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    Learning by Visiting: Marguerite Casey Foundation Board Meetings

    by Zeeba Khalili

    Sunday morning began with a tour through Little Haiti, 3.5 square miles comprising the oldest neighborhood of people of Haitian descent in Florida — and one of the largest communities of Haitians in the U.S. Riding in a long yellow school bus, Marguerite Casey Foundation board …

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  • New Research on Latinx Communities in Kent County

    New Report Illustrates the Status of Latinx Communities in Kent County, Mich.

    by Rachel Borashko

    This blog and the research it shares were produced alongside Field Focus: Inclusive Strategies for Prosperity, a digital series to explore philanthropy’s role in inclusive economic development and community prosperity.

    Inclusive growth is about ensuring prosperity for all. It’s about decreasing inequities and …

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