We are dedicated to promoting racial equity to create deep and lasting change.
A long history of racial discrimination has led to inequities in housing, education, and more that prevent many from living a healthy and equitable life. We believe that understanding the truth of each other’s experiences and our county’s full history offers us the opportunity to grow both personally and as a community.
From the foundation’s beginning, we have committed to proactive and bold engagement in open discussions about issues of social and racial inequities. In order to build a brighter future for all Delaware County residents, we are dedicated to addressing racial inequity to create deep, lasting change.
In 2020 we initiated a Racial Equity Task Force that strives for a community in which justice and equity prevail for every individual, in every organization, and within our own foundation.
As is everyone else, the Racial Equity Task Force members are on a journey of learning and growth. Each member is motivated for different reasons, is at a different place on that journey, and finds inspiration in different resources. Sometimes those resources challenge, sometimes they are a reminder of painful personal experiences, sometimes they clarify and enlighten. We grow by stepping into and sharing ideas.