On September 17, 2018, Director john a. powell participated in the Southern California Grantmakers Conference on Our Common Humanity. The conference focused on strategies the philanthropic sector can employ to generate systemic change for the communities they serve, center racial justice, and build a society of belonging. Director powell gave a presentation and then engaged in a fireside chat with Fred Ali, president and CEO of the Weingart Foundation, on actions philanthropy can take to safeguard and bolster institutions of multiracial democracy and belonging in an era of nationalism and authoritarian resurgence.

View john's presentation here.