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Division, Diversity, and Democracy

“The wall that matters already stands: the spiritual wall that divides us a nation and a people.” Stephen Heintz argues that while historic diversity has contributed to the division in our politics, it can also strengthen our democracy.

Movement Building for Structural Change

In November 2018 the Fund's board of trustees approved a new strategy to support movement building for systemic reform of democratic institutions to advance economic and racial justice.

Stephen Heintz Accepts 2018 Distinguished Service Award

Accepting the Council on Foundations 2018 Distinguished Service Award, RBF President Stephen Heintz offered remarks on the state of philanthropy in these turbulent times.
An image of vapor emitting from the towers of a coal plant in England with the sun setting behind them

RBF Progress on Fossil Fuel Divestment

As of June 30, 2019, the Fund’s total fossil fuel exposure is estimated to be 1.0 percent.

Us/we performed by Jessica Lang Dance company at its November 2018 world premiere in Philadelphia, with imagery by artist José Parlá. (Photo by Vikki Sloviter.)

Jessica Lang Dance Company Showcases Collaborative Approach at Pocantico

In addition to participating in a week-long residency to develop a new piece called 'us/we' in tandem with artist José Parlá, the company performed excerpts from their repertoire as well as a preview of new works.

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