April 7, 2020

Purdue’s Black Cultural Center to host virtual panel discussion on race and philanthropy

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. —The Purdue University Black Cultural Center will host a virtual panel discussion, “The Race Divide in Philanthropy,” at 6 p.m. on April 16.

winfrey-harris Tamara Winfrey-Harris (Photo provided)
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Panelists are Tamara Winfrey-Harris, vice president of community leadership and effective philanthropy at the Central Indiana Community Foundation; Tracie D. Hall, executive director of the American Library Association; and Jamie Goodwin, senior fellow at the Sagamore Institute and a doctoral candidate at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

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Panelists will discuss issues on race and equity in philanthropy, the efforts underway to reshape black philanthropy, and the power of philanthropic response during times of crisis and its effects on marginalized communities.

jamie-goodwin Jamie Goodwin (Photo provided)
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The panel will be hosted by David Lasater, president and CEO of Greater Lafayette Community Foundation. Danicia Malone, program and facility manager for the Black Cultural Center, coordinated the panel.

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This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Information on registration and viewing the panel discussion can be found here.

Writer: Matthew Oates, 765-586-7496 (cell), oatesw@purdue.edu, @mo_oates

Source:  Renee Thomas, rathomas@purdue.edu, @purdue_bcc 

Note to Journalists: Photos of the panelists and moderator are available a for journalists to use on Google Drive.

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