Tag: Social Justice

Houston Endowment has awarded $20 Million to local organizations working to achieve racial equity and social justice in Houston

In June 2020, the Houston Endowment Board of Directors and staff issued a statement in solidarity with the Black community and committed to tangible actions toward becoming an anti-racist community. These actions include deepening our engagement and investment in communities and local leaders of color, and lifting up organizations that are currently driving this work. Today we are announcing an initial infusion of resources… Read more »

Study: University New Orleans Jesuit Social Research Institute Issues 2017 JustSouth Index and Texas ranks 49th in poverty, racial disparity and immigrant exclusion

New report shows Louisiana ranks 51st on measures of social justice for second year in a row; spotlights the three most challenging issues facing the Gulf South – poverty, racial disparity and immigrant exclusion The 2017 JustSouth Index report issued today by Loyola University New Orleans’ Jesuit Social Research Institute (JSRI) reveals that Louisiana falls last in the nation (51st in the U.S. including… Read more »