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Black Philanthropy Month (BPM) is set to mark its 10th anniversary with the BPM 2021 Global Summit Series, which kicks off August 3, 11:00am to 3:00pm EDT, in the U.S. with virtual events continuing in Africa, Brazil, Canada, the Caribbean, and worldwide. The Caribbean will be featured on August 4, 1:00pm-5:00pm AST. The series will culminate on August 31st with Reunity, an international Black women funder’s power and wellness summit in collaboration with the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at Indiana University.
The Caribbean panel convened by the Puerto Rico Community Foundation (FCPR), will be on August 4 and will include the participation of Dr. Nelson I. Colón Tarrats, president and chief executive officer of the FCPR, as main speaker. His message will focus on the Institute of Racial Equity for the Americas (REBIA), a philanthropic program that will extend from Puerto Rico to the Caribbean, Latin America and their corresponding diasporas in the United States, as a solid platform to invest in equity, specifically racial equity and including the intersectionality between race and gender. In addition, a panel with representation from the Caribbean will take place with: Dra. Palmira Ríos – Puerto Rico; Dr. Paul Latortue – Haiti; and Deanna James – president of the St. Croix Community Foundation.
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