Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation

July 2019

Jameela Syed
Development and Communications Associate (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
Director 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

Cecilia Clarke
President & CEO (She/Her/Hers)

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.

Amy Chou Sheikh
Senior Program Officer (She/Her/Hers)

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.