Grantees in the News, April 2021

The Heising-Simons Foundation is proud to regularly see its grantee partners featured in media outlets across the country, providing an expert voice on a timely issue or being highlighted for their accomplishments and hard work.

Here are some news items that have featured our grantees in April 2021:

The wage gap that threatens Biden’s climate plan
Politico
Grantee: BlueGreen Alliance
Program: Climate and Clean Energy

Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change
The New York Times
Grantee: Ceres
Program: Climate and Clean Energy

Biden unveils sweeping climate goal — and plans to meet it even if Congress won’t
Politico
Grantees: Rocky Mountain Institute, Center For American Progress, Natural Resources Defense Council, World Resources Institute
Program: Climate and Clean Energy

The U.S. Has a New Climate Goal. How Does It Stack Up Globally?
The New York Times
Grantee: Rhodium Group
Program: Climate and Clean Energy

Senate Votes to Restore Regulations on Climate-Warming Methane Emissions
NPR
Grantee: Environmental Defense Fund
Program: Climate and Clean Energy

Settlement is reached in lawsuit over 2020 Census deadlines
The Washington Post
Grantee: Brennan Center for Justice
Program: Community and Opportunity

Mothers anxious to break out of ‘she-cession’ and get back to work
CNN
Grantees: National Women’s Law Center, MomsRising
Program: Education

School: It’s Not Just for Kids Anymore
The New York Times
Grantee: Century Foundation
Program: Education

When LAUSD reopens schools, K-8 students will spend more time in child care than class
Los Angeles Times
Grantee: Center for the Study of Child Care Employment/ UC Berkeley
Program: Education

A 4-Year-Old Child Is Not a Problem. And Expulsion Is Not a Solution.
The New York Times
Grantees: Yale Child Study Center, Kidango
Program: Education

Nourishing My Nightmares
Medium
Grantee: Texas After Violence Project
Program: Human Rights

Broader US government surveillance powers won’t make us safer
ALJAZEERA
Grantee: Project South
Program: Human Rights

Their Lawsuit Prevented 400,000 Deportations. Now It’s Biden’s Call.
The New York Times Magazine
Grantee: National Day Laborers Organizing Network
Program: Human Rights

Emptying the tombs of the city jail
The Christian Century
Grantee: Southerners on New Ground
Program: Human Rights

‘Bittersweet moment’: Relief, calls for vigilance in the Triangle after Chauvin verdict
The News & Observer
Grantee: Carolina Justice Policy Center
Program: Human Rights

Beyond The Border, Fewer Immigrants Being Locked Up But ICE Still Pays For Empty Beds
NPR
Grantee: Detention Watch Network
Program: Human Rights

New Public Art Installation Encourages New Yorkers to ‘Release Their Burdens’
NBC New York
Grantee: Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya
Program: Science

Asian-American Artists, Now Activists, Push Back Against Hate
The New York Times
Grantee: Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya
Program: Science

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