According to The Jewish Week, "In an email sent to coalition leadership last evening ... the Safety, Respect and Equity (SRE) Coalition confirmed that the group had accepted the Genesis Prize Foundation’s resignation... The Jewish Week has learned that the SRE Coalition was initially selected as a grant recipient of the Genesis Prize Foundation Women’s Empowerment grant, but will not be “receiving any grant from them,” according to Saratovsky, … [Read more...] about Standing By Kraft, Genesis Prize Foundation Resigns From #MeToo Coalition
[This article appears as part of a series presented by the SafetyRespectEquity Coalition about the work of Jewish organizations to prevent and address sexual harassment and gender discrimination. By pulling back the curtain on works in progress, the Coalition hopes to inspire others to begin their own crucial reform efforts. You can read the framing piece here.] By Steve Rakitt and Jill Weber Smith Recently, and especially this past year, … [Read more...] about Five Lessons for Funders Seeking to Make an Impact on Women’s Equality in the Jewish Community
An introduction from Robert Bank, Lisa Eisen, Sheila Katz and Idit Klein
You need only look at today’s deeply personal and widespread debates about sexual harassment and gender discrimination to understand that our society is at a crucial inflection point. In light of painful and courageous #MeToo revelations, people in all sectors are calling, unequivocally, for change.
Jewish organizations have also been confronted with our own need for … [Read more...] about How to Create Change:
A Series on Preventing and Addressing Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination in Our Community
By Barbara Dobkin In 1993 I founded Ma’yan: The Jewish Women’s Project at the JCC on the Upper West Side with Eve Landau who served as its ED. We were feminists, determined to be a catalyst for change for women in the Jewish community. I was coming into my own as a feminist donor/activist, though not ready to label myself a philanthropist. Looking at the landscape, I was well aware of the dearth of money going to other women’s … [Read more...] about Funding Women Creates Transformative Change
Up to $2 million in new funding to be channeled to Jewish organizations in the United States and Canada committed
to promoting gender equality
June 27, 2018, New York - Today The Genesis Prize Foundation (GPF) announced the launch of The Genesis Prize Women’s Empowerment Challenge - a matching grants competition dedicated to promoting gender equality in the North American Jewish community.
The Genesis Prize comes with a $1 million award, … [Read more...] about Genesis Prize Announces Women’s Empowerment Challenge –
a Matching Grants Competition in North America