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Monday, October 12 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Welcome to On the Ground Brooklyn

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Meet your On the Ground colleagues and get acquainted with Brooklyn. Program starts at 5 pm.

  • Welcome from Grassroots Grantmakers
  • Welcome from ioby Leaders and Board members
  • Introduction to Crowdfunding & Fiscal Sponsorship
  • ioby Case Study: ioby partner shares a story of place-based change
  • ioby Case Study: ioby funder shares a story of unlocking new philanthropy
  • Learning Marketplace sign ups
  • Grounding Reflection from participant

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Anna Awimbo

Director of the Collaborative Communities Program, Center for A New American Dream
Anna is an expert on issues related to the impact of technological and cultural changes on the economy, society, and the environment. She has more than 20 years of experience identifying and developing effective alternative systems to address poverty, unemployment, and climate change. She has also been a long time advocate for sustainable food production. During her career she has worked for, among other organizations, RESULTS Educational Fund... Read More →
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Erin Barnes

Co-Founder and Executive Director, ioby
Before ioby, Erin was an environmental writer with a background in water management. From 2007-2008, she was the environmental editor at Men’s Journal magazine, and was a freelance writer on climate change and other environmental issues. From 2003-2005, she worked as a community organizer and public information officer at the Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition in Portland, Oregon. | | While completing her Master of Environmental Management... Read More →
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Naomi Doerner

Board, ioby
Naomi Doerner is a dedicated urban planning professional with a passion and talent for engaging communities and growing coalitions. She specializes in sustainable and active transportation planning and advocacy, building support for walking, bicycling, and transit use. She has demonstrated leadership experience blending urban planning, advocacy, and innovative engagement strategies and successfully translates these into positive social change... Read More →
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Lisa Duran

Executive Director, Grassroots Grantmakers
Lisa Duran is Grassroots Grantmakers’ Executive Director. Lisa brings over 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector to her new role.  For the past 25 years she has worked with grassroots social justice organizations, including eleven years as the founding Executive Director of Rights for All People, an immigrant-led immigrant rights organization based in Aurora, Colorado. There, Lisa helped create a culture of member ownership... Read More →
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Justin Moore

Board, ioby
Justin Garrett Moore is a Senior Urban Designer for the NYC Department of City Planning where he has for over a decade been responsible for conducting complex urban design plans and studies of the physical design and utilization of sites including infrastructure, public spaces, land use patterns and neighborhood character. His projects have included the Greenpoint and Williamsburg Waterfront, Hunter's Point South, the Coney Island Plan and the... Read More →
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Mailee Walker

Executive Director, Claneil Foundation
Mailee became executive director of the Claneil Foundation in 2007. Prior to joining the Claneil Foundation, she was vice president, communication/program officer of the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation. She previously served as executive director of the Stanford Medical Youth Science Program and project coordinator for the Neighborhood Improvement Initiative in California. Mailee serves as a board member of The Philadelphia Award. She is a... Read More →
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Brandon Whitney

Cofounder & COO, ioby
An environmental anthropologist by training, Brandon’s background includes conservation science, community-based development, civic engagement and education. His experience spans academia, NGOs, and community organizations in rural and urban contexts in the US and abroad, including Latin America and West Africa. Brandon currently serves as a Leader in Residence for Urban Sustainability at the Colin Powell Center for Leadership and Service at... Read More →
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Darryl Young

Director of Sustainable Cities, Summit Foundation
Darryl Young is the Director of Sustainable Cities at the Summit Foundation, which supports projects that advance ecologically, socially and economically sustainable community and city design. Previously, Darryl served as the Director of the California Department of Conservation, a $1.2 billion agency responsible for one of the nation’s largest and most successful recycling programs. He has also been the President of the National Recycling... Read More →

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Patrick Horvath

Deputy VP of Programs, The Denver Foundation

Monday October 12, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont St Brooklyn, NY 11201

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