SPEAKING & TEACHING

As a speaker, educator, and storyteller...

 

Ebonie uses her research, thought-leadership, and expertise on black philanthropy to serve as a bridge connecting civically engaged black professionals with foundations and nonprofit organizations. Undoubtedly, Ebonie has a perspective on nonprofits, philanthropy, and millennials - particularly black millennials, unlike anyone
else.
 

Below are a few organizations that have trusted Ebonie's expertise to add value to their culture as a keynote, panelist, workshop facilitator, and subject-matter expert. 

 

Learn more about her speaking topics under Consulting. 

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Watch Ebonie In Action

August 28, 2020

ABC7 Unite: 'Give 8/28' honors Black history, supports community's future
 
NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- The third annual "Give 8/28" event, founded by a woman from Harlem, honors some of the most significant milestones in Black history while raising money for Black-led and Black-benefiting nonprofits.

The initiative, created by Ebonie Johnson Cooper, set a goal this year to have at least 500 organizations raise $250,000 for their causes.

August 25, 2014

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Ferguson unrest from a millennial's perspective
 
The shooting death of 18-year-oldMichael Brown outraged many people across the country, especially millennials.  They made sure their voices were heard online and on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. Social media played a big part in spreading this story quickly.

Social media strategist Ebonie Johnson Cooper discusses the online reaction to the case. (HLN)
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An excerpt from The Young Black & Giving Back:

How to Engage African-American Millennials in Board Leadership @ the Board Source Leadership Forum