“With failure comes redemption and with failure comes convocation. With failure comes an opportunity to redeem ourselves. It’s okay to say we haven’t given enough support… We give because we all must give because there is no time to save for the rainy day.” – Lateefah Simon, President, Akonadi Foundation
Four top influencers voiced opinions rarely heard in philanthropy, debating whether history will judge philanthropy’s response to President Trump’s First 100 days as a watershed moment or failure to break free. Akonadi President Lateefah Simon, Aaron Dorfman (NCRP), Cathy Cha (Haas Jr.), and Jacqueline Martinez Garcel (Latino Community Foundation) debated at the Northern California Grantmakers Annual Conference.
Watch the full debate here!