Care work makes all other work possible, but it’s not treated that way. For years, advocates have called to redefine care in America and reimagine an economy that works for everyone, especially essential workers. A new fund, seeded by Ford, builds on those efforts to support a future grounded in care.
How does a social justice organization successfully expand across the US in a few short years? See how BUILD helped Alliance for Safety and Justice become resilient enough to make a bold expansion work, taking their successes in California across the country.
We share a singular and sacred duty to protect the right to vote—to safeguard our government of the people, by the people, for the people. In response to Georgia’s restrictive voting laws, Darren Walker joins more than 700 leaders in defense of democracy to protect every American’s right to vote.
In the midst of one of history’s most tumultuous years, president Darren Walker sat down with 60 Minutes’ Lesley Stahl to talk about the challenges facing the world and how we must reimagine philanthropy to answer the call for justice.
In our “post-truth” world, we are all overwhelmed by information. In-person interactions struggle to compete with the ceaseless barrage of push notifications popping up on our mobile devices. Attention, trust, and full presence are now among our scarcest resources.
Kevin Ryan joined the Ford Foundation’s Equitable Development team earlier this year, leading our grant making in Detroit. Here, the Detroit native talks about his family’s history in the city and region, the changes he’s seen in Detroit over the years, and the shape and scope of the foundation’s grant making there.
Global Program Officer, Civic Engagement and Government