News & Updates

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Choreographer Jeremy McQueen (left) and dancers from the Black Iris Project performing a scene from Madiba, about the life of Nelson Mandela. (Photo: Fred Charles)

Summer Snapshots: Public Performances at The Pocantico Center

This summer, The Pocantico Center’s open-air stage hosted a diverse group of dancers and musicians, including Jeremy McQueen’s Black Iris Project, the A Palo Seco flamenco ensemble, the Lark Theatre’s Sweethearts of Swing, and Joshua Beamish’s MOVETHECOMPANY.

Expanding Our Outreach to Increase Mission-Aligned Investing Dollars

The Fund is pleased to support the advancement of mission-aligned investing practices by joining the newly expanded U.S. Impact Investing Alliance, as well as to partner with Mission Investors Exchange as a member of its inaugural class of sustaining members.

President Stephen Heintz and Trustee Heather McGhee Named in 2017 NonProfit Times ‘Power & Influence Top 50’

Stephen Heintz and Heather McGhee, president of Demos and a trustee of the RBF, were both included on the NonProfit Times’ annual list of top 50 sector leaders.

The Iran Project Releases Statement in Support of the JCPOA and Diplomacy

Along with former diplomats and leaders from the national security community, The Iran Project issued a statement recommending the U.S. not withdraw from the nuclear deal and instead pursue a comprehensive policy that furthers U.S. national security interests and pushes back against Iran’s threatening actions in the region.
The three students writing reports at the dining table of the Marcel Breuer House, which also hosts scholars- and artists-in-residence.

Sculpture Conservation Students Go Hands-On at Pocantico

This spring, art conservation students from three universities in Mexico participated in a residency at The Pocantico Center to develop their skills on its outdoor sculpture collection, and visited collections, studios, museums, and labs around New York City.

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