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Thriving Families and
Social Justice

Historic barriers to opportunity for both individuals and families must be removed to fully realize human potential. We strive toward a more just community and society that eliminate the conditions that create human need or limit fundamental rights. Consequently, we invest in growth and development opportunities for historically marginalized people at critical life junctures, such as pre-natal and early childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, and when entering the workforce or forming a family. We support public policies that reduce poverty, that strengthen family economic stability and that secure equitable access to basic human needs such as food, shelter, and health care—particularly primary, behavioral, and reproductive. We pursue equitable treatment for both juveniles and adults in the civil and criminal justice systems plagued by racial disparities. We promote fair tax and fiscal policies which establish the framework for all public investment and the equitable use of data to accurately reflect the lived experience of society’s most marginalized populations.

MARCIA EGBERT
Program Director,
Thriving Families and Social Justice

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Awarded Grants

MDRC New York, New York Operating support. $80,000 over 2 years

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