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The Community Foundation’s 5forCNY initiative, which invites community members to give back to the region by setting aside a portion of their assets for Central New York charities, immediately resonated with Michael and Susan Meath.

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In July, the Everson hosted Frank Buffalo Hyde’s first solo exhibit in New York State, created to dismantle stereotypes and invite audiences to re-think the portrayal of Indigenous people and culture in society and media.

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State-of-the-art resources and one-on-one coaching are being offered to 17 organizations that are primarily serving socially, culturally and economically diverse residents.

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Seventeen Black Equity & Excellence Fun grants, totaling $238,200, distributed to Black-led organizations.

Frank Ridzi tells us about a new racial equity section on CNY Vitals, our 'state of the community' website.

Yeisha Núñez-Denson, tells us about her experience joining our efforts toward an equitable internal work culture and helping lead our book read discussion. Una de nuestras empleadas más nuevas, Yeisha Núñez-Denson, nos cuenta sobre su experiencia al unirse a nuestros esfuerzos hacia una cultura laboral...

Juliet Maloff, senior communications officer, explains how we are shifting some of our storytelling to give more voice to the community.

Bea González, board of directors vice-chair, explains how proximate leadership is a driving element of our new strategic plan.

We invite you to explore new data disaggregated by race on CNY Vitals in the context of the structural and systemic racism that underlies these disparities.

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Giving Voice Spring 2023: Cover Story