Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Public Theater Announces New Partnership with Brooklyn College

NEW YORK, NY -- The Public Theater and Brooklyn College announced a new partnership, strengthening both institutions’ deep commitment to fostering the professional development of talented emerging artists and arts administrators. The partnership will invest in nurturing generations of arts leaders whose presence will help diversify the field. This partnership is made possible with the generous support of The Tow Foundation.

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.