Gromen
El Salvador became the first country to ban metallic mining. Here's why it's important.
El Salvador became the first country to ban metallic mining Here's why it's important

Choosing water over gold: El Salvador bans metallic mining

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Shawn Vernon Iwamasa
Marko Damkoehler
Cynthia Bretheim
Happy Friday! In another great news, our #InequalityIs video series has been nominated for The Webby Awards for Best Public Service and Activism Series. Vote for our series here!
Happy Friday In another great news our InequalityIs video series has been

The Webby Awards People's Voice needs YOU. Vote for our #InequalityIs series.

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Anita Morton
Janice E. Albright
In The Wall Street Journal, Darren Walker writes about the opportunity for institutional investors to tap into impact investing.
In The Wall Street Journal Darren Walker writes about the opportunity for

A $1 Billion Experiment in Philanthropic Investing

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Babatunde David Olasehinde
Our $1 billion commitment to Mission-Related Investments (MRIs) signals to other foundations and institutional investors that it's time to consider impact investing for double returns.

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Our 1 billion commitment to MissionRelated Investments MRIs signals to other foundations
Rajesh Ranjan Karn