Racial Equity

Community Foundation Update (01/20/18)

Community Foundation Update (01/20/18)

Posted January 20, 2018

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas....

Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute
January 18, 2018

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University works to provide a permanent financial base for the King Papers Project and a range of other educational activities, and enhance understanding of King's life, ideas, and legacy...

Community Foundation Update (01/13/18)

Community Foundation Update (01/13/18)

Posted January 13, 2018

News and staff announcements from community foundations in Alabama, California, Hawai'i, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, and Ohio....

Thoughts on 'As the South Grows'

Thoughts on 'As the South Grows'

Allen Smart   |   January 9, 2018

Allen Smart, a former vice president at the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and Rapides Foundation, shares his thought's on the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy's As the South Grows report and the need for more and better philanthropic investments in the region....

2017 Police Violence Report
January 2, 2018

The 2017 Police Violence Report compiles information from media reports, obituaries, public records, and crowdsourced databases to present the most comprehensive accounting of deadly police violence over the previous twelve months....

Lateefah Simon, President, Akonadi Foundation

Lateefah Simon, President, Akonadi Foundation

January 2, 2018

PND spoke with Simon, who has spent more than half her life as a civil rights advocate and racial justice leader, about the work required to build a movement focused on racial equity — and philanthropy's role in that effort....

ProPublica Finds Disparities in Hospital Care for Black Mothers

ProPublica Finds Disparities in Hospital Care for Black Mothers

Posted January 1, 2018

An analysis by ProPublica finds that the quality of care at hospitals where a disproportionate number of African-American women give birth is an important factor in black women being more likely to suffer serious complications during childbirth than white women....

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Audit Report
December 27, 2017
The California Endowment (TCE) is making progress in strengthening its "culture of equity" through a shared vision of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); changes in organizational policies and structure; and increased staff skill and engagement in implementing core DEI values, an audit commissioned by the foundation finds. Based on surveys of...
Public Health Institute

Public Health Institute

November 14, 2017

PHI works to promote research, leadership, and partnerships that contribute to strong public health policy, programs, systems, and practices....

The Competitive Advantage of Racial Equity
October 16, 2017
A focus on supporting equitable outcomes for employees, customers, and communities of color can help businesses secure a competitive advantage, a report from FSG in partnership with PolicyLink finds. The report, The Competitive Advantage of Racial Equity (32 pages, PDF), found that companies are finding new sources of growth and profit in...
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