Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation


July 2019

Jameela Syed
Communications Manager (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
Vice President 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

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.

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.