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  A Response to Injustice   Susan Taylor Batten on the Trayvon Martin Verdict.
  Karen Kelley-Ariwoola's Essay on Why Philanthropy Matters   Hear from a former James Joseph Lecturer on why she values ABFE and what she got out of our 2013 Conference!
  Dr. Emmett Carson's Essay on the Fallacy of Post-Racial America   On April 7th, Former ABFE Board Chair Dr. Emmett Carson co-convened more than 60 foundation executives and program staff with his colleagues Dr. Bob Ross, Alberto Ibarguen, Ken Zimmerman, and Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourney.
  Former ABFE Board Chair Shares her Thoughts on Philanthropy   Gladys Washington, former ABFE Board Chair, and current Program Director of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, shares her thoughts on philanthropy
  Read interview with Susan Taylor Batten in "black gives back"   Learn how she got her start in philanthropy and what led her to become ABFE's President and CEO
  The Congressional Black Caucus New Launch   Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) officially announces its “For the People” Jobs Initiative, which includes nationwide job fairs and town hall meetings.
  New study by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges   Press Release on a study that finds new guidelines help judges better serve abused and neglected children and their families
  Former ABFE fellow Danista Hunte's new role   Former ABFE Fellow Danista Hunte is promoted to Vice President, Community Investment of the Baltimore Community Foundation
  Luther Ragin, Jr., new CEO of the Global Impact Investing Network   Luther Ragin, Jr. transitions from VP of Investments for the F. B. Heron Foundation to CEO of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)
  Ivye L. Allen receives recognition from the White House   Ivye Allen, President/CEO of Foundation for the Mid South and ABFE Board member recognized by the White House
  Northwest Area Foundation's African American Leadership Forum   Read this article about the Northwest Area Foundation, ABFE's 2011 Institutional Award for Philanthropic Leadership Recipient
  Former ABFE Fellow Chad U. Jones' new role   Former ABFE Fellow Chad U. Jones is named the new Executive Director of the Community Investment Network
  Two ABFE Fellows/members recognized by COF   Cedric Brown and Trista Harris: Two ABFE Fellows recognized in the Council on Foundations' Profile in Philanthropy
  Huffington Post article    BACK   

Read an article by David Sciarra encouraging Newark educators, parents, leaders and university partners to build upon Newark's progress

  New York Time article   New York Times: ‘Culture of Poverty’ Makes a Comeback
  New York Times Op-Ed   Bob Herbert, NYT: A tragic crisis of enormous magnitude is facing black boys and men in America
  New York Daily News article   Perspective by Tom Burrell, advertising executive and author: ‘Racial stereotypes are far more deeply ingrained than whites or blacks realize.’
  Press Release   Kellogg Foundation Awards Maynard Institute $1.2 Million to Improve Media Coverage of Structural Racism and its Impact
  New York Times Article   Read this New York Times article that discusses why one-fourth of nonprofits are to lose tax breaks on May 15
  ABFE Guest Columnist   Read the latest column by Ouida Washington and Derek Koen, Producers of Beyond the Bricks, as they discuss the critical value of funding media tools
  Philanthropy Staff Race/Ethnicity Statistics   Read the Council on Foundations' 2008 statistics for the race/ethnicity of philanthropy staff
  Washington Post article   Read a Washington Post article based on research from the Pew Charitable Trusts on neighborhoods and its role in future income, especially for Blacks
  Open Society Institute audio   Black Labor in America: Emerging Opportunities Amid the Economic Crisis
  New York Times article   Read a recent article in the New York Times about the affect parental imprisonment has on children
  Benjamin Jealous Commentary   Read a commentary by Benjamin Jealous, President and CEO of the NAACP and ABFE board member
  ABFE Congratulates Nicole Campbell   ABFE Congratulates Nicole Campbell, Vice President, Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation and ABFE's Connecting Leaders Fellow for being selected as a White House Fellow
  Ford Foundation Buyouts to Staff   Ford Foundation Offers Buyouts to One-Third of Employees
  Dr. john a. powell - Kirwan Institute Report    Report on President Obama’s Economic Recovery-Stimlus Plan   More than a half-century after Brown v. Board of Education, the nation’s urban public school systems continue to be a pipeline to failure for most Black male students   Chronicle of Philanthropy: Image vs. Reality, The nonprofit world's ideal of inclusion is still a dream for many organizations