Category: Racial Equity

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Actions > Words

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Jim Canales

President & Trustee

In another moment of shared tragedy, profound sadness and anger, we must act.

June 01, 2020 | Category: From the President

Barr Commits $2 Million to Immigrant-Serving Organizations

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Jim Canales

President & Trustee

Newest grants in response to COVID-19 focus on supporting Massachusetts’ immigrant communities.

April 16, 2020 | Category: COVID-19

Barr's Equity Journey

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Jim Canales

President & Trustee

Reflections on our ongoing efforts to advance the mission imperative of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

January 23, 2020 | Category: Barr News

Diverse Group of Leaders Advance United Vision to Transform Massachusetts’ Transportation System

At a moment of crisis, business, municipal, and nonprofit leaders find common ground in call for bold action to address urgent challenges.

November 13, 2019 | Category: Climate

Race to Lead 2019

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Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Sector Effectiveness

Building Movement Project seeks input for a new survey on leadership and race in the nonprofit sector.

August 01, 2019 | Category: Sector Effectiveness

We Must Persevere

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Jim Canales

President & Trustee

In the face of today’s political rhetoric, the work we do as foundations and nonprofits is more important than ever.

July 18, 2019 | Category: Barr News

Boston Needs to Invest in a New Generation of Artists

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Jim Canales

President & Trustee

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Paul Grogan

President and CEO, The Boston Foundation

This article was originally published in the Opinion section of The Boston Globe on June 6, 2019.

June 10, 2019 | Category: From the President