The Weingart Foundation partners with communities across Southern California to advance racial, social, and economic justice for all.
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NEW: Program Officer position open – join our team
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
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.
Paying Nonprofits Fairly—Q&A with Dr. Va Lecia Adams Kellum
At the Weingart Foundation, we are committed to supporting efforts to ensure that nonprofits are fully reimbursed for their cost for services that public agencies contract them to provide. Vera de Vera, Program Director, recently spoke with Dr. Va Lecia Adams Kellum, President & C.E.O. of St. Joseph Center—a countywide provider of housing, mental health and wellness services, education and workforce training. In this Q&A, Dr. Adams Kellum shares her perspective on improving the contracting and reimbursement systems between local governments and nonprofits. To read the Q&A, click here.