Since the pandemic began, a surge of families has joined thousands of others in the struggle to make ends meet.
It is critical that we ensure small businesses owned by people of color and women have equal opportunities for success.
Philanthropy is evolving to use its knowledge and influence to change systems that have left millions behind for generations.
Ensuring access to education that leads to family sustaining wages must be a top priority to increase equitable economic mobility.
Supporting resident engagement, resident leadership, and resident participation is vital to strengthening communities.
Everyone benefits when communities provide artists with capacity building, funding and
sustainable structures to highlight their work and create consistent opportunities.
When police training is informed by community perspectives, officers build the skills needed to balance the demands of public safety and the best interests of youth and diverse communities of color.
We can break the cycle of disinvestment in urban neighborhoods, offering everyone opportunities to benefit from neighborhood growth and vitality.
To meet our mission at the Hartford Foundation, we ask: what does a vibrant community look and feel like?