Hear from staff and partners about aspirations, accomplishments, and lessons learned along the way.
How CultureHouse is Reclaiming Main Streets to Build Resilient Communities
The impact of a walkable, pop-up space in one Massachusetts community.
Connecticut Voters are Ready for Bold Action on Climate and Clean Energy
Recent poll shows widespread support for renewable energy sources and opportunities for greater education.
Boston Voters Value the Waterfront — And are Ready for the City to Help it to Change
Responses to a recent voter poll provide a roadmap for how to maximize the benefits of the waterfront for everyone in Boston.
Five Mobility Bright Spots to Build on in 2022
We’ve been through a lot in the last 22 months. Are we less afraid of change?
Art Equity in 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.
A Different Direction: Tools to Advance Equity in Transportation
A new guide provides recommendations for transportation practitioners who are looking to advance equity in their work.
Barr Awards $43.2 Million in Fourth Quarter of 2021
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.
The Real Work Persists
In this year-end blog post, Jim Canales reflects on 2021 and previews Barr’s plans for the year ahead.
Barr Announces New Grants to Drive Toward Educator Diversity
Announcing a new cohort of New England school systems committed to developing diverse, talented teacher workforces for student success.
Money Talks. Here’s What We Want it to Say.
To center racial equity in the climate movement, we need to change who we’re funding and how we operate.