Racial Equity

Winners of RWJF 2018 Award for Health Equity Announced

Winners of RWJF 2018 Award for Health Equity Announced

Posted December 11, 2018

The award recognizes individuals who have changed systems and policies at the local level with the aim of increasing the chances that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to live the healthiest life possible....

Meyer Foundation Awards $3.2 Million in Grants

Meyer Foundation Awards $3.2 Million in Grants

Posted December 1, 2018

The October awards include seventy-seven grants totaling $3.11 million focused on supporting nonprofits working to eliminate racial disparities in housing, education, employment, and asset building....

OSI-Baltimore Announces 2018 Class of Community Fellows

OSI-Baltimore Announces 2018 Class of Community Fellows

Posted November 4, 2018

Ten social entrepreneurs and innovators will each receive a $60,000 grant over eighteen months to work on a self-created project designed to revitalize an underserved neighborhood in the city and/or improve youth outcomes....

Moving it Forward: The Power of Mentoring, and How Universities Can Confront Institutional Barriers Facing Junior Researchers of Color
October 26, 2018
The power of effective mentoring in providing junior researchers of color the support they need to thrive will be fully realized only when the institutional climate also changes, a report from the W.T. Grant Foundation finds. Based on insights from grantees of the foundation’s mentoring program, the report, Moving It Forward: The Power of...
Lisa Hamilton Named Annie E. Casey Foundation President and CEO

Lisa Hamilton Named Annie E. Casey Foundation President and CEO

Posted October 22, 2018

Hamilton, who joined the foundation as vice president of external affairs in 2011 and was appointed executive vice president and chief program officer last year, will succeed Patrick McCarthy, who announced his retirement after twenty-five years with the foundation, nearly nine as president and CEO....

Institute Focused on Improving Economic Opportunity Launched

Institute Focused on Improving Economic Opportunity Launched

Posted October 5, 2018

Opportunity Insights, a partnership between economists from Harvard and Brown University, will conduct research on economic mobility and harness the power of big data to develop scalable policy solutions that empower families to achieve better life outcomes....

Public Colleges Not Supporting African Americans Adequately

Public Colleges Not Supporting African Americans Adequately

Posted September 28, 2018

According to a report from the USC Race and Equity Center, African Americans make up 14.6 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds in the country but only 9.8 percent of full-time degree-seeking undergraduates at public colleges and universities....