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Joy Messinger

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Wearing the Hats of Intersectional Identities, Activism.....And Basketball Love w/ Joy Messinger

The Bánh Mì Chronicles

For this week's Season 1, Episode 8,  Joy Messinger sits down "The Banh Mi Chronicles" podcast and takes us on a journey as a queer Korean adoptee in Western NY.  She talks about her experiences in the racial, social, gender, LGBTQ, disability and reproductive justice movements, and the importance of understanding self-care and boundaries in this work.  Joy has been living in CHicago for the past decade continuing this important work, and she also shares her own passion for basketball and her hatred of another North Carolina college team.   Bio: Joy Messinger is a passionate community advocate whose personal & professional life have been guided by a commitment to reproductive & social justice. She is a Program Officer with Third Wave Fund overseeing a $1M grantmaking portfolio for youth-led gender justice activism and serving as Co-Chair of the Funders for Justice Healing Justice Strategy Group and Funders for Reproductive Equity Youth Engagement and Leadership Working Group. Prior to Third Wave, Joy was Deputy Director of the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health. Over her five-year tenure, she grew ICAH's training & education, oversaw the expansion of its youth development programs, established its monitoring & evaluation system, broadened its employment policies, and collaborated on the passage of Chicago Public Schools' Comprehensive Sexual Health Education Policy & Illinois' conversion therapy ban. When she's not working, Joy is active with Asian American, LGBTQ, and feminist organizations, serving as Board Treasurer with the Youth Empowerment Performance Project and volunteering with the Chicago chapter of the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum and the Midwest Access Coalition. She previously served as a Treasurer of Invisible to Invincible (i2i): Asian Pacific Islander Pride of Chicago, Co-Chair of the LBTQ Giving Council at the Chicago Foundation for Women, and Co-Chair of the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance Board of Directors. Joy holds a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Masters in Public Health from the University of North Carolina and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/banhmichronicles/support

1hr 39mins

8 Dec 2019

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Episode 5 - Joy Messinger

EDIT Community Spotlight

Joy Messinger (@femmeofspoons), Program Officer with the Third Wave Fund (@3Wave), has a conversation with EDIT Research Project Coordinator Dylan Felt (@mxs_felt) about the role of philanthropy in movement building, specifically related to LGBTQ health and wellness. This conversation was recorded in February of 2019.


1 Nov 2019

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Episode 48: The Revolution Will Not Be Funded with Joy Messinger

The Lit Review Podcast

Urgent and visionary, The Revolution Will Not Be Funded presents a biting critique of the quietly devastating role the non-profit industrial complex plays in managing dissent. Joy Messinger from Third Wave Fund joins us today to discuss. Hosts: Monica Trinidad & Page May
Guest: Joy Messinger
Release Date: February 19, 2019 
Length: 51:00Key Questions: 
1. What is the non-profit industrial complex (NPIC)?
2. How does nonprofit status and grants impact the work of community organizations?3. How did we get here?
4. What are examples of fundraising strategies that resist the NPIC?5. How can we build movements outside the non-profit model?Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/TheLitReview/overview


19 Feb 2019