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

Benchmark Report On Oakland Organizations Wins Award

March 26, 2019

Guest Blog post by Teri Gardiner, Kenneth Rainin Foundation | Mar 26, 2019 | Arts Blog Unity Council “2013 Day of the Dead.” Photo courtesy: Akonadi Foundation   “Mapping Small Arts and Culture Organizations of Color in Oakland,” a report commissioned by the Kenneth Rainin Foundation and Akonadi Foundation, won first place for external publication or report in PR News’ 2019 Nonprofit Awards.
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Categories: #BelovedCommunity, Culture, Oakland, Philanthropy

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