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Category: Racial Equity

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 >

Out Of The Margins Episode 6: Reducing Violent Crime Without Prison

By Out Of The Margins on December 21, 2017

Today’s guest on Out Of The Margins is Danielle Sered. She and Leticia discuss how Danielle’s organization, Common Justice, develops and advances solutions … 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 >

Out Of The Margins Episode 4: Crisis in Puerto Rico

By Out Of The Margins 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 Out Of The Margins 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 >