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Associated Grant Makers' 49th Annual Meeting

September 28th, 2018
9:00AM to 1:00PM
New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
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Associated Grant Makers is excited to welcome Judy Belk, President and CEO of The California Wellness Foundation, as the keynote speaker for its 49th Annual Meeting.

Ms. Belk is a frequent writer and speaker on organizational ethics, race and social change. Her work has been recognized with several state and national awards. Ms. Belk's pieces have aired on National Public Radio and appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles TimesThe Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. She has been a passionate voice in raising awareness of the needs of women and girls, as well as communities of color. Throughout her career, Ms. Belk has been a strong advocate in promoting diversity, inclusion and equity both within and outside of the philanthropic sector.

Ms. Belk’s keynote will be followed by a facilitated discussion led by Dr. Darnisa Amante, an educational and racial equity strategist, deeply committed to the study of culture, innovation, and adult development. Since earning her master’s degree in Anthropology from Brandeis University, and her doctorate from Harvard’s Educational Leadership Doctorate (Ed.L.D.) program, Dr. Amante has honed her knowledge of culture and adult development to transform organizational and school cultures on issues of equity, change management and re-design. Dr. Amante is the CEO of The Disruptive Equity Education Project (DEEP) and a system level leadership lecturer at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.

Join us for the reveal of "A New AGM"!

AGM recently completed a strategic planning process, and we are launching our new strategic direction beginning this fall. Coupled with our exciting new approach, we will be announcing our new name on September 28! We have long been an association of more than grantmakers, with over 525 Nonprofit Partners, and our philanthropy members doing more than just make grants including provide resources and support such as human and intellectual capital, conduct and publish research, host convenings, and contribute other important assets to the field.

Please join us at our Annual Meeting for this monumental moment to learn more about our new strategy and be one of the first to hear our new name!
Plus, your attendance at our Annual Meeting provides you with free admission to the New England Aquarium for the remainder of the day to visit with the penguins, fur seals, sea turtles and many more aquatic animals! 



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