Introducing the LIFTing Local Leaders Series

Lifting Local Leaders

By Madeline Porter, JBMF Program Associate “We believe that stories can be powerful tools of connection, empathy, and understanding. In a world driven by data, algorithms, and more data, we purposefully take a moment to step back, turn to our roots, and focus on the ancient art of storytelling. Stories connect us to what makes […]

Listening to Our Community: LIFT Partners Share 2020 Insights From The Front Lines

By Misty Avila, Program Officer – Civic Engagement “We envision a world where diverse experiences are embraced. Racial disparity accounts for wide gaps in education, health outcomes, and economic opportunity. We critically understand the impact of media and education on our society’s perceptions. We seek to create initiatives that birth new narratives.” – Jamillah Finley, […]