Newsletter 2017 Issue 3

2017 newsletter issue 3

2017 Tribute to Change to honor leaders who nurture new leaders

“There are very few places you can go to school to learn how to be an activist,” says Kathy Black, a longtime member of the Bread & Roses Community Fund family who is currently serving on the Tribute to Change planning committee.

Letter from the Executive Director

Donor Profile: Elisabeth Bass

“I like that Bread & Roses breaks down the silos between organizations,” says Elisabeth Bass, a member of the 2017 Tribute to Change planning committee and longtime Bread & Roses supporter.

Grantee Profile: Urban Creators

“The current political moment calls for people of color and disenfranchised people to be at the head of work,” says Jeaninne Kayembe, co-executive director of Urban Creators, a Racial & Economic Justice Fund grantee.

Meet our new project manager, Nigel Charles

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to Nigel Charles, who recently joined Bread & Roses as project manager. Nigel will be supporting the growth of our newest program, the Giving Project, which guides participants through a process of collective learning, fundraising, and grantmaking.

Grants in Action

215 People’s Alliance, a Racial & Economic Justice Fund grantee, successfully campaigned for the City of Philadelphia to divest its payroll funds from Wells Fargo Bank, moving $2 billion of city funding.

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