If we don’t address underlying inequities as an integral part of our response to the outbreak, we will not only be less resilient to future pandemics and emergencies, but we will also miss a chance to create a new and more equitable normal.
Our newly updated framework describes our current priorities and vision for impact.
To start, let’s call it “physical distancing” instead of “social distancing.” Social connections will prove more vital than ever in the absence of physical gathering places, and there are abundant opportunities to be social even with physical distancing in place.
We talk with Shamar Bibbins about how The Kresge Foundation is addressing the connection between climate, equity, and health.
“It has been exciting to see past and current grantees weave in elements of what they had been funded for five or 10 or 15 years ago.”
In late October, more than 100 residents of Danville, VA gathered over dinner to celebrate the unveiling of their Opportunity for All: Quality of Life Plan.
After a grassroots community partner questioned the efficacy of a local mobile play program, our senior project officer Tim Schwantes paused for a conversation with the program’s funder to explore tough questions about the long-term impacts of their investments.
In 2014, the New York Community Trust (NYCT) invested in three South Bronx neighborhoods to help them become healthier places to live. The Healthy and Livable South Bronx initiative was a departure from past grant efforts, which focused more on individual agencies that provided direct services. In partnership with New York State Health Foundation, NYCT […]
Highlights from the 2019 Untokening gathering in Durham, NC
Laying the Foundations for Equitable and Sustainable Communities