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Strengthening neighborhoods through deep community engagement: Brooklyn Community Foundation

Written by: Lisa Ranghelli

Date: May 02, 2018

In 2014, under the leadership of its new president and CEO, Cecilia Clarke, Brooklyn Community Foundation moved to Crown Heights to be situated close to the community it serves. And while many community foundations seek input… Read More

Building healthy communities by building community power: The California Endowment

Written by: Lisa Ranghelli

Date: May 02, 2018

“I think what’s undervalued and underappreciated is the issue of power and that the root of most social problems that plague our nation – health reform, education reform, fiscal government reform, housing reform – are not… Read More

Announcing the first foundation assessment guide on power and privilege

Written by: Aaron Dorfman

Date: May 02, 2018

Every once in a while, if we’re lucky, we get to be part of something truly transformative. Something that has an outsized impact in bending the moral arc of the universe towards justice. Today’s release of… Read More


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