National Juneteenth Celebration Foundation (NJCF) founder Ben Haith created the Juneteenth flag in 1997 to commemorate the day when news of Emancipation finally reached enslaved people in Texas on June 19, 1865.
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Commission on the Practice of Democratic Citizenship, co-chaired by Rockefeller Brothers Fund President Stephen Heintz, launched its final report with recommendations to reinvent U.S. democracy to be more representative, responsive, and effective.
The killing of George Floyd is the latest painful chapter in a brutal history America too often tries to dismiss and for too long has failed to overcome. We must act together to protect our common humanity.
Since committing to fully align our investments with our mission, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund has cut fossil fuel exposure to less than one percent of our portfolio. Financial performance over more than five years has outstripped the market benchmark.