Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation


July 2019

Jameela Syed
Development and Communications Associate (She/Her/Hers)

We are pleased to officially announce the addition of Susannah Taylor to our Board of Directors, effective Friday, June 7, 2019.

Jenny Walski
Director of Donor Engagement (She/Her/Hers)

In advance of the ICE Raids announced for Sunday, July 14th donors responded quickly and stepped up to defend our immigrant friends and neighbors, raising $35K for our Immigrant Rights Fund

Cecilia Clarke
President & CEO (She/Her/Hers)

With the announcement of imminent ICE raids and deportations this weekend, Brooklyn’s 170,000 undocumented residents are in real danger. Families risk being ripped apart—but you can help.

Amy Chou-Sheikh
Senior Program Officer (She/Her/Hers)

We are delighted to announce seven new sustained response grants from our Immigrant Rights Fund that address long-term issues affecting Brooklyn's immigrant communities.