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COVID-19 and the Future of Philanthropy: A Discussion Between SNF Co-President and Robin Hood CEO

NEW YORK — What did the outbreak of the pandemic reveal about social injustice and racial inequities in our society—and what role should philanthropy play in helping address them?

Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Co-President Andreas Dracopoulos and Robin Hood CEO Wes Moore, both leaders in the philanthropic world who bring varied life experience to the table, sat down for a candid assessment what we’ve learned so far in the pandemic and how it can help us chart a just course forward toward a more equitable future.

Reflections on Philanthropy: COVID-19, Inequities, and Our Path Forward

Part One: COVID-19

Reflections on Philanthropy: COVID-19, Inequities, and Our Path Forward

Part Two: Inequities

Reflections on Philanthropy: COVID-19, Inequities, and Our Path Forward

Part Three: Our Path Forward

SNF and Robin Hood, New York City’s largest poverty-fighting organization, have collaborated extensively on work to help meet the needs of the most vulnerable among us, including through SNF’s $100 million global COVID-19 relief initiative and Robin Hood’s Power Fund.

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ATHENS – Envolve Entrepreneurship, one of Libra Group’s social programs established to support Greek entrepreneurs, celebrated its 10th anniversary on June 8.

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FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

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NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

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PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.


Mission…to Alonnisos, a TNH Documentary

O oceanic you sing and sail White on your body and yellow on your chimeneas For you're tired of the filthy waters of the harbors You who loved the distant Sporades You who lifted the tallest flags You who sail clear through the most dangerous caves Hail to you who let yourself be charmed by the sirens Hail to you for never having been afraid of the Symplegades (Andreas Empeirikos)   What traveler has not been fascinated by the Greek islands, drawn by the Sirens’ song of a traveler’s dreams? TNH and our video show ‘Mission’ marked the change of the season by transporting viewers into the heart of summer.

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