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LGBTQ Grantology: It's All in the Mix

Readings and Resources from our 2012 Grantmakers Retreat

Below is a list of readings and resources related to subject matter surfaced during the retreat sessions. They were submitted by members of the retreat planning committee, presenters, and staff at Funders for LGBTQ Issues, or subsequently by retreat participants.

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Cross Issue Movement Building

Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice/Expanding the Movement for Empowerment and Reproductive Justice
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Caring Across Generations Montage Watch video here (external link)

Our People Are Worth The Risk: How SONG and Our Coalition Partners Defeated the Harboring Clause of Georgia in House Bill 87 Download here (word doc)


Grantmaking for Gender Justice

GenderDominos
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Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey

  • Full Report Download here (external PDF link)
  • Executive Summary Download here (external PDF link)
  • A Look at Latino/a Respondents Download here (external PDF link)
  • A Look at Black Respondents Download here (external PDF link)
  • TrueChild: 10 things Funders Can Do - Gender Norms & Young Men of Color Download here (Word doc)

    TrueChild: Resources on Masculinity & Young Men of Color Download here (Word doc)

    TrueChild: Focus Group 1 Transcript SUMMARY Download here (word doc)

    TrueChild: Masculinity Key to Improving Life Outcome for Young Men of Color Download here (PowerPoint doc)

    Capacity Building for Sustainable Organizations & Alliances

    NCLR: Building a Stronger Organization While Fighting for Justice
    Watch video here (external link)

    The Haas Jr Fund Leadership Program - slides from retreat presentation by Paula Morris, Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Foundation View slides here (external link)

    More information on the Flexible Leadership Investments Program and the Flexible Leadership Awards Visit site here

    Creating Opportunities for Collective Strategy and Action

    Connecting at the Crossroads: Alliance Building and Social Change in Tough Times
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    Transactions – Transformations – Translations: Metrics That Matter for Building, Scaling, and Funding Social Movements Download here (external PDF link)

    Our Moment, Our Movement, Our America - slides from retreat presentation by Manuel Pastor, Professor, American Studies & Ethnicity, Director, Program for Environmental and Regional Equity, USC Download here (PDF)

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