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Hazen Foundation President Lori Bezahler in The Hechinger Report

By Hazen Foundation on Monday, July, 25th, 2022 in Newsroom.

President Biden recently signed the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act into law, providing $100 million for ‘‘Community Oriented Policing Services Programs,” the same programs that put more than 6,500 police officers in schools since the Columbine school shooting. But we know more police do not make schools safer. Hazen Foundation President, Lori Bezahler calls for restorative Read more…


EDWARD W. HAZEN FOUNDATION FAST TRACKS $2.8 MILLION IN GRANTS TO SUPPORT GRANTEES RESPONDING TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR

By Rosio on Thursday, April, 30th, 2020 in Newsroom.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2020 CONTACT: Kari Hudnell, 609-668-0560, kari@abpartners.co EDWARD W. HAZEN FOUNDATION FAST TRACKS $2.8 MILLION IN GRANTS TO SUPPORT GRANTEES RESPONDING TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR NEW YORK – Today, the Edward W. Hazen Foundation, a private foundation supporting communities of color fighting for educational equity and racial justice, Read more…


Edward W. Hazen Foundation announces fall 2019 grants totaling $5.45 million as part of 5 year spend-down plan

By Rosio on Tuesday, December, 17th, 2019 in Newsroom.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 17, 2019 CONTACT: Christina Peña-Brower, 917-584-3530,  christina@abpartners.co   Edward W. Hazen Foundation announces fall 2019 grants  totaling $5.45 million as part of 5 year spend-down plan    The grantees are a collection of grassroots organizations working  across the United States, with a focus on youth, educational justice, and racial justice   NEW Read more…


Alliance for Quality Education Announces New Executive Director

By Rosio on Tuesday, October, 29th, 2019 in Newsroom.

Statewide education advocacy organization the Alliance for Quality Education announced today that Jasmine Gripper will be taking on the role of executive director in January 2020. Gripper will be taking over from Billy Easton, who is stepping down after leading the organization since 2005. Gripper currently serves as legislative director of AQE, and will be Read more…


Lawmakers Eye Changing School Funding Formula Amid High Stakes For City

By Rosio on Monday, October, 28th, 2019 in Newsroom.

Last legislative session, the state’s newly minted Democratic majority vowed to follow through on campaign promises to boost education funding through foundation aid. But to the disappointment of advocates, such as the Alliance for Quality Education, the group that backed the 2007 lawsuit against the state, the funding increase remained static from the year before. Read more…


Senate panel to hear Foundation Aid issues

By Rosio on Monday, October, 28th, 2019 in Newsroom.

The Alliance for Quality Education put out a new report on Foundation Aid ahead of today’s state Senate round table discussion on the issue at Yonkers Riverfront Library from 10 am to 2 pm. State lawmakers have so thoroughly ignored the Foundation Aid funding formula that it exists “in name only,” according to a report released Wednesday by Read more…


Juvenile prison took more than five hours to evacuate

By Rosio on Monday, October, 28th, 2019 in Newsroom.

Kim McGill, an organizer with the Youth Justice Coalition, an organization that works with families of the incarcerated youth, told the Guardian that parents were were worried and struggling to get information as the fire spread. “There’s just not the same urgency when people are locked up. It seems county officials aren’t thinking about the Read more…


We should be alarmed by schools’ creepy plan to monitor students – By Lori Bezahler

By Phillip on Monday, October, 21st, 2019 in Newsroom.

This year, students in Florida headed back to school for reading, writing and a new Big Brother. The Florida Schools Safety Portal, a statewide database, will collect, sort and analyze sensitive data about students to share with law enforcement. Created in response to the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, the portal is described Read more…


An unspeakable act puts pressure on CPD to solve cases involving missing women and girls

By Phillip on Tuesday, September, 10th, 2019 in Newsroom.

On Saturday, May 25, “Mother’s Opposed to Violence Everywhere” (MOVE) will partner with the Kenwood-Oakland Community Organization (KOCO) to hold a citywide conference to address the issue of missing women and girls in the Chicago area. “We want to offer safety precautions that we think will help in aiding our young ladies, whether it’s self-defense Read more…


Whether for or against a parcel tax, parents and advocates want more money for schools — but they don’t yet trust LAUSD to be a ‘good steward’

By Phillip on Tuesday, September, 3rd, 2019 in Newsroom.

Parents and community advocates are divided on L.A. Unified’s Measure EE, a parcel tax on the June ballot that would raise about $500 million a year over a 12-year period for schools. However, a common thread connects them: They agree schools need more funding, but there’s also “distrust” over whether the district would use the money to advance Read more…