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Celebrating Black Philanthropy: Intergenerational Approaches to Social Action

An inspiring conversation in celebration of Black Philanthropy Month in Connecticut, presented in partnership with Fairfield County's Community Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and The Prosperity Foundation.


Aug 01, 2024


12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.




Panelists Bernicestine and Harold Bailey, Vicki Gallon-Clark, Christopher R. Cloud, Tai Richardson, Ratasha Smith; Moderator Dr. Leon Bailey Jr.

Top row, left to right: Bernicestine and Harold Bailey, Vicki Gallon-Clark. Bottom row, left to right: Christopher R. Cloud, Tai Richardson, Ratasha Smith.

Presented in partnership:
The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Fairfield County's Community Foundation
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
The Prosperity Foundation

Join us for a virtual event highlighting the work and impact of Black philanthropy in Connecticut through song and online conversation as we celebrate Black Philanthropy Month.

In this inspiring hour, a panel of intergenerational change-makers from across Connecticut will discuss how they share their time, talent and treasure to positively advance civic engagement and Black futures through creative philanthropy, business investment, social action and racial equity advocacy.

Come be encouraged and inspired through this celebration of Black philanthropy!


Bernicestine Bailey, Westport, CT
Harold Bailey, Westport, CT 
Vicki Gallon-Clark, MPA, Executive Director, Blue Hills Civic Association
Christopher R. Cloud, Sire Archon for Beta Iota Boule; Chair, Black Giving Circle Fund 
Tai Richardson, Richardson Training and Consulting LLC
Ratasha Smith, Elections Production Coordinator, MoveOn


Dr. Leon Bailey Jr.,  MPA, DMIN, SVP for Human Resources and Organizational Culture, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven 

For questions or changes in registration, contact Carmen Burgos.

Presented in partnership:

Learn more about Black Philanthropy Month at The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.