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The Economic Storm: Challenges and Opportunities
Changing the Paradigm to Meet Community Needs

Speakers


Panel Discussion

On November 19, more than 200 thought leaders from nonprofits, foundations, business, academia, and government in the New York metro area met to discuss ways to manage and strengthen the nonprofit sector in this economic environment. The forum, The Economic Storm: Challenges and Opportunities — Changing the Paradigm to Meet Community Needs, was convened by the Foundation Center, New York Regional Association of Grantmakers (NYRAG), and United Way of New York City.

Program

Welcome
  • Natalie Abatemarco
    Director of North America Community Programs, Citi
  • Bradford K. Smith
    President of the Foundation Center

Keynote Address
  • Geoffrey Canada
    President and CEO of Harlem Children's Zone

Remarks
  • Linda Gibbs
    Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services
    City of New York

Roundtable Discussion
  • Gordon J. Campbell (moderator)
    President and CEO of United Way of New York City
  • Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez
    New York State Secretary of State
  • Phillip Henderson
    President of the Surdna Foundation
  • Clara Miller
    President and CEO of the Nonprofit Finance Fund
  • Stephanie Palmer
    Executive Director of the NYC Mission Society
  • Carolyn Cavicchio
    Senior Research Associate for Global Corporate Citizenship, the Conference Board Center for Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability
  • Paul C. Light
    Paulette Goddard Professor of Public Service at NYU

Closing Remarks
  • Ronna Brown
    President of NYRAG

Videos courtesy of Thirteen New York, a PBS station.



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