The Weingart Foundation partners with communities across Southern California to advance racial, social, and economic justice for all.
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NEW: F.Y. 2022 Program Plan
NEW: The Path to Justice Runs Through Equity: Ending Anti-Black Racism in Los Angeles
No Going Back L.A. releases plan for homelessness governance
The SELA Agenda: Addressing the Impact of COVID-19 in Southeast L.A.
We the Resilient, Stories and Data from American Indian and Alaska Natives in California
Report – No Going Back: Together for an Equitable and Inclusive L.A.
How Race, Class, and Place Fuel a Pandemic
Nonprofit Spotlight: The Pomona Economic Opportunity Center
Then hundreds of unaccompanied migrant children began arriving in Pomona.
Children ranging in ages from 7 to 14 years old who had overcome unfathomable hardships traveling alone, began arriving at Fairplex in early May of this year. The children who arrived unaccompanied at the U.S.-Mexico border were to be temporarily housed at Fairplex, which was designated a federal Emergency Intake Site (E.I.S.), as they waited to be reunited with family or placed with sponsors.
A powerful advocate for immigrants, the Pomona Economic Opportunity Center immediately mobilized.
Weingart Foundation Announces $8 Million in New Racial Justice Grants and Impact Investments
We are honored to partner with these remarkable organizations. These nonprofits are serving communities that have been hit hard by the pandemic, socioeconomic uncertainty, and deep racial disparities, and each is doing inspiring work during this time of unprecedented need. To read more about our September 2021 grants and program-related investments, and to see the full list, click here.
Ending Anti-Black Racism in LA: A New Report and Action Plan from the Committee for Greater L.A.
The Committee’s Black Experience Action Team last week released its The Path to Justice Runs Through Equity: Ending Anti-Black Racism in Los Angeles report, a call to action for all with specific recommendations for addressing institutional racism.
Joanna Jackson, Vice President of Programs at the Weingart Foundation, serves on the Black Experience Action Team and has this to say about the report.
Message From Miguel A. Santana,
President & C.E.O.: Reflections and Looking Ahead—The F.Y. 2022 Program Plan
Looking ahead, the Foundation’s current funding priorities will remain in place through the 2021-2022 fiscal year. Our F.Y. 2022 Program Plan builds on our existing framework and focuses on addressing structural racism and socioeconomic injustice throughout our Southern California region. To read Miguel’s full message and watch his video, click here.