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 Fall 2014 Newsletter highlights grantees work from National Women's Law Center, Kenwood Oakland Community Organization, VAYLA, Coleman Advocates, Youth Justice Coalition, Labor Community Strategy Center and Voces De La Frontera.
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)
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.
Why the Struggle for Equality Continues
This is a propitious time for us to assess how much progress as a nation we have made in overcoming a history of slavery, racial segregation, political discrimination, and economic subordination endured by African Americans and other people of color.
By Sonia R. Jarvis, Esq., Hazen Foundation Board Chair