Statement on US Cour of Appeals Fearless Fund Decision

Statement on U.S. Court of Appeals Fearless Fund Decision

The U.S. Court of Appeals recently suspended Fearless Fund’s grant program that supports Black women business owners. The ruling upholds the claim brought by the American Alliance for Equal Rights that the program is racially discriminatory. This decision is just the latest in a slew of legal battles that have been brought by anti-diversity groups...
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May Newsletter | The State of Black Maternal & Infant Vitality

Deaconess Community, With the celebration of Black Maternal Health Week, the vitality of our Black mothers, birthing people, babies, and families has been on my mind. In a recurring column published in The St. Louis American this week, I shared the following… As we enter this spring season, which is the earth’s way of reminding...
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Press Releases: 2024 Policy Campaign Award & Second Cohort Application Open for the Institute for Black Liberation

DEACONESS FOUNDATION AWARDS $100,000 TO ARCHCITY DEFENDERS FOR FREEDOM SUMMER STL This funding from the Foundation’s Policy Campaign Grant will support civic engagement, community organizing, and grassroots advocacy during this critical election year ST. LOUIS, MO – Deaconess Foundation (Deaconess) announces its award of $100,000 to ArchCity Defenders in support of Freedom Summer STL. This...
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March Newsletter | May This Be Your Fruit-Bearing Season

Deaconess Community, Joy has been on my mind, and I can sense that 2024 will be a season of fruit-bearing. In a recurring column published in The St. Louis American this week I shared the following… The calendar has turned, and the new year is off and running. We have the first months of 2024...
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