Category: Racial Equity
Maureen White Photography via NEFA
Jim Canales describes Barr’s initial grantmaking focused on racial wealth equity in Greater Boston.
Promoting, retaining, and supporting BIPOC leadership within nonprofits is critical for driving systemic change.
The realities of white supremacy, systemic racism, and violence against people of color and LGBTQ+ people — always present but rarely challenged by those with power — demand intense reflection and tangible action.
An interview with spoken-word artist, Jha D. Amazi about work she created with the support of a Live Arts Boston grant. Live Arts Boston is an initiative of the Boston Foundation and the Barr Foundation that supports performing artists, a majority of whom are artists of color.
Announcing a new cohort of New England school systems committed to developing diverse, talented teacher workforces for student success.
To center racial equity in the climate movement, we need to change who we’re funding and how we operate.
Powering Cultural Futures connects and serves 15 community-rooted arts organizations. This multiyear initiative results from a collaboration between Barr, the Ford Foundation, and the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts.
A call for new models and approaches to leadership development with racial equity at the center.
What we learned from reviewing our employee handbook through a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Barr's Vice President shares new principles to guide the Foundation's racial equity grantmaking and program strategies.