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Catalyst Miami’s Poverty Solutions Summit encourages philanthropy to invest in Black futures


Catalyst Miami hosted its first virtual Poverty Solutions Summit, bringing together community, civic and business leaders to develop community-driven solutions for South Florida’s most critical challenges. The Summit provided attendees an opportunity to learn about innovative strategies for community and economic development, and a platform to discuss how to adapt these strategies in communities. Environment Senior Program Officer Shamar Bibbins joined The Miami Foundation President and CEO Rebecca Fishman Lipsey and JPMorgan Chase & Co. Vice President of Corporate Responsibility Shekeria Brown for a panel discussion titled “Reframing Philanthropy – Investing in Black Futures.” Bibbins shared her expertise on philanthropic work that centers and advances racial equity as panelists discussed how philanthropy is changing in terms of funding more Black-focused and Black-led causes. Watch the recording.

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