The Edward W. Hazen Foundation’s statement on SCOTUS’s Overruling of Affirmative Action

By Gaby España on Thursday, June, 29th, 2023 in Newsroom.

Today’s decision by the Supreme Court to end affirmative action in college admissions is another devastating ruling by the Court. For decades, Black, Indigenous, and students of color have fought to access higher education. With this ruling, the Court underscores the white supremacist ideals this country was founded on.  By failing to recognize racism as a Read more…

The Edward W. Hazen Foundation: Black History Month Statement  

By Gaby España on Tuesday, February, 21st, 2023 in Newsroom.

As we come to the end of Black History Month, we must remember that Black history is not only about reflecting and honoring the past. It is also about the future and safeguarding generations of Black students’ right to learn about their history.   Right now, there is an attempt to whitewash African American history across Read more…

The Edward W. Hazen Foundation’s statement on Congress’ failure to protect DACA

By Gaby España on Tuesday, January, 10th, 2023 in Newsroom.

The Edward W. Hazen Foundation is deeply angered that members of Congress failed to forge a compromise that would have protected recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.   Throughout the country, youth-led organizations are urging lawmakers to provide a path to citizenship for two million immigrant youth. “This might’ve been the last Read more…