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Mishi Faruqee appointed Director of the Andrus Family Fund

By Andrus Family Fund on November 1, 2022

NEW YORK, October 25, 2022—The Andrus Family Fund (AFF), a fund of the Surdna Foundation, today announced Mishi Faruqee as its new director. … Read More >

Movement Partner Spotlight: Juvenile Law Center

By Andrus Family Fund on July 27, 2022

Juvenile Law Center explains why it’s important to take the lead from young people as they advocate for alternatives to incarceration that create … Read More >

Movement Partner Spotlight: PolicyLink

By Andrus Family Fund on July 5, 2022

Anand Subramanian of PolicyLink explains what abolition is (and isn’t), the importance of visioning and centering young people in the movement.

Movement Partner Spotlight: Communities United

By Andrus Family Fund on June 28, 2022

Meyiya Coleman of Communities United speaks to us about the power of youth organizing and how it led to major reforms for police … Read More >

Meet AFF’s new Interim Director

By Andrus Family Fund on June 23, 2022

Dearest AFF Community, After two incredible years at the Andrus Family Fund (AFF), I am nervous and excited to share that my family … Read More >

AFF is looking for a new Director

By Andrus Family Fund on May 17, 2022

Click here to learn more about the Director position from our search group, Koya Partners.

Movement Partner Spotlight: Youth First Initiative

By Andrus Family Fund on May 12, 2022

Hernan Carvente Martinez of Youth First Initiative explains what abolition means to him, what a world without youth prisons looks like and what … Read More >

Movement Partner Spotlight: Movement for Family Power

By Andrus Family Fund on April 25, 2022

Erin Miles Cloud of Movement for Family Power explains how dismantling the child welfare system fits within the wider abolitionist movement and the … Read More >

Movement Partner Spotlight: YWFC

By Andrus Family Fund on April 15, 2022

Listen to Jessica Nowlan of Young Women’s Freedom Center speak about the importance of investing in systems-impacted youth leadership and building collective power … Read More >

Movement Partner Spotlight: CURYJ

By Andrus Family Fund on March 11, 2022

George Galvis and Xochtil Larios of CURYJ speak about the power of restorative justice, youth leadership and organizing in the abolitionist movement.

Strategic Refresh 2022

By Andrus Family Fund on February 8, 2022

Visionary Freedom Fund featured in Fast Company

By Andrus Family Fund on December 6, 2021

“When it came to a new round of funding from the Andrus Family Fund, the foundation wanted to do something different. As part … Read More >