September 5th, 2019 3:09 PM
The Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation's Women Leaders in Philanthropy has announced it will award four grants to organizations supporting education, young mothers, workforce development and mental health.
The group also is promoting its panel discussion, scheduled for Sept. 17 at Dominican University titled, "It's Complicated: How to Have Difficult Conversations."
The local grants include:
Rhea Yap, the community foundation's senior philanthropic advisor, said in an email that the panel discussion runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – the discussion begins at 6 p.m. – at Dominican University's Martin Hall Auditorium, 7900 Division St., River Forest.
Speakers include Barbara Best on women and money, Dr. Lydia K. Manning on health and aging, Dr. Erika Gilyot-Montgomery on teens and kids, Dot Lambshead Roche on whiteness and privilege and Steve Parker on couples and communication.