Say His Name: Daunte Wright On Sunday afternoon, 20-year-old Daunte Wright was shot dead by a police officer, just a few miles from the trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer who killed George Floyd. George Floyd was an unarmed Black man who was accused of passing a bad $20 bill. Daunte Wright was pulled over for expired registration and
Partner to Stop the Hate for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders This past year has been deeply challenging and the events in Atlanta on Tuesday of this week in which eight people were murdered, including six Asian women, are a chilling example of our collective need for action. Atlanta reminds us to first acknowledge the victims of the shooting,
Press Release March 9, 2021 The East Bay Community Foundation Announces Kaiser Partnership for COVID-19 African American Educational Outreach The goal is to fill information gaps and foster trust for COVID-19 vaccines and prevention among communities most affected by the pandemic OAKLAND, Calif. – The COVID-19 pandemic has been deeply challenging to all of us, but especially communities of color.
A Call For Unity: Ending Violence In Asian American Communities Philanthropic Statement of Support We have recently witnessed several violent and hateful acts against Asian American people in the Bay Area and 2,808 documented anti-Asian hate incidents across the country. These vicious attacks are only the most recent and most visible examples of how Asian Americans have been targeted
“The past year has been a wake-up call for so many of us. I have had to manage some treatable health issues that have reminded me to slow down, take some time, and find greater balance in my life. I am deeply grateful for the meaningful and transformative work we have done together here at East Bay Community Foundation throughout
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2020 East Bay Community Foundation Receives $925,000 Grant from the Hewlett Foundation Oakland, December 10, 2020 – The East Bay Community Foundation announced that it has received an unrestricted general support grant for $925,000 from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation as part of Hewlett’s grantmaking commitment to address systemic racism. In
The Possibility of the Moment This has been an extremely challenging year, and yet as I write this note, I feel a sense of hope about the future and an extraordinary feeling of pride about what we as a community have accomplished in the face of tremendous adversity. This year we experienced a global pandemic, a deepening economic crisis, and
Important 2020 Giving Guidelines and Deadlines As our staff continues to work diligently to help you with your charitable goals and interests, please take note of the year-end deadlines and information below as you plan your year-end giving. Please note: EBCF’s offices will be closed for business 12/24/20 through 1/1/21. We will re-open on Monday, 1/4/21. Gifts received or postmarked