Racial Equity

Scoring States on Charter School Integration
April 15, 2019
With the freedom to design, staff, and implement school models that appeal to a wide range of families and enroll students from multiple neighborhoods, charter schools have the potential to help advance racial and socioeconomic integration in public schools — yet are not living up to that vision, a report from the Century Foundation finds....
Resonance: A Framework for Philanthropic Transformation
April 6, 2019
Philanthropic organizations whose endowments and influence can be traced back to industries that relied on exploitation and the extraction of natural resources can play a catalytic role in transitioning our current economic system, which is organized around limitless extraction and wealth accumulation, to one that is organized around...
Shifting Neighborhoods: Gentrification and Cultural Displacement in American Cities
April 3, 2019
While gentrification brings economic growth and better services to neighborhoods that have long suffered from disinvestment based on discriminatory practices, many longtime residents — most of whom are African American or Latinx — end up displaced by, instead of benefiting from, the influx of investment, a report from the National...
$23 Billion
March 13, 2019
In 2016, U.S. school districts serving a largely white student population received $23 billion more in total funding than districts serving mostly students of color, a report from EdBuild finds. The report, $23 Billion (HTML or PDF, 12 pages), found that predominantly white and non-white districts enroll 26 percent and 27 percent, respectively,...
SFMOMA to Sell Rothko Painting

SFMOMA to Sell Rothko Painting

Posted February 20, 2019

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will auction Mark Rothko's Untitled, 1960 and use the proceeds to diversify its collection, enhance its holdings of contemporary art, and address historical gaps in its collection....