Join Professor Joel Fleishman and the President of the Revson Foundation - Julie Sandorf - for a discussion of the role of philanthropy in reviving local journalism initiatives. The Charles H. Revson Foundation is based in New York City and supports programs focused on urban affairs, medical research, education, and Jewish culture. In this presentation Ms. Sandorf reviews the report 'Out of Print: The Case for Philanthropic Support for Local Journalism,' authored by the Center's Associate Director for Research, Tony Proscio.
Julie Sandorf has served as president of the Revson Foundation since January 2008. Before joining Revson, she was a co-founder and executive director of Nextbook, a national organization dedicated to the creation and promotion of Jewish literature, culture, and the arts. Previously, she was president of the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH), an organization she founded that worked to deliver permanent solutions to chronic homelessness in partnership with philanthropic foundations, nonprofit organizations, and government at the local, state, and national levels. She has served as a senior program consultant to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, directing the Foundation’s After School Project, and has been a consultant to the Rockefeller Foundation, the Oak Foundation, and the Pew Charitable Trusts.