Compiled by Angelique Molina-Mangaroo
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
The evolution of the Fund for Public Health with Sara Gardner
Sara Gardner is heading into her 15th year as the executive director at the Fund for Public Health, and it is no surprise that she has such longevity. Prior to being ED at FPHNYC, she was at EngenderHealth for two decades working to advance sexual and reproductive rights and gender equality. That made her no stranger to crisis response, leading FPHNYC since 2008 through a recession at the time and later through COVID-19.
Gardner has worked with six Department of Health and Mental Hygiene commissioners during her tenure and used the FPHNYC’s unique model of public-private partnership to mobilize the philanthropic community and support the DOHMH’s endeavors. That included Hurricane Sandy and the ongoing opioid and substance misuse crisis. Her expertise on the evolution of FPHNYC throughout the years, the ever changing relationships between the public-private sector and the challenge of advancing public interest while balancing the evolving priorities set by new mayors and their administrations is knowledge that sets Gardner apart from many ED’s.
She was also included in City & State’s Responsible 100 last year.
Read more here.
– Angelique Molina-Mangaroo
SCAN-Harbor, a non-profit youth and family service organization that provides a variety of integrated support to the highest-risk children and families of Harlem, East Harlem, and the South Bronx, will be having its 2022 Fall Gala on October 19th.
The Education Debt Consumer Assistance Program (EDCAP), a program of the Community Service Society of New York (CSS), announced that 10 community-based organizations have joined the EDCAP Network to provide direct consumer assistance to New York State residents with higher education debt, which includes federal and private student loans. The announcement illustrates the program’s progress toward creating a robust, statewide network of agencies providing consumers with the independent, unbiased, one-on-one consumer assistance they need to tackle their student debt. In New York, there are 2.4 million borrowers with more than $90 billion in student loans.
The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) will honor Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation; Kyle Bragg, President of 32BJ SEIU; and NYIC member organization African Communities Together (ACT) at its 2022 This is Our New York event on October 11th at Capitale in New York City.
NAMI-NYC (National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York City) celebrated its annual “Seeds of Hope” gala at Capitale on Oct. 3, marking 40 years of families helping families. The in-person event, last held in 2019, raised $735k and counting, and featured special guest Busy Philipps and honored Alight Solutions (“Corporate Leadership”) and Andy & Susan Monshaw (“Building Better Lives” award).
Join us at Westchester Nonprofit OpCon on November 9th!
We’re partnering with Nonprofit Westchester for a day dedicated to streamlining processes and operations for Westchester’s nonprofits! Join us at Manhattanville College for seven information-packed panels and keynote remarks by Westchester County Executive George Latimer!
Hear speakers from United Way of Westchester and Putnam, Youth Shelter Program of Westchester, Community Housing Innovations, Lutheran Social Services of NY, Lifting Up Westchester, STEM Alliance, Westchester Children’s Association, The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester, Foster Teen Employment Network, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, Cause Effective, Community Resource Center and the Children’s Village! Register today!
Education: The agency awarded $2,547,02 to Chabad Lubavitch Of Brooklyn Heights for 3K for all services.
At least 1,800 Latin American asylum seekers arrived in the city over the weekend, signaling that the migrant wave is accelerating even as Mayor Eric Adams’ administration scrambles to shelter thousands of desperate travelers already in New York (Daily News) … New York City principals with enrollment shortfalls brace for more budget cuts (Chalkbeat) … In November, New Yorkers will decide on three ballot proposals that promise a new racial equity agenda for the city (Gothamist) … The health department and environmentalists debate new limits on ‘forever chemicals' in drinking water (City Limits)
How the killing of a dog raised questions of justice and safety (New York Times)
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New York City
Oct. 11 – NYIC's This is Our New York Gala (Capitale, Manhattan)
Oct. 12 – Strengthening Neighborhoods Inspiring Change Annual Gala (Museum of the Moving Image, Queens)
Oct. 12 - Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Changemakers Ball (The Weylin, 175 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211)
Oct. 15 – Hustle for HOPE 5K Run/Walk (Riverside Park, Manhattan)
Oct. 17 – All Day Food & Beverage Conference (Industry City, Brooklyn)
Oct. 18 – Say "YES" 2022 Gala (Tribeca 360, Manhattan)
Oct. 19 – SCAN-Harbor’s 2022 Fall Gala (The Pierre, Manhattan)
Oct. 20 – Part of the Solution's (POTS) NYC Benefit honoring Fordham University and Francis J. Conroy (Bryant Park Grill, 25 W. 45th St., Manhattan)
Oct. 20 – The Doe Fund's Gala: A Bridge to Opportunity (Guastavino’s, Manhattan)
Oct. 24 – I will graduate day, Barclays Center
Oct. 24 – Songs I've Sung on Broadway, and One I Wish I Had (National Dance Institute Center for Learning & the Arts, Manhattan)
Oct. 27 – The Staten Island Not For Profit Association’s 10th Annual Staten Island Nonprofit Conference, 2022 & Beyond: Preparing for a Decade of Nonprofit Resilience & Strength (Hilton Garden Inn, Staten Island)
Oct. 28 – Latino Social Work Coalition 22nd Annual Leadership Gala (Terrace on the Park, Queens)
Nov. 2 – The Art Show Benefit Preview (Park Avenue Armory, Manhattan)
Nov. 3 – Birch Family Services Soirée: Honoring Everyday Achievements (257 Fifth Ave., Manhattan)
Nov. 3 – THE CITY Fest (Edison Ballroom, Manhattan)
Nov. 5 – 25th Annual Women’s Event (Ziegfeld Ballroom, Manhattan)
Nov. 9 – Room to Grow Annual Benefit: Expressions of Gratitude (Guastavino's, Manhattan)
Oct. 1-15 – Chances for Children Virtual 5K Run/Walk
Oct 19 – Urban Resource Institute Celebration: Rise Up!
Oct 25 – Recalibrate Your Business Model: Planning for Financial Resilience in a Shifting World
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