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Darren Walker announces the appointment of a foundation program officer based in Detroit—working alongside communities and leaders to ensure that the people of Detroit are shaping how their neighborhoods are developed.

Darren Walker discusses how jails like Rikers Island perpetuate inequality and injustice and embody the broken criminal justice system in America.

Announced on Monday, this year's Pulitzer winners included Ford Foundation grantees in several categories. 

Various media outlets cover the Ford Foundation's commitment of $1 billion of our endowment toward mission-related investments.

NPR examines the Bard Prison Initiative, which pairs graduates with employers to give them yearlong professional positions, and the Ford Foundation's participation in the program.

The Washington Post covers Darren Walker's lecture at the Kennedy Center, and Arts Advocacy Day sponsored by Americans for the Arts. Opinion pieces highlighting the importance of arts funding are also featured in the Hill and the Houston Chronicle.

On this episode of the weekly Fortt Knox podcast, Darren Walker talks to Jon Fortt about the importance of empathy and understanding in creating meaningful change.

Ford Foundation president Darren Walker is one of 170 new inductees into Fast Company's Most Creative People list.

WNYC interviewed award-winning poet and director of Creativity and Free Expression Elizabeth Alexander on the importance of art to the Obama administration.

in this Town & Country op-ed, Darren talks about Princess Mabel of the Netherlands and her quest to end child marriage.

In a special program about the American dream, Diane Sawyer chronicles the new reality of millions of Americans who are working harder than ever but struggling to stay in the middle class.

The Ford Foundation's Hilary Pennington and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation's Fay Twersky discuss how the feedback movement helps nonprofits build better, more effective programs.