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Succeeding Together: Meet Niara, AFF’s Summer Intern

Niara Nelson joins the AFF staff as this year’s summer intern. Learn more about her below. Tell us about yourself. I am a 21-year-old from Brooklyn, NY and a rising … Read More >

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Grantee Spotlight: Ruby Ruiz of Communities United/VOYCE

A space to build youth power and ignite movements *This was recorded/written prior to the passage of the HB 2084 bill in the Illinois State Senate, which will increase mental … Read More >

Videos

Making Philanthropy Work for Everyone

AFF board member C’Ardiss “CC” Gardner Gleser reflects on how white supremacy shows up in philanthropy and the resiliency of communities of color during our Education Anew: Shifting Justice convening.

Podcasts

Out of the Margins: Disrupting Disruptive Systems

On this episode, Manuela sits down with the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia, PA to hear about their motivation for doing this work, obstacles to overcome and the 10 year … Read More >

Blog Posts

Grantee Spotlight: Danielle Sered of Common Justice

Danielle Sered envisioned, launched and directs grantee partner Common Justice. The organization develops and advances solutions to violence that transform the lives of those harmed and foster racial equity without … Read More >

Videos

Andrea Vazquez Jimenez on Removing Cops from Schools in Toronto

We believe removing law enforcement from schools is a step in the right direction to fostering a safe learning environment for young people of color. While the movement grows in … Read More >

Studies & Reports

An Unprecedented Opportunity

An Unprecedented Opportunity: Organizing Next Generation Donors and Trustees to Practice Effective Change Philanthropy The Surdna Foundation and Andrus Family Fund recently commissioned a report to better understand the ecosystem … Read More >

Videos

Monique Morris of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute: PUSHOUT

Listen as President and founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute, Dr. Monique Morris, discusses her groundbreaking new book ‘PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools’ and what … Read More >

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