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Reflecting on the Legacy of Slavery and Racism

The following excerpt is authored by Lincoln Mondy, AFF’s Program Officer, and focuses on a recent staff and board learning trip to the Equal Justice Initiative’s Legacy Sites in Montgomery, … Read More >

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The Value of Lived Experience: Meet AFF Board Member Lucero Noyola

We recently sat down with new AFF board member Lucero Noyola (she/her) to talk about her background, her vision for the fund and the value lived experience brings to philanthropy. … Read More >

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Legacy Evolved: Meet AFF Board Member Tyler Pakradooni

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

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Imagining the Future with Program Officer Lincoln Mondy

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

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Lincoln Mondy Appointed Program Officer of the Andrus Family Fund

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

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Disrupting Norms: The AFF Board is Leading to Embrace Abolition

Last year, the Andrus Family Fund launched a strategic refresh that boldly centers abolition. Since the launch, the AFF board has fully supported the shift in AFF’s grantmaking priorities to … Read More >

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Mishi Faruqee appointed Director of the Andrus Family Fund

NEW YORK, October 25, 2022—The Andrus Family Fund (AFF), a fund of the Surdna Foundation, today announced Mishi Faruqee as its new director. A recognized leader in youth and criminal … Read More >

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Meet AFF’s new Interim Director

Dearest AFF Community, After two incredible years at the Andrus Family Fund (AFF), I am nervous and excited to share that my family is moving abroad, and my last day … Read More >

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