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Six Months and Six Questions for Zeeba Khalili, Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Newest Momentum Fellow
Diversity, equity and inclusion are important to Marguerite Casey Foundation and are incorporated into our employment, operations and grantmaking practices. We believe a diverse workforce leads to deeper conversations, greater collaboration, more effective grantmaking and stronger communities. Here at the Foundation, we are committed to … Continue reading "Six Months and Six Questions for Zeeba Khalili, Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Newest Momentum Fellow"
Marguerite Casey Foundation’s New Youth Board Fellow, Jazmin Ramirez, Reflects on Philanthropy, Equity and Diversity
Marguerite Casey Foundation held its first board meeting of the year in February. Board members and other participants gathered in Miami to talk about nurturing a grassroots movement with an equity lens. Among the leaders at the table was Jazmin Ramirez, the Foundation’s inaugural youth … Continue reading "Marguerite Casey Foundation’s New Youth Board Fellow, Jazmin Ramirez, Reflects on Philanthropy, Equity and Diversity"
Marguerite Casey Foundation Gives $4.1 Million in Grants to Back Democracy and an Accurate Census 2020
    For IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brad Wong, News Editor April 16, 2018 E: bwong@caseygrants.org P: 206.691.3134   SEATTLE – Marguerite Casey Foundation, a national philanthropy that believes no family should live in poverty, has issued a total of more than $4 million of unrestricted general … Continue reading "Marguerite Casey Foundation Gives $4.1 Million in Grants to Back Democracy and an Accurate Census 2020"
Letter from our President
Since I started working in philanthropy, I have believed passionately in strong communities so families of all backgrounds – especially children – can be healthy, vibrant and safe. When I heard the news of the Parkland, Florida school shooting on Feb. 14, my heart sank. … Continue reading "Letter from our President"
Marguerite Casey Foundation Issues Journalism Fellowships to Put Spotlight on Families, Poverty and Solutions
  For IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brad Wong, News Editor February 15, 2018 E: bwong@caseygrants.org P: 206.691.3134   SEATTLE – Marguerite Casey Foundation, a national philanthropy that believes no family should live in poverty, has awarded five Journalism Fellowships to support in-depth multimedia storytelling so the public … Continue reading "Marguerite Casey Foundation Issues Journalism Fellowships to Put Spotlight on Families, Poverty and Solutions"
Marguerite Casey Foundation in the PND
Marguerite Casey Foundation was in the news recently, as Philanthropy News Digest highlighted the addition of three new members to MCF’s Board of Directors as well as MCF’s inaugural youth Board Fellow. Learn more about this MCF news in the full press release. Philanthropy News Digest is a … Continue reading "Marguerite Casey Foundation in the PND"
Marguerite Casey Foundation Welcomes Rami Nashashibi, Carmen Rojas and Jack Thomas to its Board of Directors
    For IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brad Wong, News Editor January 17, 2018 E: bwong@caseygrants.org P: 206.691.3134   Rami Nashashibi Jack Thomas Carmen Rojas Jazmin Ramirez   SEATTLE – Marguerite Casey Foundation, a national philanthropy that believes no family should live in poverty, is proud to … Continue reading "Marguerite Casey Foundation Welcomes Rami Nashashibi, Carmen Rojas and Jack Thomas to its Board of Directors"
Ways to Win: How a Broad Coalition Passed California’s RISE ACT
Ella Baker Center (EBC) and its many allies won this new law by: • Building relationships across issue. • Seizing the right moment. • Working with those directly affected. • Investing in the long game. With 2.2 million people behind bars, the United States is … Continue reading "Ways to Win: How a Broad Coalition Passed California’s RISE ACT"
Dr. Manuel Pastor Presentation to the MCF Board of Director’s
Dr. Manuel Pastor, Professor is an expert on sustainable development and social, economic and environmental justice in urban areas and Professor of Sociology and American Studies and Ethnicity at USC. Dr. Pastor presented at the Marguerite Casey Foundation board meeting on Sunday, November 12th. on … Continue reading "Dr. Manuel Pastor Presentation to the MCF Board of Director’s"
Marguerite Casey Foundation, ABFE and Hispanics in Philanthropy Honor Rev. William Barber with 2017 Patiño Moore Legacy Award
Social Justice Award Honors Black-and-Brown Community Partnership FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2017 Contact: Brad Wong, News Editor E: bwong@caseygrants.org P: 206-691-3134 From Left to Right: Dr. Douglas Patiño, Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, (board chair of Marguerite Casey Foundation), Luz Vega-Marquis, Rev. Dr. William J. … Continue reading "Marguerite Casey Foundation, ABFE and Hispanics in Philanthropy Honor Rev. William Barber with 2017 Patiño Moore Legacy Award"