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POSTPONED: Local Learning Opportunity - Moving Forward Together: A Conversation On Ending Youth Homelessness

Thank you for your interest in this important issue. Unfortunately, due to the weather we are postponing this event. We will be in touch soon with the new date and time. 


This local learning opportunity will focus on youth homelessness in the Greater Boston area. Please register below.

This funder-focused event is open to foundations, United Ways, individual philanthropists, philanthropy serving organizations, and invited guests only. Please contact us regarding requests to extend an invitation.  This event is not an opportunity for fundraising. Thank you!



March 14, 2018 at 9:00am - 11:30am
The Nonprofit Center
89 South St
Boston, MA 02111
United States
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Jennifer Olney ·

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  • Jennifer Olney
    published this page in Programming 2018-01-30 12:24:30 -0500

We joined Funders Together because we believe in the power of philanthropy to play a major role in ending homelessness, and we know we have much to learn from funders across the country.

-Christine Marge, Director of Housing and Financial Stability at United Way of Greater Los Angeles

I am thankful for the local partnerships here in the Pacific Northwest that we’ve been able to create and nurture thanks to the work of Funders Together. Having so many of the right players at the table makes our conversations – and all of our efforts – all the richer and more effective.

-David Wertheimer, Deputy Director at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Very often a lack of jobs and money is not the cause of poverty, but the symptom. The cause may lie deeper in our failure to give our fellow citizens a fair chance to develop their own capacities, in a lack of education and training, in a lack of medical care and housing, in a lack of decent communities in which to live and bring up their children.

-President Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964 State of the Union Address

Funders Together has given me a platform to engage the other funders in my community. Our local funding community has improved greatly to support housing first models and align of resources towards ending homelessness.

-Leslie Strnisha, Vice President at Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

Our family foundation convenes local funders and key community stakeholders around strategies to end homelessness in Houston. Funders Together members have been invaluable mentors to us in this effort, traveling to our community to share their expertise and examples of best practices from around the nation.

-Nancy Frees Fountain, Managing Director at The Frees Foundation

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