We are Listening and Learning Together
Community Foundations have a rich history of community leadership: their work has long-centered on raising awareness and fostering community dialogue, identifying and engaging donors, and helping to set the agenda for community stability and well-being. Through this leadership, we are asking our community to join us in the learning and discussion around racial disparities and social equity issues.
There is growing recognition in Palm Beach County of the importance of exposure through specific workshops as they provide foundational knowledge and shared experience to move forward in common purpose. The trainings are outlined below as well as several organizing efforts.Trainings & WorkshopsPalm Beach County Organizing
REI trainer, co-facilitator for OAR:
contact for Birth to 22:
contact for GARE membership:
co-facilitator for OAR:
- Community Foundations Issue Strong Statements on Anti-Asian Hate Crimes: We believe these acts of violence against our fellow Americans defy human dignity and decency
- The Ford Foundation: Democracy is a threat to white supremacy—and that is the cause of America’s crisis
- Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies: Biden signs directives on economic relief and equity
Did you know babies notice differences like skin color, eye shape and hair texture? Below are resources to help you address conversations about race, racism, diversity and inclusion, even with very young children.
Initiating an open and unfiltered dialogue about racism can be challenging, and we want to help. We are compiling Community Foundation articles and outside resources to help start discussions. We are listening and learning together. Learn more by exploring the latest news and stories from the Foundation:
The New DEI: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB)
Adding to the DEI framework is another letter. B stands for “Belonging.” But Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) are more than buzzwords. The DEIB
A Look at Artistic History: Stories at the National Museum of African American History & Culture
In honor of Black History Month, we wanted to showcase some fantastic, likely unknown, stories about the courage, love, and talents of some of the
Sports Sector Leading Positive Actions for Social Justice
Social justice issues have plagued this country long before the murder of George Floyd. If we narrow into only the Sports sector, there is a long
Advancing Racial Equity at Scale
Advancing racial equity across the nation remains a significant challenge. Better tools are needed to help ensure public and private efforts deploy resources effectively and produce positive
Equity in Action: COVID-19 Response and Recovery
In many ways, the COVID-19 crisis is one of equity. Those who were more at-risk at the beginning of the crisis have fewer safety nets,
IRAs, FOI Funds, and Designated Funds: Don’t Overlook These Powerful Tools
Designated Funds and Field of Interest (FOI) Funds may not always be top of mind when developing philanthropy plans for your clients and their families.