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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 >

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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 >

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New Year Announcements

“When you learn, teach. When you get, give.” – Maya Angelou Happy New Year! It is with great pleasure that we usher in yet another year of partnership as we seek … Read More >

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A Bittersweet Departure

I write today with bittersweet news. After an incredible almost six years at the Andrus Family Fund, I have decided that it is time for the next leg of my journey. I … Read More >

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Education Anew: Shifting Justice 2018 Convenes Education and Youth Justice Organizers, Advocates and Funders in San Juan, Puerto Rico One Year After Hurricane Maria

Education Anew: Shifting Justice 2018 (EASJ2018) is a unique education and youth justice convening co-hosted by Andrus Family Fund (AFF) and the Communities for Just Schools Fund (CJSF) that will … Read More >

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

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

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Applying Our Purpose Through Our Board

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 of how our unconventional approach is reactive … Read More >

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

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 “the beautiful faces of my black people.” … Read More >

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