Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation

July 2016

Piper Anderson
Founder, Create Forward

Piper Anderson, the founder Create Forward, shares how a “design thinking” approach to community engagement will enhance the next phase of our Neighborhood Strength initiative.

Liane Stegmaier
VP of Communications and Strategy

How are you spending your summer vacation? 

Sarah Williams
Board Member, Brooklyn Community Foundation

The more we know about the adolescent brain, the more we understand how hard it is for young people to assess risk, problem-solve, and control their impulses. It is no wonder that this stage of brain development puts young people in a world of trouble on a regular basis.

Kaberi Banerjee-Murthy
Vice President of Programs

In response to the unceasing assaults on black women and men across our country, Brooklyn Community Foundation invited all of our grantees to join in a circle for reflection last Friday morning.

The Mohbat Prize for Writing, supported through the Joseph E. Mohbat Fund, recognizes a talented Brooklyn high school senior.