Meet Our Donors

Meet Our Donors

“We are at a time in our lives of de-accessioning and divestment of privilege. It is possible for us now—and compelling—literally to spread the wealth.”

Belden and Pamela Daniels, Donors

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Joseph Corcoran
Vitas mori. Albus orexiss ducunt ad gabalium. Ubi est altus nomen? Liberi de castus bubo, pugna species! Persuadere diligenter ducunt ad bi-color barcas.

Joseph Corcoran: Developing the Vision to Transform a Child's Life

When Stanford University economist Raj Chetty presented his “Equality of Opportunity Project” at a major Centennial conference held by the Boston Foundation in 2015, he said that living in neighborhoods that are home to mixed-income families can “literally transform a child’s life.”  Joseph E. Corcoran has known that intuitively since he was a child. A man far ahead of his time, he grew up the youngest of eight children, born to Irish immigrant parents in a mixed-income neighborhood in Dorchester.

Meet Joe Corcoran