The Campaign for Black Male Achievement has joined the Blackout movement
Members and allies of the Executives’ Alliance to Expand Opportunities for Boys and Men of Color released an open letter for peace and protest in Ferguson.
The letter “implore[s] law enforcement, legislative, judiciary and other officials at the local, state and federal levels to take direct measures that will allow demonstrations to occur in the safest manner possible.”
Signed by more than 30 foundation and nonprofit executives, the letter recommends as the first priority the preservation of human life.
Read the full statement here.
Is philanthropy doing enough for black men and boys? Read this blog post by Foundation Center president Brad Smith
Tune in for this two-part radio series, conversations with national champions for black men and boys 11/27 & 11/28
Read about the Foundation’s commitment to racial justice
Read this letter from Shawn Dove, Campaign for Black Male Achievement
See this GrantCraft video about an “aha” moment by Shawn Dove
See a summary and key findings of this new report in our Knowledge Center
See W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s statements and perspectives on Ferguson