(Video) Community Food Advocates

Posted on July 26, 2018

To better understand what makes for effective community engagement, we went right to the source. What draws someone to this work? What skill set do community organizers need in order to succeed? Sure, strategic thinking, an eye for politics, and…

Ericka Stallings & Alexa Kasdan StoryCorps Podcast Series

Posted on May 31, 2018

Ericka Stallings and Alexa Kasdan Every day, we encounter community leaders and organizers whose stories deserve to be shared and celebrated. The New York Foundation partnered with StoryCorps to craft a new lot of short-interview series featuring our trustees, grantees,…

Quardean Lewis-Allen, Made in Brownsville

Posted on March 28, 2018

To better understand what makes for effective community engagement, we went right to the source. What draws someone to this work? What skill set do community organizers need in order to succeed? Sure, strategic thinking, an eye for politics, and…

Kesi Foster & Onyx Walker StoryCorps Podcast Series

Posted on March 22, 2018

Kesi Foster and Onyx Walker Every day, we encounter community leaders and organizers whose stories deserve to be shared and celebrated. The New York Foundation partnered with StoryCorps to craft a new lot of short-interview series featuring our trustees, grantees,…

The Work Ahead

Posted on February 9, 2018

“So that no one is left behind.” By Altaf Rahamatulla Three months ago, Andrea Jenkins was elected to the Minneapolis City Council, becoming the first-out transgender woman of color elected to public office in American history. Jenkins’ victory was emblematic…