Key Moments and Events2020-11-27T19:33:38+00:00


Real Talk on Police Reform

April 7th: Please join us for a conversation with Alvin Bragg, New York's first special prosecutor for police-related civilian deaths, and the organizers and victims’ families who campaigned to create his position. Moderated by Kai Wright of The Nation, we’ll get an inside look at the special prosecutor’s role and what work lies ahead.

March 24th, 2016|

Making Black Lives Matter Initiative Website Launch

The Making Black Lives Matter Initiative site will provide background on Hill-Snowdon’s MBLM Initiative that is focused on supporting Black-led organizing in order to help revitalize and strengthen the institutional and political power of the Black community. The website describes Foundation’s framework for supporting Black communities to develop the power necessary for them to thrive and introduces the Black Social Change Funders Network as a vehicle to help philanthropy better coordinate its efforts to achieve social change in the Black community.

March 1st, 2016|

Spotlight: Justice Committee, North Star Fund Grantee

JC members and leaders are New Yorkers whose lives are impacted by police violence, including families who have lost loved ones to the New York Police Department. Since 2004, Justice Committee has received 14 North Star Fund grants totaling over $150,000, including the 2015 Frederick Douglass Award.

January 27th, 2016|

Reclaim MLK 2016

Over the past year and a half, people from across the country have risen up and are calling for a transformation of our country. Across all of the demands and work coming from different parts of the movement, we seek at least three basic things.

January 16th, 2016|
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