The Building Movement Project’s report, On the Frontlines: Nonprofits Led by People of Color Confront COVID-19 and Structural Racism, shines a spotlight on how 2020’s social upheavals are affecting people of color-led (POC) nonprofit organizations and their communities, programs, leadership, and financial sustainability. The report also provides recommendations to strengthen these nonprofits, leaders of color, and their communities well beyond the crisis response and recovery period and for decades to come.
Today, Baltimore City Mayor Jack Young announced new relief for child care providers. Grant funding will be available to help them recover from the financial hit of being closed and operating under limited capacity.
U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in California made her ruling late Thursday, two days after hearing arguments from attorneys for the Census Bureau, and attorneys for civil rights groups and local governments that had sued the Census Bureau in an effort to halt the 2020 census from stopping at the end of the month. Attorneys for the civil rights groups and local governments said the shortened schedule would undercount residents in minority and hard-to-count communities.
Give Blck, a new digital platform that raises visibility for Black-founded nonprofits across America, launches today. The tool helps donors easily identify these organizations in order to drive more dollars to underfunded causes and help solve racial disparities in philanthropic funding.
On Friday, Governor Larry Hogan announced that the State of Maryland is renewing its successful partnership with The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation to implement the Affordable Rental Housing Opportunities for People with Disabilities initi
With public schools in our area beginning the year with virtual instruction, a new study finds that students are at risk of learning loss, and shows that Maryland is lacking on some key indicators.
Nonprofits that serve communities of color struggle to survive because of systemic racial disparities and biases. To surmount these challenges, we recommend seven approaches that have emerged from our work with these communities.
In the past five months that have seemed like an eternity, philanthropy has faced a reckoning on the deep racial inequities that plague society and our institutions at all levels.
Appeals of rulings by the Small Business Administration could add months to businesses’ efforts to see their Paycheck Protection Program loans forgiven.
It’s Black Business Month and the state is placing the spotlight on Maryland’s Black-owned businesses. WJZ’s Amy Kawata spoke to two popular businesses on why it’s so important to support them, especially now.