RT @RWJF Another reason paid leave is an important #healthequity issue in America? Black women are 3x more likely to die from pregnancy complications than White women. Brianna shares her experience navigating a difficult pregnancy w/out paid family leave. https://youtu.be/PbeiyWoJJG8
"About 5,500 parents in Texas lose legal rights to their children every year. A bill passed by #txlege this session could give parents a pathway to getting those rights back"
Grateful that @maggie_lunas is telling her story.
For the First Time, ‘Redeemed’ Texas Parents May Get a Second Chance
New legislation could open a legal pathway to reinstate once-terminated parental rights.
RT @CandidDotOrg “After all these decades of grantmaking on racial justice & racial equity, how could this be where we are?”
A year ago, billions of dollars were committed to new philanthropic initiatives to increase racial equity. How much has changed?
A year later, racial reckoning yields uncertainty in giving
One year ago, as protesters filled America's streets demanding justice after George Floyd’s murder by police, co...
RT @AspenInstitute: This glossary describes terms related to #StructuralRacism and terms used to promote #RacialEquity. Understanding these 11 definitions are an important start to dismantling structural racism: https://buff.ly/2H3xCdu https://t.co/lyfBoI6xkM
RT @larkintackett: research looking at data from millions of stops made by police in TX found that law officers search Latino people more than any other racial or ethnic group. But, those searches turn up far less contraband than searches of white people.
Report: Police In Texas Most Likely To Search Latinos, But Most Often Find Contraband On Whites
New research looking at data from millions of stops made by police in Texas in 2020 found that officers search ...
RT @TXAllianceCFS “If we want to give vulnerable young Texans opportunities to overcome the abuse & neglect they faced before entering foster care, then we must start by recognizing the complexity, cost & reality of caring for traumatized kids.” #txlege
Commentary: With the right oversight, strong foster care system possible
Texas needs an oversight system that recognizes the vast complexities of caring for kids...
RT @Philanthropy: A year after the police killing of George Floyd, the impact of Black Voters Matter is visible: The group says it gave $10 million to 600 community-based groups in 15 states. Sign up to read free.
How Black Voters Matter Uses Its Influx of Dollars to Build Political Power
A year after the police killing of George Floyd and amid a barrage of restrictive voting laws being passed by ...
RT @TexProtects A: No transformative change happening at a state level. Investments in prevention programs that get at the root causes of abuse/neglect & strengthen families are critical to slow the rate of children that come to the door of CPS #FosterCare https://t.co/C8XjisvdiR
RT @TheImprintNews: California’s Public Utilities Commission is backing a $10m/yr plan to provide universal cell phone plans to older youth in #fostercare https://bit.ly/34NG4bH
RT @FeedbackLabs: “There can be no real equity without shifting power and changing systems.” - Farhad Ebrahimi of @ChorusFund via @CEPData
Beyond Low-Hanging Fruit: Shifting Power, Changing Systems, and Organizing in Our Own Sector - The Center for Effective Philanthropy
RT @upendmovement: Have you signed up for the @ColumJRaceL “Strengthened Bonds” symposium now scheduled for June 16-18? Registration is open and you can see the sessions here! https://bit.ly/3p0Gcxx
Registration: https://bit.ly/3oT2HEI #AbolishCPS
RT @SecFudge: Housing is foundational to a stronger and more connected society.
Housing is a bridge to greater opportunities and a better life.
Trust-based philanthropy seeks to address inherent power imbalances within organizations and the communities they serve.
Read more about how more than 800 philanthropy orgs are committing to eliminate barriers and provide flexibility in the workplace.
RT @pndblog: #AdamToledo’s family launches nonprofit farm to give at-risk boys a safe haven from the streets @BlockClubCHI #youthdevelopment #Chicago #IL
Adam Toledo's Family Launches Nonprofit Farm To Give At-Risk Boys A Safe Haven From The Streets
The 13-year-old boy was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer in March. Toledo's family debuted Adam's Place on...
Today, May 27th at 4 pm ET: Join Youth Action Hour for their second virtual event focused on amplifying Black youth activists and artists who are pushing for a future that centers transformative solutions and joy.
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