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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