Alison D. Goldberg is the author of a book on social change philanthropy for young adults, Creating Change Through Family Philanthropy: The Next Generation. In addition to her work as a writer, Goldberg has served as a program coordinator, policy analyst, and organizer for a variety of social justice organizations. Through her work, she lived in a number of communities, including the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana and the eastern region of Ghana. Goldberg graduated from Tufts University with a degree in art history and anthropology. She completed a master’s degree in regional planning from Cornell University in 2000. 


Opportunity of a Lifetime: Young Adults in Family Philanthropy

Posted on October 4, 2002 by Alison D. Goldberg

This Passages Issue Brief addresses one of the most important opportunities in family philanthropy – encouraging young adults to take part in the family’s giving process and to become philanthropic in their own right. What are the reasons that families involve young adults? And what can young adults themselves do to become more connected to the family’s philanthropy?… Read More