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Category: Racial Equity

“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 >

Out Of The Margins Episode 4: Crisis in Puerto Rico

By Leticia Peguero on October 24, 2017

*Recorded on October 6, 2017* Two weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged the United States territory of Puerto Rico, the island is experiencing a … Read More >

Applying Our Purpose Through Our Board

By Molly Thorpe on September 21, 2017

At AFF, we’re constantly looking for innovative ways to better serve our grantee partners. Our grantmaking process and new capacity-building program are examples … Read More >

Out Of The Margins Podcast, Episode 2: Education Justice is Racial Justice

By Leticia Peguero on December 1, 2016

Today’s podcast features Allison Brown, “peaceful warrior” and Executive Director of the Communities for Just Schools Fund. Listen as she unpacks the injustices that disproportionately … Read More >

Lessons Learned: Reflections on PolicyLink’s Equity Summit 2015, Part 2

By Manuela Arciniegas on March 18, 2016

Last week I highlighted some of the major lessons I learned at PolicyLink’s Equity Summit. Below are a few additional insights that will … Read More >

Lessons Learned: Reflections on PolicyLink’s Equity Summit 2015

By Manuela Arciniegas on March 9, 2016

In October of 2015, I packed my bags and headed to sunny California to join over 3000 organizers, policy advocates, artists, academics, entrepreneurs, … Read More >