All Many Hands members are invited to attend Catalist's 8th National Conference on February 23-25, 2020 in Seattle. Catalist, formerly WCGN, the Women's Collective Giving Grantmakers Network, is a network of more than 60 women's collective giving organizations, including Many Hands.
At Many Hands' Annual Meeting on May 16, members chose Access Youth as the recipient of the 2019 Many Hands $100,000 grant. The three other finalists--CASA/Prince George's County, Greater DC Diaper Bank, and New Endeavors by Women--will each receive a grant of $58,500.
All Many Hands members are warmly invited to our 2019 Annual Meeting to hear presentations by all four finalists and to help select the organization that will receive this year's $100,000 grant.
A capacity crowd gathered on April 11 to discuss Michelle Alexander’s award-winning book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. The lively and thought-provoking discussion covered a wide range of topics, including the war on drugs and its impact on the criminal justice system and the social cost of incarceration.