Shattering Barriers Between Commerce and Charity: A conversation with Professor Dana Brakman Reiser on the transformation of modern philanthropy
"Practices, players, and norms native to the business sector have migrated into philanthropy, shattering longstanding barriers between commerce and charity. Philanthropies organized as limited liability companies, donor-advised funds sponsored by investment company giants, and strategic corporate philanthropy programs aligning charitable giving by multinationals with their business objectives paint a startling new picture of elite giving."
The RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service and the Institute for Transnational Law invites you to join us for a conversation with Professor Dana Brakman Reiser, author of "For-Profit Philanthropy: Elite Power and the Threat of Limited Liability Companies, Donor-Advised Funds, and Strategic Corporate Giving."
The book reimagines the history of philanthropy law, revealing it not to be a tool to subsidize private efforts to benefit the public but a strategic arrangement binding ordinary Americans and elites together in a common purpose. What role do legal reforms and private solutions have in rebuilding public trust in philanthropy?
Brakman Reiser holds a chair as Centennial Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School and is a globally recognized expert in the law at the intersection of business and charity. The fireside chat, moderated by Dr. Francie Ostrower, will be followed by a Q&A with the author. Parking and lunch will be provided to registered attendees.
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