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Marguerite Casey Foundation @CaseyGrants Headquartered in Seattle, WA

National foundation that exists to help low-income families strengthen their voice and mobilize their communities to achieve a more just and equitable society.

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Joined Twitter 6/6/13


This film documenting lives of Black trans youth was created to guide family conversations around #gender. Bear wit… https://t.co/EASx9BdgUWAaron Dorfman of @NCRP helps amplify @CaseyGrants' legacy of integrated voter engagement funding in… https://t.co/zMI5z5mxLs
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey Foundation#VoterEngagement #CivicEngagement https://t.co/4tqEFhMGjaMarguerite Casey Foundation is already investing nearly $5M in integrated #voter engagement this year, so that orga… https://t.co/f1Eyhj9z2CStudents in Miami are lifting their voices to advocate for gun safety in schools. Their inspiring advocacy demonstr… https://t.co/7GGUgCO1zX
2/21
2020
Today is World Day for #SocialJustice! This year's theme is “Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice… https://t.co/CObnIy7Q5b
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey Foundation“Sometimes family isn’t just blood.” Chapter 3 of our photo #documentary series features members of @IMANcentral's… https://t.co/hIGpZFJAo6Chris Gallegos faces challenges as a transgender Texas resident crossing the Mexican border daily. He spoke with gr… https://t.co/F49s3qPJtt
2/20
2020
For #BlackHistoryMonth 2020, take a look at the #BlackCensus report. @blackfutureslab talked to 30K+ Black people a… https://t.co/Ca8TAZxFVr
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationOver ten years ago, families from our grantee organizations came together to define the National Family Platform, w… https://t.co/p5GcZCs1t1Important #Amendment4 news. @CaseyGrants https://t.co/r2K15qaexN
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey Foundation12% of our current funding portfolio serves Native American families. As one of the 25 top national funders support… https://t.co/3CxQILuQKiThe U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued a decision today affirming that clients' right to vote ca… https://t.co/CYwdyWPlHF
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationBREAKING! The U.S. Court of Appeals affirms that voting cannot be contingent on one's ability to pay. This is a h… https://t.co/NXVVabBhnp
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationGrantee @WWUnited speaking up and educating warehouse district communities on their rights around fulfillment cente… https://t.co/w3FBx5M67Q
2/19
2020
.@BAJItweet centers Black immigrant racial, social and economic #justice in their work, reminding us that… https://t.co/W6qKHtI6Me
2/18
2020
Language has consequences. It's not only the Trump administration's policies—but also the hateful rhetoric—that are… https://t.co/Xbj7rhWyiF
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationPoverty is not a crime. We should be implementing common-sense policies to lift individuals and families out of pov… https://t.co/8WNFRuTKUZ
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2/17
2020
#KnowYourRights as an immigrant, and how to express them. More information (and in other languages) here: https://t.co/5ZALn7OR1C
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2/15
2020
@uccro Remembering Pastor Taylor, former Executive Director, who "was a front-line leader in fighting for… https://t.co/ZQoVMlzQvkThis #BlackHistoryMonth, it's important to remember racial #injustice in our nation's history. Honoring the past,… https://t.co/zgFTRCXwUyAs we approach the SC primary and Super Tuesday, @staceyabrams says,"Funding the Black Belt Regional Commission wou… https://t.co/Tuq2XgfCqs
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationIt's so important to have your voices heard. #Census2020 is one way our communities can speak up and gain resources… https://t.co/J51a6d4o8s“What are all of the things that you’re doing to build a strong foundation of community economic development?"… https://t.co/7yMRNG1eCJ
2/14
2020
This #BlackHistoryMonth, we honor the Black leadership that got us here. We also recognize that in too many ways, w… https://t.co/muJYNnO2LJ
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationMany policymakers fail to understand the intersectionality of environment, race, health, and the economy. "We don't… https://t.co/GZDkWXN3uD
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey Foundation @swopista @tewawomenunited @Somosunpueblo @NativeVoiceNet @NMAcequias @usbc123 @AIOAmbassadors @UrbanIndianNews New… https://t.co/WiBU7lsO4oThis past weekend, our Board of Directors gathered in Albuquerque, visiting with Southwest region grantees. In one… https://t.co/9mDxTQ96loLast night we celebrated new street lights & public lighting in Colonia Rincón Valle 3. We are rooted in connectin… https://t.co/bQPaOHjgeU
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationNavajo community members are raising awareness about the effects of #pollution on vulnerable communities in New Mex… https://t.co/tOWe5ezjAE.@AdHealthCenter director and @CaseyGrants board member Dr. Angela Diaz has co-authored a new book discussing the p… https://t.co/AqhpMSxNv6
2/13
2020
Today in 1968, African American sanitation workers went on strike in Memphis, Tennessee for better pay & safer work… https://t.co/sbEDd5sa0L
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationOur Organizational Assessment Activity (OA2) tool can help all organizations self-identify capacity strengths and e… https://t.co/9qSYpgBNOmChicago Grassroots Group Honored for Unifying Black and Brown Communities https://t.co/789VQKvIsC @caseygrants #africanamericans #latinx
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey Foundation“Food insecurity has costs. When we cut back on SNAP benefits, what that means is health care costs will increase,… https://t.co/SZMk7yCf6t
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationAn accurate #Census2020 count is very important for providing communities with needed resources and #representationhttps://t.co/zBD0Uiw7JRThank you to our friends at @BoardSource for sharing this great story about @CaseyGrants on the ground with its gra… https://t.co/CRlmTH58Hw
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationExamining #poverty requires active listening and recognition of real people's stories, not simply a reliance on dat… https://t.co/w6Nd4yXwAG
2/12
2020
Today is AAPI women's equal pay day, which marks the number of days into 2020 that AAPI women have to work to make… https://t.co/oaWhzuiLPI
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationOur mission is to nurture a movement of low-income families advocating for #change. Learn how our #grantmaking mode… https://t.co/CURHJSEwZkMichelle Alexander reminds us, "From mass incarceration to mass deportation, our nation remains in deep denial." Th… https://t.co/7AX326CR3X
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2/11
2020
Housing stability is necessary for all, especially young students with developing minds. The number of students exp… https://t.co/dVvgmwsUb2Powerful & emotional day as a @CaseyGrants board member whose made his departure as an extraordinary board chairman… https://t.co/arURkSEqG1
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationMonday Motivation #BlackHistoryMonth: These 19 black women fought for voting rights. We must carry the legacy o… https://t.co/tEpbdugjos
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationGrantee @UCCRO is honored with our eighth annual Patiño Moore Legacy Award! @UCCRO is recognized because the organi… https://t.co/r9jwtuxTcE
2/10
2020
The inaugural #BlackCensusProject invested in outreach to Black communities nationwide to identify important issues… https://t.co/52UVaLRDUoThe effects of climate change are not limited to increasing temperatures. Climate change also causes famine, severe… https://t.co/ixHhIL4qjp
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationLearn how El Paso was targeted by #immigration policy. @FrontlinePBS reports, featuring @ACLUTX, one of our Southwe… https://t.co/d5ASVRkEuAImportant read from the brilliant @saritasgupta on how domestic workers and service workers can teach us about tran… https://t.co/g4F73xlLdv
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey Foundation#Healthcare access is an important focus for grantee families. The National Family Platform states that we should a… https://t.co/Ce7l3TAaz4
2/7
2020
"Instead of warehousing people until their sentences end, Alabama should ensure they can participate in society whe… https://t.co/9zgJ8EQlAU
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationLast week, Berkeley became the first city to support @SBCCoalition's #NewBorderVision, an important step in creatin… https://t.co/WcaO6fmbw8Check out this video on the Fair Work initiative, featuring @kiwa4justice @BlackWkrCenter @domesticworkershttps://t.co/8ljTKbIfIU
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationWant to learn more about the positive impact of long-term general operating support and network-building in… https://t.co/dCFzud8BSz“Democracy only works if the voices of all families are genuinely heard in regular community discussions and at the… https://t.co/zGuKxtsPDt
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2/6
2020
Marguerite Casey Foundation made grants totaling $5M this year to strengthen democracy through voter engagement. Ov… https://t.co/V8GZK3iVKN"This is a housing revolution and Moms 4 Housing is in the trenches. Still, at the core, this is a movement grounde… https://t.co/11SzSewEkf
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationVoting is a right and one of the most important ways to participate in our democracy. That's why we have to fight a… https://t.co/8MGCqPVVUQ
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey Foundation.@CaseyGrants board member @MelodyCBarnes hosts a new #podcast focused on the social justice legacy of President Ly… https://t.co/s9PpUTvwfuGreta Thunberg just got nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for her work in climate activism. But she's not the only… https://t.co/zRnFIZIxOM
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationLast month, the @Spurs and @Patty_Mills celebrated their first Indigenous Night, paying tribute to local and intern… https://t.co/Ggp2JlzMCLWhen people in Appalachian VA + KY saw traveling photographer William Mullins coming, they'd shout "Here comes the… https://t.co/nwCECJNBa2
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey Foundation"Many former interns want to stay in the region, due to ties with family and the land. The struggle to stay is comm… https://t.co/ihjQNLxhl4
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2/5
2020
This #BlackHistoryMonth, we're highlighting EVN stories that showcase important organizing in Black communities. Le… https://t.co/xYBdQpvv0h"Since the census is only conducted every 10 years, the negative impacts of inaccurate counts will linger." Census… https://t.co/06fR3XHdZL
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationNew Blog! On the Ground with its Grantees - See how the Marguerite Casey Foundation's board's trips to visit grante… https://t.co/ljaRmterkz
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey Foundation#ICYMI: Chapter 3 of America's Family Album showcases family bonds and intergenerational connections at… https://t.co/8bkHUVkIn8Pretty cool piece encouraging unions of working people in the U.K. should start bargaining for the common good, tak… https://t.co/JTHLcl9bm2
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationOne way Kentuckians are leading the nation: providing training to Appalachian workers, easing the transition from… https://t.co/D6euaGpeJD
2/4
2020
We should all pay attention to this disparity among those experiencing #homelessness and consider the systemic caus… https://t.co/Eg6LEKCOQx
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationMarguerite Casey Foundation Develops #Philanthropy Leaders of Color https://t.co/Sj5HoQgdUz @CaseyGrants @LuzVegaMarquis #Latinx
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2/3
2020
"What matters is not just the quantity and distribution of resources and opportunities; it also matters a great dea… https://t.co/ccb2R5lFni
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2/1
2020
The Trump administration has proposed changes to #Medicaid, but who really relies on the joint federal-state progra… https://t.co/ZNhZvZzVr6The Jurupa Valley city council approved plans to reroute #diesel trucks out of Mira Loma, a temporary #pollution so… https://t.co/PYxXFV0knYNEW BLOG! See how the Marguerite Casey Foundation's board's trips to visit grantees has allowed the board to better… https://t.co/GQvmZltiU7
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey Foundation“Philanthropy needs to be proactive in strengthening democracy, movement building and families,” @LuzVegaMarquis, p… https://t.co/o5L1pnuJnfNo matter where or how you work: the future of work should be: ➡️Fair ➡️Inclusive ➡️Sustainable https://t.co/Bo2HzuhFHf
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1/31
2020
@AlabamaISJ "The conference was kicked off with a powerful message from MCF board member Dr. Jack Thomas, who encou… https://t.co/tmwLu6UAbiThe Alabama Equal Voice Network Conference this past weekend brought together over 150 AL #grassroots organizers an… https://t.co/3U6NptGlkzAll families should have access to #FairWork, including #FairWages and #FairScheduling. https://t.co/Wj1WuKiBXM
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey Foundation"If the city or local nonprofits could take over a sig number of these suddenly-available properties, it would be o… https://t.co/6DS1BvTaKJ
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationIn the January newsletter, President & CEO @LuzVegaMarquis shares her thoughts on #poverty and how language shapes… https://t.co/O2a0PtO5a7We should all pay attention to this disparity among those experiencing #homelessness and consider the systemic caus… https://t.co/Eg6LEKCOQx
1/30
2020
Leaders from all across the city building power & leadership in advancing justice in our communities! We kicked off… https://t.co/UaEgSiHm3x
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationIMAN FAMILY: Many of our Green ReEntry participants come to the program as strangers, and leave bonded as brothers,… https://t.co/y3TYOI5XDz
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey Foundation"Public health experts said that ultimately, making sure every child is covered by health insurance is the first st… https://t.co/E9FajGXnQwAt @imancentral, the Green ReEntry program builds community around a mission to help support men returning to soci… https://t.co/BJ2Ai7JGbYThis article from @NYTimes highlight's the @LUPE_rgv (grantee) lotería game that helps educate colonia residents on… https://t.co/P15U9nQKLD
1/29
2020
Our care needs are exploding, particularly in rural America. But persistently low wages and harsh immigration polic… https://t.co/WfaHTKDoaW
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey Foundation#MondayMotivation with @concreterosas of @ParentVoicesCA: “[N]ot being able to afford #childcare or #housing has a… https://t.co/aRMANv3mdc
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationMarguerite Casey Foundation builds power in communities through the Alabama Equal Voice Network, read more here:… https://t.co/7sVlFLuGmN
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1/28
2020
Read @AllianceSnDiego's resources below and learn more about #publiccharge concerns from Equal Voice News:… https://t.co/JoaIBgjbqGIn 2020, minimum wage will increase in 47 states. Thanks to movements like #Fightfor15 and #RaisetheWage, 7 million… https://t.co/th0gNVIagy‘La región de Inland Empire puede parecer más un reino perdido, escondido en la sombra llena de smog...Pero dentro… https://t.co/jD2jh9IhZT
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationThe National Family Platform emphasizes #CriminalJusticeReform as an organizing issue for our grantee families. Lea… https://t.co/sOdjIOO2vN
1/27
2020
Happy Lunar New Year! 2020 is the Year of the Rat, according to the Chinese zodiac. Here are images from the 2019 c… https://t.co/tZdRpc8Zju
1/25
2020
Ahead of Black History Month, learn how #technology has transformed into an activist tool in the Black community:… https://t.co/Amcp5DF2m5.@CaseyGrants reports on @AlabamaArise's efforts to combat a recent rise in the number of uninsured children in… https://t.co/5Z26PkxxzP
Retweeted by Marguerite Casey FoundationOur recent case study examines the impact of long-term general operating support and network-building from three gr… https://t.co/GxMvvRMXUYGeneral operating support is the most strategic and effective form of funding to provide to organizations, says… https://t.co/3dPXwxWI5n
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1/24
2020

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