Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation

June 2018

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

We are excited to announce a $100,000 commitment toward Census 2020 organizing in Brooklyn. With grants to the Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College and the New York Immigration Coalition, we will help to ensure that the $600 billion in federal funding allocated through the Census count information is distributed fairly and accurately.

Michelina Ferrara
Coordinator, Brooklyn Youth Fellowship

While celebrating the theme of justice and healing, the Brooklyn Youth Fellows presented the 2018 recipients of The Youth Voice Awards in a ceremony held at the Foundation on Friday, June 8th.

Cecilia Clarke
President & CEO

The heart wrenching reports of parents being separated from their children at the border are being echoed right here in Brooklyn. 

Jenny Walski
Director of Individual Giving

This year’s Spark Prize Committee is made up of people from all walks of life across Brooklyn, including but not limited to filmmakers, writers, attorneys and olympic medalists!