Young Black Philanthropists Gather for Changing the Face of Philanthropy Summit

More than thirty African American millennials convened for the Changing the Face of Philanthropy Summit at the United Way of the National Capital Area.  Presented by Wells Fargo Advisors and Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the event is hosted by Friends of Ebonie, LLC, the social impact organization dedicated to young black philanthropy.  The Changing the Face of Philanthropy Summit, socially known as #CFP14, brought together young black professionals between 25 – 40 years old to strengthen giving behaviors and develop strategic action plans for civic leadership.

She’s the Boss: Ebonie Johnson Cooper, Friends of Ebonie

Ebonie Johonson CooperA witness to the impact of community leadership and a believer that giving happens at all levels, Ebonie Johnson Cooper’s mission to give back to her community has been a life-long passion. Inspired by her parents and the kind spirit of her family, Ebonie always knew helping those around her was a fundamental part of life. Read The Rest

Friends of Ebonie Defines Young Black Philanthropy in DC

Black millennial influencers gathered in Washington, DC to discuss their role in civic engagement and social responsibility

African American philanthropic influencers made a statement in the Nation’s Capital.  As described by The Washington Post, Friends of Ebonie “is on a crusade to debunk stereotypes about philanthropy while also rallying the African American community to become better givers.” Defining Young Black Philanthropy-DC, hosted by Friends of Ebonie, attracted more than one hundred black millennials to the National Headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women for an evening of networking, community engagement and energetic dialogue.

Guests engage with panel

Guests engage with panel

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African American Millennials Define Young Black Philanthropy in Washington, D.C.

Friends of Ebonie will host the sequel to its cutting-edge signature panel series on February 21 in Washington, DC.

Guests at Defining Young Black Philanthropy: NY (Nov. 2012)

Guests at Defining Young Black Philanthropy: NY (Nov. 2012)

New York, NY – February 4, 2013 – It is no longer a question of whether or not black millennials are ready to make a change within their community. The question now is: how do they identify the problems, form the solutions, and create the cause work? Civic engagement and career enrichment boutique Friends of Ebonie has the answer through its signature mixer and panel discussion series: Defining Young Black Philanthropy. Following its debut in Harlem, N.Y. in November 2012, the second installment of the event will take place in Washington D.C. on February 21, 2013. Read The Rest