Black Equity & Excellence Stories
A Band of Sisters for the Greater Good: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Iota Nu Omega Chapter
Giving Voice Spring 2023: Donor Story
The Black Equity & Excellence Advisory Council is charged with reviewing grant proposals and making funding recommendations as well as identifying gaps and opportunities to create a more equitable and economically inclusive Central New York for the Black community.
Seventeen grants from our Black Equity & Excellence Fund totaling $240,000 were distributed to support Black-led nonprofit organizations and projects that counteract systemic racism.
Last month’s Juneteenth parade, a city-wide expression of pride, brought together the Black community in a display of cultural recognition and social dialogue. Without the phenomenal work of Juneteenth Inc., the festival would not have touched as many hearts as it did.
Nikki R. Jones is creating and trailblazing a path for black women in her community.
Giving Voice Spring 2022: Cover Story
For Tamica Barnett, barbecues have the potential to uplift communities while creating a newfound sense of understanding and comradery.
Central New York is bursting with creativity; Black Media Mogul Maker seeks to amplify its potential.
NyShaun’s passion pours into my healthcare advocate vocation at all levels.
My mom taught me to value education and she always encouraged my siblings and me to take the baton to the next step.