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A Philanthropic Covenant with Black America ebook

by Rodney Jackson,Emmett D. Carson,Tavis Smiley


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Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. A Philanthropic Covenant is intended to inform individuals, grantors, religious organizations, fundraisers and youth how philanthropy-time, talent and treasure-can be strategically mobilized to assist Black communities in dealing more effectively with the issues outlined in The Covenant with Black America.

by Rodney Jackson (Author), Tavis Smiley (Foreword), Emmett D. Carson (Afterword) & 0 more. I encourage anyone interested in this subject to read A Philanthropic Covenant with Black America thoroughly and thoughtfully and consider the situation in the Lower Ninth Ward as a perfect example of the failure of government and emergency response in the long term recovery of this neighborhood. Laura Paul lowernine.

Emmett D. Carson, Rodney Jackson. Place of Publication. Mr. Jackson is also founder of the National and Regional Conferences on Black Philanthropy that have been held biennially since March 1997.

A Philanthropic Covenant will feature eight essays from several prominent African American grantmakers, scholars, activists and clergy that will examine critical elements of modern philanthropy and how they affect Black communities for good and for ill. Each chapter will include. Each chapter will include statistical documentation of the issues, strategic recommendations to improve the quality of A Philanthropic Covenant will feature eight essays from several prominent African American grantmakers, scholars, activists and clergy that will examine critical elements of modern philanthropy and how they affect Black communi.

Rodney Jackson, Tavis Smiley (Foreword by), Emmett D. Carson . The Covenant with Black America 182. Summary of Chapter Covenants 192. Carson (Afterword by). ISBN: 978-0-470-49413-4 June 2009 224 Pages. Notes 177. References 179. Chapter 9 A Philanthropic Covenant with Black America 181 Rodney M. Jackson. Notes 211. Reconciling King’s Dream, Obama’s Election, and the Imperative for a Black Philanthropic Covenant 213 Emmett D. Each chapter will include statistical document.

This is a great resource for anyone wanting to learn more about African-American's using wealth to benefit the community. com: Black philanthropy has been shaped by the realities of black life in North America since the eighteenth century. From churches to the Underground Railroad to abolitionist newspapers to colleges, Black America has been enriched with the actions of many individuals who have given of their time, their talents, and their money.

Its theme is power relations between Black and White Americans. In 2006, the anthology was listed as The New York Times' number one bestseller. Smiley has stated that this was one of his goals for the book and by placing on the list it would make people discuss the book and its contents, as it would "force everyone to talk about it".

A Philanthropic Covenant will feature eight essays from several prominent African American grantmakers, scholars, activists and clergy that will examine critical elements of modern philanthropy and how they affect Black communities for good and for ill. Each chapter will include statistical documentation of the issues, strategic recommendations to improve the quality of Black life, and examples of outstanding models already being practiced throughout the country. A Philanthropic Covenant is intended to inform individuals, grantors, religious organizations, fundraisers and youth how philanthropy--time, talent and treasure--can be strategically mobilized to assist Black communities in dealing more effectively with the issues outlined in The Covenant with Black America. Throughout the book, emphasis will be placed on the role, responsibilities and potential of African Americans and African-American philanthropy, in particular, to affect positive change in their own communities.
A Philanthropic Covenant with Black America ebook
Author:
Rodney Jackson,Emmett D. Carson,Tavis Smiley
Category:
Social Sciences
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1546 kb
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Publisher:
Wiley; 1 edition (March 30, 2009)
Pages:
238 pages
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