Philanthropy Now podcast: Developing a holistic approach to equity with the Bay Area Latino community

In this episode, Ani Rivera, co-chair of the Latino Kitchen Cabinet and Executive Director of Galería de la Raza, joins the podcast to talk about the intersection of community development, art and social practice. Ani highlights how a group of Latino leaders, the Latino Kitchen Cabinet, has been working together to address the broader social challenges that currently face the Latino community in the Bay Area. In conversation with Manuel Santamaria, SVCF Vice President of Community Action, Policy and Strategy, the two leaders take a deep dive in the Bay Area’s equity agenda, considering a holistic approach to address the disparities that COVID-19 has amplified and the major challenges the Latino community faces.

In SVCF’s Philanthropy Now podcast series, we explore trends in the world of philanthropy, social impact initiatives in Silicon Valley and beyond, and we look at how SVCF promotes innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems.

 

Manuel Santamaria, SVCF's Vice President of Community Action, Policy and Strategy,
and Ani Rivera, Co-Chair of the Latino Kitchen Cabinet and Executive Director of Galería de la Raza

 

What you will learn:

  • Practical ways that Galería de la Raza explores the intersection of community development, art and social practice
  • How the Latino Kitchen Cabinet initiated its partnership with SVCF and other organizations to push the equity agenda in the Bay Area
  • Perspectives on how COVID-19 magnified existing inequities that our Latino communities face
  • How the Latino Kitchen Cabinet works alongside local government and philanthropy to affect change

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