Akonadi Foundation

March Newsletter

March 26, 2019

From the President ‘Tell Her’ Akonadi’s 2019 Racial Justice Poster Beloved Community Fund Grant Awards Benchmark ‘Mapping Report’ Wins Award FROM THE PRESIDENT The last few months have been a busy time for us as– after 20 years of grantmaking to support racial justice movement building in Oakland, we are getting ready to go all in on ending the criminalization of people and youth of color in Alameda County.
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Categories: #BelovedCommunity, #rjpp, Akonadi Foundation, Beloved Community Fund, Criminal Justice, Culture, Juvenile Justice, Lateefah Simon, Newsletters, Oakland, Philanthropy, Racial Justice

2019 Racial Justice Poster “Tell Her” by Juana Alicia

March 21, 2019

Commissioned by the foundation, Alicia’s poster depicts poet and activist Chinaka Hodge and the closing line of her poem “What will you tell your daughters about 2016?”   March 21, 2019 Oakland, CA —Akonadi Foundation today unveiled the 11th Annual Racial Justice Poster Project commissioned by Akonadi from renowned artist, Chicanx social justice activist, and teacher Juana Alicia.
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Categories: #rjpp, Akonadi Foundation

Our Movement’s Love, Resiliency, and Fight

December 22, 2018

December 20, 2018 From the President
$1.3 million awarded to Arc Toward Justice Grantees
Oakland, A Beacon of Cultural Brilliance
Investing in Healing and Safety FROM THE PRESIDENT 2018 proved to be a difficult year, challenged by untimely deaths of dear community members and an onslaught of repressive policies from the White House.
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Categories: #BelovedCommunity, #SoLoveCanWin, Akonadi Foundation, Arc Toward Justice, Newsletters, Oakland, Philanthropy, Racial Justice