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Deaconess Foundation announces the promotion of Constance Harper, Esq. to Vice President of Policy, Advocacy, and Strategic Initiatives

Constance Harper, Esq. (she/her) has been promoted to Vice President of Policy, Advocacy, and Strategic Initiatives at Deaconess Foundation. As the former Director of Advocacy and Freedom Schools, with more than five years at the organization, Harper brings a breadth of experience and learnings into her new role. As Vice President of Policy, Advocacy, and...
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St. Louis Regional Racial Healing + Justice Fund Aims to Invest $800,000 in Community this Fall

The Community Governance Board will disperse the largest sum of grants in the Fund’s history to local Black and Brown-led community initiatives ST. LOUIS, MO (August 22, 2022) – Today, the Community Governance Board (CGB) of the St. Louis Regional Racial Healing + Justice Fund launched the Fund’s third grant cycle with a goal of...
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Philanthropy Today July 2022

Inside Philanthropy Article Features Deaconess President & CEO

We’re excited to share this article, “You Are Worthy; Let’s Go.” A Racial Justice Fund in St. Louis Plans a 100-Year Commitment to Change, from Inside Philanthropy featuring Deaconess President & CEO Bethany Johnson-Javois. Read the full article (pdf)...
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St. Louis Regional Racial Healing + Justice Fund Announces Community Governance Board

Residents of the Bi-State Area Direct Investments for Community Healing ST. LOUIS, MO (April 27, 2022) – The St. Louis Regional Racial Healing + Justice Fund announced today its Community Governance Board (CGB) for the 2022-2023 grant period. The 14-member board consists of St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and St. Clair County community members...
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