A Community in Pain Builds for the Future
A growth in anti-Asian racism during the COVID-19 pandemic has shined a stark spotlight on what has been a long history of inequity and discrimination. Now, Asian leaders are coming together to galvanize the community and invest in its future.
A Conversation with Paul Lee
Paul Lee, a longtime member of The Boston Foundation Board of Directors, was born in Boston's Chinatown and has spent his life working to improve the lives of Asian Americans in the city and region. He sits down to talk about his philanthropy and the beginnings of the Asian Community Fund.
The COVID Crisis a Year Later: On the Ground in Chelsea and East Boston
More than a year after the start of the pandemic, community leaders like Gladys Vega and Rita Lara are working to ensure a more equitable recovery in the Latino communities hardest hit by the coronavirus.
Giving Voice to the Abolitionists: An Anonymous Donor Helps to Resurrect History
The Boston Public Library brings the powerful words of 19th-century abolitionists to life, through a innovative partnership with Artists for Humanity and Boston Arts Academy. A Boston Foundation donor's investment made it all possible.
Getting Boston Students Moving After a Year of Remote Learning
The Boston Foundation launches a month-long partnership with youth activity partners to get students to run jump and play after a long year of pandemic learning. Learn more about what it takes to get Boston Back in Motion.
Explore highlighted recent live and online events hosted by the Foundation and its partners.