Hear from staff and partners about aspirations, accomplishments, and lessons learned along the way.

Green Power at Lower Cost: Green Municipal Aggregation in Massachusetts

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Mikaela Hondros-McCarthy

Guest Author · Finance and Renewable Energy Procurement Director , Green Energy Consumers Alliance

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Larry Chretien

Guest Author · Executive Director, Green Energy Consumers Alliance

Green Energy Consumers Alliance shares findings and opportunities for growth from a new report on green municipal aggregation in Massachusetts.

August 03, 2022 | Category: Climate

New Funding Extends Transformation Efforts in Five High Schools

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Jenny Curtin

Acting Director of Education

Beyond Engage New England is a $2.85 million investment in five schools committed to ensuring post-secondary success for all students.

July 27, 2022 | Category: Education

Barr's Education Team Seeks Senior Program Officer

A new opportunity to join Barr's Education Team to help advance and advocate for student success across New England.

July 20, 2022 | Category: Education

Barr Seeks Director, Initiative on Racial Wealth Equity

In this new role, the Director will support and guide both the launch and day-to-day operations of the new Racial Wealth Equity initiative, in close collaboration with local leaders.

July 14, 2022 | Category: Barr News

Growth and Opportunity: Education Team Updates

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Roger Nozaki

Vice President for Strategy and Programs

Exciting additions and transitions within Barr’s Education Program Team.

June 29, 2022 | Category: Education

Barr Awards $17.2 Million in Second Quarter of 2022

New grants will support artist-led solidarity economy practices, innovative climate resilience efforts in local communities, and new research to drive educator diversity efforts in Massachusetts.

June 28, 2022 | Category: Barr News

Two Program Officers Join Barr’s Arts & Creativity Team

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E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

Jamilah Bradshaw and Francisco Torres will grow Barr's Arts Team as it extends and deepens its focus on racial equity.

June 23, 2022 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

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Jim Canales

President & Trustee

Jim Canales describes Barr’s initial grantmaking focused on racial wealth equity in Greater Boston.

June 16, 2022 | Category: Racial Equity

To Center Equity, We Must Learn Differently

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Yvonne Belanger

Director of Learning & Evaluation

Three practice shifts in how we learn alongside our grantee partners.

June 07, 2022 | Category: Learning and Evaluation

Six Questions with Barr's Mobility Program Officer

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Najah Casimir

Program Officer, Mobility

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Jules Faña

Communications Coordinator

Through an interview with Jules Faña, Barr’s communications coordinator, Najah Casimir, our Mobility Program Officer, discusses what drives their work, lessons from past experiences that they’re applying to their current role, and their priorities at Barr.

June 01, 2022 | Category: Climate