Even well after her tenure ended at Heman Street Elementary School, Rhoda Sike's passion for teaching never wavered and she found a way to continue making an impact on students.
Ahmeed Turner explains how and why we prioritize with our staff the importance of learning about and practicing equity.
Guest writer Angela Outlaw-Matheny from Crewcial Partners explains how her personal experiences influenced her work in diversifying the investment managers in our portfolio.
Qiana Williams, program officer, shows us how participatory budgeting is helping residents form solutions to community problems.
Jan Lane, senior philanthropic advisor, explains the ways that leaving a legacy can help you address social justice causes.
Minister Mark D. Muhammad, Ed.D. tells his personal story of struggles growing up in Syracuse and how serving as a member of the Black Equity & Excellence Fund Advisory Committee is helping him to make a difference.
Monica Merante explains why we are capturing new data on our donors to help improve our equity efforts going forward.
Hear from Marie Norkett, CFP®, Wealth Advisor, SageView Advisory Group, on how she “pops the question.”
For children who are eager to spend time with their friends but have physical impairments, playgrounds can represent a physical reminder of what separates, rather than what brings together. The North Syracuse Early Education Program (NSEEP) recognized how essential the role of a playground is...
It’s common to see adults with visual or physical impairments engaging in adaptive recreational activities, but there is often a lack of opportunity for youth—most notably on the sports field. The Upstate Foundation's "Blind Sport Expo" is changing that.