Category: Barr News
Jenny Curtin assumes leadership of Barr’s Education Team and strategies to advance educational equity in high schools across New England.
This new role will work across the Foundation to build operations capacity and support a well-functioning office space for Barr staff and partners.
New grants will catalyze artist support services across Massachusetts, environmental justice efforts in Connecticut, and the development of new high school models across New England.
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.
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.
Jamilah Bradshaw and Francisco Torres will grow Barr's Arts Team as it extends and deepens its focus on racial equity.
The murders in Buffalo are, yet again, a call to action.
Staff members share their experiences and takeaways.
Grants include support for a new black box theater in Boston, a campaign to amplify public transit information for Spanish-speaking riders, and support for an innovative high school redesign.
Grants include support for artist-led, community-based projects, expanded learning networks on climate resilience and community engagement, and the launch of a national leadership development program for Black professionals.