Tag: racism

We Must Combat these Racial Disparities Facing TX Kids and Families

As the national conversation about racism continues — and as coronavirus disproportionately harms people of color due to longstanding health disparities, jobs that can’t be done safely from home, and more — we wanted to take a moment to share with you a few of the racial disparities in Texas that affect Black children and other children of color. We’ve pulled together a small… Read more »

Walmart Making a Difference in Racial Equity

In our 50-plus years as a company, it rings true more each year that the world’s challenges are our challenges. The global health crisis has tested all of us in recent months, and the racial violence in the U.S. – in particular, the murder of George Floyd – is tragic, painful and unacceptable. Today, on what would have been our Associate and Shareholder Celebration,… Read more »

Jordan Brand and Michael Jordan Statement on Commitment to the Black Community

Jordan Brand is us, the Black Community.  Jordan Brand is more than one man. It has always been a family. We represent a proud family that has overcome obstacles, fought against discrimination in communities worldwide and that works every day to erase the stain of racism and the damage of injustice.  The will, the work, the excellence the world has come to know is… Read more »

Sony Music Launches $100 Million Fund to Support Social Justice, Anti-Racist Initiatives

Sony Music Group has announced the launch of a $100 million fund to support social justice and anti-racist initiatives around the world. The company — which includes all of its recorded-music and content divisions and music-publishing company — will immediately begin to donate to organizations that foster equal rights, according to the announcement. In making the announcement, Rob Stringer, Chairman, Sony Music Group, said,… Read more »

Warner Music Group, Blavatnik Family Foundation Announce $100 Million Fund to Support the Music Community and Groups Promoting Social Justice

Warner Music Group, its directors and management, and the Blavatnik Family Foundation announced today a $100 million fund to support charitable causes related to the music industry, social justice and campaigns against violence and racism. An advisory panel made up of appointees from Warner Music Group and the Blavatnik Family Foundation will establish procedures to identify and support those in the music community, and… Read more »

New CEP Research Sheds Light on Nonprofits’ Diversity Efforts

A new research report out from the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), titled Nonprofit Diversity Efforts: Current Practices and the Role of Foundations, shares nonprofit leaders’ views on their diversity pursuits — and how their foundation funders are interacting with or supporting them in this area. The report includes data on topics such as how diversity relates to the work of nonprofits, how foundations… Read more »