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Statement on the Mapping Project

‘There’s no equity’: Nonprofit leaders of color say Giving Tuesday exacerbates barriers

Zakim Fund marks 25 years of funding positive change

The Boston Globe: Grateful for our community organizations, coming together for change

Boston Business Journal: Why We March: Eric Esteves of the Lenny Zakim Fund

Boston Business Journal: 5 Minutes With … Eric Esteves, new head of Lenny Zakim Fund

Jamaica Plain Gazette: The Lenny Zakim Fund Appoints Eric Esteves to Succeed Jude Goldman as Executive Director

Asylum, Refugee Status, & Deportation: Debunking Misinformation

Youth center leader builds on Roxbury roots

Attleboro’s best kept secret: On Common Ground

Black immigrants honored by Boston City Council

The Man Who’s Helping Defend Trans Issues at the Ballot in 2018.

$15K to grow gardening programs for schools, seniors

NeNe to give face time for Zakim Fund benefit

Como pressão de Trump sobre ‘cidades-santuário’ pode afetar brasileiros nos EUA?

The National Council and Families for Justice as Healing in Boston Join the Participatory Defense Network

Welcome to the Sajni Center. Lucy’s Love Bus opens healing space in Amesbury for kids with cancer

With one in four adult women experiencing threats or physical abuse from their intimate partners, Saheli makes a difference.

For low-wage workers, many obstacles to reporting sexual harassment

Events to Raise Awareness of Homicide Victim Survivors

Meet Charles C. Daniels Jr. and Samantha Fils-Daniels of Fathers’ Uplift in Roxbury

Plan calls for keeping primary guardians out of prison in nonviolent cases

Temp Agency Settles Overtime Case

Survivors Learn to Become Anti-trafficking Advocates

Zip Trip Lowell: Hometown Hero

‘Jiu-Jitsu Saved My Life’: Dorchester Gym Helps Youths With Struggles At Home

On deck: Summer baseball in Fields Corner 

Changing Lives Lives One Small Step at a TimeLawyers Clearing House

Only 10, Billerica Boy Shows Power of Caring

How an Undocumented UMass Boston Student Started a Scholarship for Others

See What Makes Us Tick: UTEC Hosts Social Enterprise Showcase

Why Tina Chery Forgave the Man Who Killed her Son

Immigrant and Refugee Students Learn About their Rights 

Undocumented Workers Demand Rights in a City Scarred by a Massive Raid

Massachusetts to Throw Out 12,000 Drug Convictions After State Chemist Tampers with Evidence

Bringing Classical Music to Underserved Boston Kids, One ‘Petting Zoo’ at a Time 

Making Airwaves 

Immigrants protest working conditions at Sid Wainer’s

Resilient Coders Making the Grade: Resilient Coders

Father’s Uplift: This Roxbury Nonprofit Wants Every Child to Grow Up with a Father

Boston Area Gleaners: Farmers Feed the Hungry through the Biblical Act of Gleaning

Families for Justice as Healing: Meet the Former Lawyer and Inmate Fighting for America’s Incarcerated Women 

Resources on COVID-19

6 Steps for Grant Makers to Take Now to Ensure Nonprofits Recover From Coronavirus Spread


A Call to Action: What nonprofits want you to know right now

A few things for nonprofits and foundations to consider in light of the Coronavirus

An Open Letter to our Allies in the Solidarity Philanthropy Community

Funders, this is the rainy day you have been saving up for

Disaster and Emergency Relief Resources

Now Is the Time for Philanthropy to Give More, Not Less

On the Frontlines of a Pandemic, Local Philanthropy Scrambles to Respond

Responses to the FLASH POLL on the impacts of COVID-19 on nonprofits

COVID-19⁠—Seven Things Philanthropy Can Do


Social Justice Funder’s Pledge

Supporting Our Unsung Heroes in a Moment of Crisis: Part 2

What Philanthropy Can Do Today to Support Grantees Through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis

COVID-19: What Nonprofits Should Do Right Now

Eight Steps for Managing Through Tough Times