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The Edward W. Hazen Foundation, a private foundation established in 1925, is committed to supporting organizing and leadership of young people and communities of color in dismantling structural inequity based on race and class.

 

THE HAZEN FOUNDATION NO LONGER ACCEPTS UNSOLICITED PROPOSALS OR LETTERS OF INQUIRY; INSTEAD THE FOUNDATION WILL BI-ANNUALLY ISSUE REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS AND CALLS FOR LETTERS OF INQUIRY 


The Nation

Will California Choose Prisons Over Schools—Again?


GROWING UP WITH INJUSTICE: A case study of Foundation grantees efforts to end punitive school discipline practices and replace them with policies and practices that support student learning. (Click here for full report)


The Edward W. Hazen Foundation was presented with the ABFE Institutional Award for Philanthropic Leadership accepted by Hazen President, Lori Bezahler and Sonia Jarvis, Board President. Click Here for a transcript of Lori's acceptance remarks.


In this WNYC.org broadcast, Mark Warren, co-author of A Match on Dry Grass: Community Organizing as a Catalyst for School Reform, argues that community organizing is key to address the persistent failure of public schooling in low-income communities.