Here at Appleseed, we believe the first step to meaningful systemic change is to bring an array of diverse stakeholders together to discuss social justice issues and develop sustainable solutions. As a thought leader and resource distributor, we understand the importance of bringing experts together, sharing bold ideas, and taking action for change.
It was in this spirit that Appleseed recently co-hosted our first Bold Idea Symposium at the Ford Foundation for Social Justice in New York City alongside Princeton AlumniCorps. There, we discussed a variety of immigration and forced migration issues, as well as how to effectuate real change through networks and coalitions. The event was part of a broader project with Princeton AlumniCorps, funded by a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation secured thanks to the efforts of Ralph Nader, a founder of both organizations.
To learn more about our Bold Idea Partnership with Princeton AlumniCorps and the the Bold Idea Symposium, please read our July newsletter (below). As always, thanks so much for being a supporter of Appleseed and let us know if you have any questions.
Welcome to the latest edition of Appleseed’s newsletter! In this issue, you can find updates about the latest meeting of the Appleseed Network, our first Seeds of Learning Series event which was held last October, our Annual Golf Classic held last September, and read a spotlight on Kansas Appleseed’s work, and much more.
As always, thanks so much for being a supporter of Appleseed and let us know if you have any questions.
As we approach the 25th anniversary of Appleseed’s founding by the Harvard Law School Class of 1958, we are looking back at how much things have changed – and how much they have stayed the same.