Coming Up at WRAG

Events listed below are for WRAG members, unless noted otherwise.
For full event details, click here.

  • 08 MAY 2020
    Skill-building Webinar: Virtual Meetings 101
    2:00pm to 3:30pm | Location: Online
    Eligible to attend: All WRAG Members (Hosted by FORUM)

    Forum is partnering with Philanthropy Northwest to present skill-building webinars for Forum members and their members. Whether you are a virtual meeting virtuoso or still getting comfortable hosting them, we have all found ourselves thrust into a new virtual meeting world amidst COVID-19 pandemic precautions. The Forum will host two Virtual Meetings 101 webinars, presented by Philanthropy Northwest, to provide basic guidance and best practices in setting up and running virtual meetings.

    To register, please click on one of the following dates:
    Tuesday, May 5, 2:00-3:30pm EST / 11:00am-12:30pm PST  Virtual Meeting 101
    Friday, May 8, 2:00-3:30pm EST / 11:00am-12:30pm PST  Virtual Meeting 101  

    Each webinar will cover the same content, so you only need to attend once. Virtual Meetings 101 will cover: 
    – Overview of Zoom platform and functions 
    – Helpful house-keeping tips and instructions 
    – Effective use of chat function 
    – Roles and Preparation 
    – Difference between ‘pivoting to an online meeting’ and ‘building a virtual meeting’ – setting expectations and outcomes
  • 14 MAY 2020
    Northern Virginia COVID-19 Funder’s Dialogue
    11:00am to 12:00pm | Location: Online
    Eligible to attend: Funders Hosted by Kaiser Permanente, ACT for Alexandria and Potomac Health Foundation Virtual Gathering

    Please join us for an interactive discussion amongst Northern Virginia funders to share, listen and learn from one another on current and future funding strategies that can be leveraged to support our most vulnerable Northern Virginia community members during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please rsvp by May 12th, 2020, agenda forthcoming.

    Zoom Meeting:
    https://zoom.us/j/98254216426
  • 01 JUN 2020
    Healthy Communities Working Group Monthly Meeting
    12:00pm to 2:00pm | Location: Online
    Eligible to attend: All WRAG Members

    The Healthy Communities Working Group is a collection of WRAG members who come together to learn, network, and take action to make the Greater Washington region a place where all people thrive.
  • 23 JUN 2020
    Workshop: Driving Racial Equity, Justice and Inclusion in Grantmaking Practice
    1:00pm to 4:00pm | Location: TBD
    Eligible to attend: All WRAG Members

    Do your application and reporting processes support racial equity? If you were to design your grantmaking process to contribute to a more just and equitable world, what would that look like?
  • 06 JUL 2020
    Healthy Communities Working Group Monthly Meeting
    12:00pm to 2:00pm | Location: Online
    Eligible to attend: All WRAG Members

    The Healthy Communities Working Group is a collection of WRAG members who come together to learn, network, and take action to make the Greater Washington region a place where all people thrive.
  • 09 JUL 2020
    Racial Equity Working Group Meeting
    9:30am to 11:30am | Location: The Meyer Foundation
    Eligible to attend: All WRAG Members

    The Racial Equity Working Group is a group of WRAG members dedicated to continuing to better understand how structural racism manifests in our region – and to collectively take strategic actions toward dismantling it.
  • 03 AUG 2020
    Healthy Communities Working Group Monthly Meeting
    12:00pm to 2:00pm | Location: WRAG’s Office
    Eligible to attend: All WRAG Members

    The Healthy Communities Working Group is a collection of WRAG members who come together to learn, network, and take action to make the Greater Washington region a place where all people thrive. 
  • 18 SEP 2020
    Race, Equity & the Future of Greater Washington Summit
    8:00am to 3:00pm | Location: THEARC (SE DC)
    Eligible to attend: All. Registration will open on 6.11.2020.

    We’re excited about the upcoming Race, Equity & the Future of Greater Washington Summit that will convene over 800 leaders in the Greater Washington region (DMV). The registration site will open on 06.11.2020.

    MISSION: The Race, Equity & the Future of Greater Washington Summit is designed to help elevate and expand existing racial equity work and promote alignment across sectors in the region. With the changing demographics and unremitting racial disparities, now is the optimal time to assemble a vast array of leaders to create viable outcomes. The Race, Equity and the Future of Greater Washington Summit partners will convene more than 800 grassroots, nonprofit, business, governmental, and philanthropic leaders on 09.18.2020 for the Race, Equity Summit. Post-summit, we will continue focusing on long-term goals.

    GOALS
    1. Activate regional cross-sector network collaboration for racial equity;
    2. Develop regional action agenda to advance racial equity;
    3. Promote alignment by elevating and expanding existing racial equity efforts in the region; and
    4. Launch a 5-year regional racial equity scorecard with an accountability framework.