To support the American Sustainable Business Council to identify policies that create favorable conditions for businesses to adopt high-road employment practices and partner with BFMW to support higher minimum wages.
To support Polar Lab: View from Up Here, a three-year series of exhibitions and programs that explores the relevancy of the North and examines stereotypes to present a contemporary, complex and authentic view of the region and its people.
To support Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity to strengthen infrastructure for emerging Black leadership leading transformative community-based organizing for healthy and sustainable communities.
To support the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies’ Local Economy Fellowship program to build the capacity and connectivity of those who have effectively organized for economic justice with those focused on business models that decentralize business ownership and build collaborations to solve social and economic issues.
To support the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber’s Minority Business Accelerator to provide capacity growth management services to high potential African American and Hispanic firms in Cincinnati to push towards accelerated growth and the increased employment of those firms.
To engage funders in opportunities to create more sustainable and prosperous regions and communities by supporting funder working groups: Federal Reserve-Philanthropy Initiative, GREEN; Stormwater Funders’ Group; Restoring Prosperity in Older Industrial Cities; and the PLACES fellowship program.
To support the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) in improving job quality in the domestic work and care industry, through the development of a career lattice framework and credentialing platform, raising standards in the fast-growing online domestic work and care marketplace, and developing its own technology tools to influence the market.
To support the Native American and Indigenous Film Program, which supports most innovative and exciting Native and Indigenous film storytellers working today, including emerging and established filmmakers creating feature films, short films, episodic content, and multimedia works.
To support the development and refinement of the Explore stream of work, in which the organization will work with community partners to research an issue affecting New Orleans or one of its neighborhoods and to create a set of visual materials that articulate the issue and propose a set of equitable solutions.
To support the 2016 and 2017 Artists Assembly, which provides opportunities for artists to engage with national and local arts leaders and fellow artists in discussions addressing professional issues, new ideas, and collaborations.