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CBV philanthropy

Philanthropy Together is a  new national initiative to scale and strengthen the collective giving movement. They seek to democratize and diversify philanthropy through the power of giving circles! On July 30, 2020, Philanthropy Together held their first Racial Equity Community of Practice webinar. This is the first of a 6-month commitment that more than 75 giving[…]

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college athlete

Ayodele Harrison, Senior Partner of Education and Director of BMEsTalk for CommunityBuild Ventures, penned an article. In a recent article posted by the Associated Press (AP), twenty-three (23) Univ of Clemson football players have tested positive for coronavirus since returning to campus in June. USA Today reports that a total of 96 student-athletes, mainly football players have been tested as[…]

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neith sankofa

An INVOCATION. In the tradition of the Liberatory Elite of our ancestors, the world is waiting for US to announce who we are, what we deserve, and how deliciously we want to receive and BE received. We make our own space by way of our presence. We answer with an embodied sacred yes to that[…]

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What are your reflections regarding the current climate in our country? Natasha A. Harrison, President and CEO of CommunityBuild Ventures, shares her reflection on this moment after the lynchings of #BreonnaTaylor, #GeorgeFloyd, and #RayshardBrooks. Press play and listen. Then share your reflections.  At this moment, what are you feeling? How are you working through this[…]

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