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."
Equity and Inclusion
Last week the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy penned a response to the riots in Charlottesville. We want to share other thoughtful and supportive statements from CCP members and local and national colleagues.
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.
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.
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.
HARTFORD, CT -- On Thursday, May 4, Lucy Nalpathanchil, WNPR's Where We Live host, interviewed Heather McGhee, CCP's May 12, 2017 Annual Meeting keynote speaker.