The William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund is pleased to announce a grant totaling $1,000,000 to the Fund for the Movement for Black Lives (M4BL). The grant represents a five-year commitment to supporting the work of M4BL, with $200,000 being disbursed…+
Justice Literacy Blog
Justice Literacy is the Memorial Fund’s signature program that engages staff and the communities we serve in learning experiences meant to deepen our shared understanding of how to work together to create equity in education and a more just, inclusive society.
Through continued education on intersectional issues related to education, culture, race and class, we become better equipped to take on the difficult and necessary work of transforming our local communities and our state.
As I walk into the class, the students are sitting and waiting patiently for me to begin. “Buenas Dias Miss Lani!” the kids say in unison.+
The first time I learned of Dr. Nadine Burke Harris was three years ago when I watched her TED talk on the impacts of childhood trauma, and I was floored. I had never heard such a clear and compelling presentation of the ways trauma can affect the…+