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Posts By: Leticia Peguero

The Surdna Foundation and Andrus Family Fund Pledge $800,000 to Next-Generation Social Justice Philanthropy

By Leticia Peguero on February 7, 2018

21 national organizations awarded grants, advancing the Foundation’s commitment to social justice values as part of its Centennial grantmaking The Surdna Foundation, in … Read More >

#HayOtraForma: Another Way to Realize Justice

By Leticia Peguero on January 16, 2018

Over the past few years, I have tried to make #HayOtraFroma trend on social media. This hashtag is so relevant to me because … Read More >

“El Negro Bembón:” Puerto Rico’s Invisibility Crisis Before and After Hurricane Maria

By Leticia Peguero on October 27, 2017

I am yet again drawn to the musical wisdom of Afro-Boriqua singer Ismael Rivera and composer Cortijo as I reflect on a national … Read More >

“Las Caras Lindas”: A reflection on Charlottesville and white supremacy

By Leticia Peguero on August 16, 2017

My favorite rendition of the song, “Las Caras Lindas,” is by Afro-Boricua icon and singer Ismael Rivera. Translated literally, he calls us to love … Read More >

Questions We Need to Ask in Philanthropy

By Leticia Peguero on July 26, 2017

A couple of months ago, while the weather was still cold, I jumped on an Amtrak train headed to an even colder Boston … Read More >

I Choose Love To Build A Stronger Movement

By Leticia Peguero on April 7, 2017

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Over the … Read More >