In a recent commentary in the Los Angeles Business Journal, Melanie Lundquist, activist philanthropist, co-founder of the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools and vice chair of our board, states that philanthropy plays a vital role in our democracy. She believes that “[…] philanthropists and their foundations can do more by focusing on those hard decisions that may not be immediately popular, particularly among politically influential parties.” The reason is because philanthropists aren’t looking to get re-elected, therefore they have greater opportunity and responsibility to make a difference in people’s lives. Read more about how she’s making a difference and why philanthropy is important.
Equity and Justice: Closing Opportunity Gaps in LA Schools in 2019 and Beyond
Updated post (12/17/18): Find the recording of the panel here. LIVE streaming on Facebook Thursday, December 13, 2018 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Be sure to follow us at facebook.com/partnershipla. The panel discussion will focus on how our current political landscape...