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The Power of Philanthropy in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

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Mexican Cultural Institute

2829 16th Street NW

Washington, DC 20009

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The U.S.-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership will host a philanthropy discussion featuring leading community philanthropists dedicated to strengthening the ties between the U.S. and Mexico. The event, titled "The Power of Philanthropy in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands" will be held on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, D.C.

The event includes a panel discussion followed by a networking reception. Event is free but registration is required.

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4:30 - 5:00

Registration


5:00 - 5:15

Welcome remarks


5:15 – 5:25

BPP Overview


5:30 – 7:00

Panel Discussion


Panelists:

  • Anne McEnany, President & CEO, International Community Foundation, San Diego, CA

  • Eric Pearson, President & CEO, El Paso Community Foundation, El Paso, TX

  • Enrique Diaz Rivera Robinson Bours, Board Chair, BPP; Board Member, Fundacion Tichi Muñoz, Obregon, Sonora

  • Alma Cota de Yañez, Executive Director, Fundacion del Empresariado Sonorense (FESAC), Nogales chapter, Nogales, Sonora

  • Lisa Urias, Board Member, Arizona Community Foundation

Moderator:

Robert F. Ashcraft, Ph.D., Immediate Past Chair, BPP; Executive Director and Saguaro Professor of Civic Enterprise, School of Community Resources and Development, Affiliate Faculty, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University, Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation


7:00

BPP's 10th Anniversary Celebration Reception




Hotel information

​The BPP has blocked a number of rooms at the Canopy by Hilton Washington DC | The Wharf at a special group rate. Guests have until September 16th to make their reservations at the group rate; after that date, prevailing rates will apply. Please use this booking link to reserve your room. If you need call-in information, you can call 1.855.655.2412 (central reservation office) and ask for the group by name: US Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership.



We thank our sponsors for their support of our 10th Anniversary activities:




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