Equity and Inclusion

Monday, September 11, 2017
Race Can Be An Uncomfortable Topic, So Let’s Talk About It.

HARTFORD, CT -- Patricia Baker, president and CEO of the Connecticut Health Foundation, blogs ... "Connecticut is one of the healthiest states in the country. We can be proud of this, but must also be conscious that there is more to the story: People of color do not share the same positive health indicators white Connecticut residents enjoy."

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
CCP Response to Charlottesville

HARTFORD, CT -- On behalf of the staff and board of Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, Judith Meyers, board chair, Michael Johnston, board vice chair, and Karla Fortunato, president, have penned the following response to the riots in Charlottesville.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Association Selects Ten Institutions as Sites for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) announced today the ten institutions selected to serve as sites for the first Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers. With generous support from Newman’s Own Foundation and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, AAC&U will guide the development of the TRHT Campus Centers as part of a multi-year initiative to educate, prepare, and inspire the next generation of leaders to advance justice and build equitable communities.

Friday, August 11, 2017
Time to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

HARTFORD, CT -- Dee Goodrich, Director of Member Engagement for the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, provided a guest blog for the United Philanthropy Forum on her experience at The Forum's Conference and her takeaways for CCP's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee.