“The question for people working in philanthropy is whether they are willing to move past the need for security and safeness and toward taking on racial equity more intentionally. Philanthropy’s history of exclusionism demands a constant examination of the boundaries, which are many,” says President and CEO, Ana Oliveira.
Save the date for our Radical Generosity Dinner on October 7th honoring Bryan Stevenson, Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama.
Ana Oliveira has been selected as one of City & State’s Pride 100 List for her many efforts on advancing equality and equity for the LGBTQ community.
In part with our commitment to making New York City and the country a democracy that works for all, we are a proud funder in the New York State Census Equity Fund which is housed in the New York Community Trust. Read the new report issued by the Fund.
Brightly was established as a cleaning cooperative by grantee partner Center for Family Life (CFL), a nonprofit social services organization in Brooklyn that incubates worker cooperatives. This is one of 21 worker co-ops that CFL has organized. She adds, “Eighty-seven percent of its co-op member-owners are immigrants; 85 percent are women. On average, members of these cooperatives earn over $18 an hour. They also share in annual profits, benefit from labor protections, and develop leadership skills.”
The New York Women's Foundation is committed to creating an equitable and just future for women and families. Watch our short video to learn more about how we are catalyzing change through bold investments.