By Janice Gow Pettey
An incredible roadmap for fundraising in cutting-edge multicultural communities
elevating funds in modern day varied groups is a starting to be problem for fundraisers and philanthropists, requiring considerate options, winning collaborations, and a deferential figuring out of people's differences.
during this groundbreaking new booklet, the writer examines trendy 4 significant ethnic groups-African American, Asian American, Hispanic/Latino, and local American-in phrases in their diversified histories, traditions, and motivations, after which applies this knowledge to the confirmed parts of profitable fundraising. the result's a well timed and critical examine how fundraisers can use an knowing of ethnic variations to create a colourful and balanced nonprofit middle via either person and collective efforts.
In transparent, easy-to-understand language, Cultivating range in Fundraising solutions the next serious questions:
* who're diversified donors?
* What are their charitable traditions and interests?
* What fundraising equipment should be profitable in various communities?
* What can fundraisers do to incorporate extra variety in fundraising efforts?
Designed as a consultant to fundraising in addition to a strategic replace for latest fundraisers, this publication can be required analyzing for someone operating in modern day nonprofit quarter.
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Because the Chinese and Japanese immigrated earlier, more information is available than with recent Asian immigrant populations such as Southeast Asians, South Asians, and Koreans. overview To appreciate the diversity of the Asian/Pacific Islanders in the United States, it is necessary to have some knowledge of their histories and cultural traditions. This chapter reviews the history and immigration patterns of Asians in America. The historic overview includes the traditions of giving and sharing within Asian-American communities, derived from cultural patterns developed over many generations influenced heavily by behavior, values, and the religious teachings found in Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Islam, Hinduism, and Roman Catholicism, the major Asian religions.
The Refugee Assistance Act of 1980 provided a specific policy for refugees, establishing annual admission levels of 50,000 and more, and further recognized the principle of asylum and the social, economic, and educational needs of refugees. Southeast Asian refugees are extraordinarily diverse. They bring a variety of backgrounds, differences in culture and history, and a heterogeneity of skills and experiences. ” . . They do share some commonalities, however. 6 Pacific Islanders were not measured as a specific Census group until 1980, when the census created the following Pacific Islander categories: Polynesian, Micronesian, and Melanesian.
Slaves were usually regarded as the property of the chief of the tribe or the head of the family. 4 Prior to European conquests of the continent, religion in Africa centered on ancestor worship. Islamic influences included the acceptance of Africans as social equals, advantages of education, and consideration of slaves as brothers. The cohesive influence of the family was the basis of social influence in Africa, reflecting a deep loyalty and attachment to family as a core social value. P-01 3767 4 9/27/01 12:55 PM chapter 1 Page 4 african americans Migration The extent of migration of African culture has been studied and is varied in its findings.
Cultivating Diversity in Fundraising by Janice Gow Pettey