Perspectives on Equity

Equity has become a popular phrase, but it means different things to different people. Here is a small collection of articles and reports about equity that resonate with staff at the Memorial Fund.

  • Leading with Equity
    Graustein Family’s Reflections on Equity
  • The Empathy Gap and How to Fill It
    Jessica Sager, executive director of All our Kin and Memorial Fund board member, reflects on how our lack of ability to recognize and respond to the feelings of others – especially people from different racial or ethnic groups – is paralyzing students’ ability to learn.
  • Police Brutality is an Education Justice Issue

    Ending police brutality, the criminalization of youth of color and the militarization of our communities is critical in building the safe, supportive and quality schools all young people deserve.

  • Unarmed Truth

    Association of Black Foundation Executives points a way forward for investments in the black community.

  • What is Social Justice Philanthropy?

    Susan Eaton, director of the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy and author of the Children in Room E4, shares her insight.