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Defend Glendale & Public Housing Coalition

Equity in Philanthropy: Ensuring Dignity, Justice and Solidarity for All

The year 2020 has brought dramatic visibility to the huge inequities and discrimination experienced by people — particularly women of color — in the U.S. We can no longer be in denial; we have to make radical change. Equal Access to Funding Philanthropy needs to play a crucial role in making the change we need. […]

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Mary Zerjav

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Our Commitment to Socially Responsible Investing

This article was written by Mary Zerjav. This year Mary’s Pence took a hard look at how we manage our donor funded assets and transformed our policies and investment portfolio...

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Inspiring Women 2020

December – Inspiring Women

About the featured grantee image: California Coalition for Women Prisoners (CCWP) San Francisco, California Ending violence against women, transgender people and people of color in California prisons. The California Coalition...

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Alerta Migratoria: Mary's Pence Grantee

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Models of Grantees Led By and For Black Women, Native Women, and Latina Women

Alerta MigratoriaCarrboro, North Carolina Co-Founder and Director: Viridiana Martinez A community organization founded by undocumented womxn activists, Alerta Migratoria responds to the challenges faced by undocumented immigrants and refugees living...

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Defend Glendale & Public Housing Coalition

Announcements

Equity in Philanthropy: Ensuring Dignity, Justice and Solidarity for All

The year 2020 has brought dramatic visibility to the huge inequities and discrimination experienced by people — particularly women of color — in the U.S. We can no longer be...

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Stimulus Package

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Mary’s Pence Endorses Emergency Charity Stimulus

Mary's Pence believes that money that can contribute to the work of addressing and changing unjust systems should be used, not saved. It's for that reason that we endorse the...

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A California Coalition for Women Prisoners protest

Inspiring Women 2020

November – Inspiring Women

About the featured grantee image: California Coalition for Women Prisoners (CCWP) San Francisco, California Ending violence against women, transgender people and people of color in California prisons. The California Coalition...

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Pennsylvania Domestic Workers

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Mary’s Pence Announces Fall 2020 Grantees

Mary's Pence is honored to announce the 12 organizations that were awarded grants for our 2020 fall cycle. The following organizations were chosen because they embody our values of justice,...

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Nuns on the Bus 2020 Virtual Tour

Events

NETWORK Lobby’s Nuns on the Bus Features 8 Mary’s Pence Grantees

Eight organizations that have recently received funding from Mary’s Pence Grants are featured as part of the 2020 Nuns on the Bus Tour sponsored by NETWORK Lobby. The organizations spread...

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We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders

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Book Review – We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders: A Memoir of Love and Resistance

The following book review of We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders: A Memoir of Love and Resistance is written by Mary's Pence Executive Director Katherine Wojtan. The book will...

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Women at the Emotional Wellness Retreat

Inspiring Women 2020

October – Inspiring Women

About the featured ESPERA image: Emotional Wellness Retreat La Palma, El Salvador The women’s experiences with hardship and violence are evident when we visit them in their communities and hear...

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