Our Stories

Read the latest news from our campaigns and programs featuring stories and insights directly from our network of community members, giving circle organizers, AAPIP members and philanthropic allies.

Moving From Crisis to Community Building

Wed, 2014-09-03
After over four years at AAPIP, Laila Mehta has stepped down as the director of the Civic Engagement Fund. AAPIP will continue its commitment to AMEMSA communities as part of its advocacy efforts for increased investments in under-resourced communities.

Joint Affinity Groups Stand in Unity to Address Racism in Philanthropy

Thu, 2014-08-14

In recent months, Dan Snyder, owner of the Washington football team, established the “Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation.” Snyder has said he recognizes the tremendous inequities faced by Native American communities and has pledged to work in partnership with Native Americans to foster “genuine opportunities for tribal communities.” Unfortunately, these laudable philanthropic goa

Flash Giving

Mon, 2014-06-30

Sharing the best practices and lessons-learned arising out of our National Giving Circle Campaign: Flash Giving

Co-chair Spotlight: Romana Lee-Akiyama

Mon, 2014-06-30

Romana Lee-Akiyama is the Director of Grantmaking and Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives at WOMEN’S WAY. WOMEN’S WAY is a powerful voice for women and girls, seeking to create an equitable, just and safe future for all communities in the Greater Philadelphia region.