The Edward W. Hazen Foundation, a private foundation established in 1925, is committed to supporting organizing and leadership of young people and communities of color in dismantling structural inequity based on race and class.


We focus on organizations embedded in communities and grounded in the experiences of young people of color and seek change to transform the conditions of their lives. With our resources right now, we are building the movement by moving all our assets to the communities creating change—learn more.



The Edward W. Hazen Foundation’s Statement on the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on Texas v. United States

The decision by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is another blow for more than 800,000 young people for whom the United States is home. A decade after President Barack Obama signed the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive action, the future for its beneficiaries is still uncertain.