The separation of powers in America is a critical, fundamental concept that our Founders carefully thought through. There is an important need for checks and balances between the executive, legislative and judiciary branches.
Children are precious, yet our juvenile justice and child welfare systems are not currently protecting children and their futures in a way that matches our values. Join us as we learn how foster children in a number of states do not have the right to legal counsel while their abusive parents do, and what can be done about it.
This timely conversation on the Supreme Court’s ruling on donor privacy in Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta will feature Christie Herrera, Philanthropy Roundtable's vice president of policy and government affairs, Americans for Prosperity’s Casey Mattox and Alliance Defending Freedom’s Zack Pruitt.
This virtual session will profile national experts who will provide their opinion on the opportunities and barriers funders may face in the next phase of expanding access to high- quality schools for all students. We know the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the school choice political chessboard and 2021 is now widely recognized as a banner year for school choice legislation. With a flood of Federal spending entering public education, dissatisfied students and families across the country, and concerns over learning loss, where are funders best positioned to help all families have access to great education options?
Higher education can be among the most rewarding areas for your donor dollars but it is also the most challenging sector for both donor intent and grant compliance. Unless you are careful, college and university administrations may ignore, creatively interpret, disregard, or directly violate your donor intent.
A landmark Supreme Court case on the docket this fall will put wealth taxes on center stage for Americans. The ruling, which could determine if such taxes are constitutional, could open the door for a swath of new federal wealth taxes that would have dire consequences for philanthropy. This comes as President Biden suggested implementing a 25% tax on unrealized gains, a proposal that could harm charities and philanthropists who are providing much-needed support to vulnerable populations.