LGBTI Programming

HRFN (formerly International Human Rights Funders Group) New York Conference
July 11-13, 2017
New York University School of Law

Tuesday July 11

3-4:30 pm
Building Resilient Women’s Movements: The Critical Dynamic Between Movements, Philanthropy, and Governments
Sponsored by Global Fund for Women, Mama Cash, and MATCH International Women’s Fund

Wednesday July 12

Plenary Lightning Talks
Preaching Beyond the Choir: Engaging Faith Leaders on LGBTIQ Rights in Southern and Eastern Africa

Sponsored by Open Society Foundations


11-12:30 pm
Organizing at the Margins
Discussion around the gendered impacts of Closing Space and how leading feminist and LGBTI donors are navigating some of these challenging spaces while also continuing to support frontline women’s rights and LGBTI rights activist in very restrictive environments.
Sponsored by Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, Mama Cash, Urgent Action Fund, and Global Philanthropy Project
1:30-3 pm
Supporting Movements in Difficult Places: Lessons Learned From Public  Foundations
Sponsored by Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and Fund for Global Human Rights
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