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Legacy Evolved: Meet AFF Board Member Tyler Pakradooni

By Andrus Family Fund on February 6, 2024

We recently got the chance to speak with new board member Tyler Pakradooni (he/him). Our conversation ranged from his personal roots in philanthropy … Read More >

Organizing for Abolition. Envisioning Liberation. with National Center for Youth Law and upEND Movement

By Andrus Family Fund on December 13, 2023

Listen to our fifth episode now!

Imagining the Future with Program Officer Lincoln Mondy

By Andrus Family Fund on September 25, 2023

AFF is excited to introduce Lincoln Mondy (he/him), our new Program Officer! We sat down with him to chat about his past work, … Read More >

Lincoln Mondy Appointed Program Officer of the Andrus Family Fund

By Andrus Family Fund on September 11, 2023

New York, September 7, 2023— The Andrus Family Fund (AFF), a program of the Surdna Foundation, today announced the appointment of Lincoln Mondy … Read More >

Strategy Refresh

By Andrus Family Fund on July 25, 2023

Read our Strategy Refresh to learn how we are building on the knowledge, experience and lessons learned through our work together as funders, … Read More >

Organizing for Abolition. Envisioning Liberation.

By Andrus Family Fund on March 30, 2023

AFF is launching a new video and podcast series that centers youth in the movement to abolish harmful systems and who are envisioning … Read More >

2022 Year in Review

By Andrus Family Fund on December 15, 2022

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 >