This webinar is cross-posted from Media Impact Funders. The news media’s coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign was overwhelmingly negative and lacked in-depth explanations of the candidates’ policy positions. Misinformation ran rampant, and widespread disinformation campaigns successfully … Read more about Webinar: How can election coverage be more inclusive and reflective?
Webinar: Health Equity & Community Safety: How Funders Can Embrace the Power of Youth Civic Engagement
Foundations and funders committed to building healthier, safer, and more equitable communities may be overlooking or undervaluing a key strategy: youth civic engagement. On March 20, PACE hosted a discussion featuring key findings from its Health & Safety working group, focusing on why and … Read more about Webinar: Health Equity & Community Safety: How Funders Can Embrace the Power of Youth Civic Engagement
Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter changed the landscape of democracy, granting widespread access to public discourse, and empowering citizens to create change in new ways. But what began as tools to amplify new voices has also given way to the spread of disinformation, deepening … Read more about Webinar: Democracy and Dialogue: Building Public Trust and Meaningful Online Discourse
America's public square--the institutions, networks, and spaces where Americans engage in the critical issues facing our democracy--is facing a paradigm shift. #Infogagement--a term that describes the recent collision of media, technology, and civic engagement--is fundamental to that shift. On … Read more about Webinar: Re-Envisioning America’s Public Square
Co-hosted with GrantCraft & Philanthropy New York: October 29, 2018, 2 – 3:15pm (ET) Event Recording Like many established institutions today, foundations are subject to a heightened demand for greater transparency and accountability. Participatory grantmaking can be a vital … Read more about Participatory Grantmaking Webinar
With the re-release of Infogagement: Citizenship and Democracy in the Age of Connection, we hoped to re-ignite the important conversations at the intersection of civic engagement, media, and technology. We've been delighted to receive your enthusiasm and interest in delving into … Read more about Infogagement Webinar: Part 1
The Solidarity Defense & Action Funder Briefing, which will take place on February 12 & 13 in Oakland, CA. To learn more about the event and to register, please click here. This joint funder briefing will be a unique opportunity to interact with funders across multiple sectors. Ignite … Read more about 2018 Affinity Equity Summit and Solidarity Defense & Action Funder Briefing
PACE Executive Director, Kristen Cambell, was a featured as a keynote speaker at the San Diego Grantmakers Strengthening Democracy Summit. The event also featured PACE's Civic Engagement Primer, a tool for grantmakers to assess their interest and understanding of civic engagement, and support their … Read more about San Diego Grantmakers Strengthening Democracy Summit
For a detailed summary from the Summit, please click here and visit the Summit event website for additional updates, videos, and resources. PACE is represented on the steering committee of the Democracy at a Crossroads National Summit on civic learning, featuring Supreme Court Justice Sonia … Read more about September 21: Democracy at a Crossroads National Summit
A collaboration between PACE and the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), this dialogue will take place in conjunction with NCoC's Annual Conference (October 19-20). For more information, or to register, please click here. This salon discussion explores civic education as a tool to help … Read more about October 19: Exploring Civic Learning as a Pathway to Equity & Opportunity
PACE hosted a panel during a Council on Foundations pre-conference session, providing participants a forum for conversation about the state of American democratic practice, as well as the many ways philanthropy is working to restore, revive, and renew our democracy. We were thrilled to design … Read more about Philanthropy’s Role in Strengthening America’s Democracy
On April 11, PACE hosted a discussion around philanthropy's role in supporting and sustaining our nation's recent swell in civic engagement. Video: Chat Transcript (comments, links, and resources shared by attendees): Download here. Description: Recent political, social, and … Read more about Webinar: Is This What Democracy Looks Like?