California funders including Liberty Hill Foundation, The California Endowment, The [...]
Mother's Day Gathering for Black Lives. Sunday May 10th at 3 pm. Congo Square, New Orleans, LA.
The events in Baltimore Maryland unfolded right as many grantmakers [...]
Funders engaged community-based leaders to delineate current efforts aimed at meeting the needs in the Ferguson area, as well as to identify gaps that present opportunities for additional investment.This document provides a snapshot of our environmental scan captured in the beginning of December 2014.
Still-grieving mothers ask Andrew Cuomo to assign special prosecutors ‘to all cases of police killings moving forward’
Bell, who broke down in tears while retelling the story, is one of 18 family members of people killed by cops who penned a letter to Gov. Cuomo. The letter dated Feb. 24 and obtained by the Daily News urges him to “enact an executive order to assign a special prosecutor to all cases of police killings moving forward.”
Feb 18th: In this webinar, we will be joined by representatives of Communities United for Police Reform (CPR), a New York City based coalition, to learn about their local work and how it fits into a larger national and historical context. We'll discuss how to maintain momentum and make this issue more than just a campaign point, while exploring the critical role funders play.
The end of 2014 was a bloody time for Native Americans. Even as protesters rallied against the police killings of unarmed black people like Michael Brown and Eric Garner in December, Rapid City police fired five bullets into Allen Locke, a 30-year-old Lakota man living in South Dakota.
The recent police killings of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and many others — and the failure to indict the officers responsible — have ignited people across the US to take the streets in protest and demand change. Philanthropic organizing, in solidarity with this movement, is a growing force. See the public pledges and sign on yourself. You can pledge publicly or anonymously.
We are tracking philanthropy’s response to police violence and the #BlackLivesMatter movement for racial justice around the country through a survey of foundations and affinity groups. We will compile information we've gathered to publish what philanthropic resources have to support Ferguson and related organizing. We'll also connect funders with peers interested in similar funding opportunities.
On January 15, 2015, A non-Black group of Pan-Asians, Latinos, [...]