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New Approaches to Funding Social Change
April 17 @ 11:30 am
Senior Lecturer and Director of the Master of Public Policy Program and Community Practice at Tufts University’s Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning
April 17, 9:00am-7:00pm; Loh Keynote: 11:30
Community and nonprofit efforts are increasingly needed, but funding is scarce and doesn’t always lead to real change. Philanthropists, foundations, business leaders, and regulatory entities are expanding on traditional giving strategies. Join Wisconsin scholars, practitioners, and community members in this historic moment to explore assumptions, patterns, values, and possibilities related to funding and social change
Penn Loh is Senior Lecturer and Director of the Master of Public Policy Program and Community Practice at Tufts University’s Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning. He partners with various community base building organizations in the Right to the City Alliance and Center for Economic Democracy. From 1996 to 2009, he served as Executive Director at Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE), an environmental justice group. He has served on the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council’s Health and Research Subcommittee, the Massachusetts Environmental Justice Advisory Committee, the Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Advisory Council, the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board, and on the boards of the Environmental Support Center, the Environmental Leadership Program, New World Foundation, and Community Labor United. He is currently a trustee of the Hyams Foundation.
Co-hosted by the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies and the UW-Milwaukee Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management, funding provided by the University Lectures Committee