Director's blog

May 22, 2017

We just finished awarding over $190,000 in grants for the first half of 2017. In addition to the four new beneficiaries discussed in my previous blog , three more new families have joined the RFC community this spring.

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Apr 24, 2017

We’re in the midst of awarding our first grants of 2017 at the RFC. To date, four new grantees have joined the RFC community this spring and additional new applications are pending. So far, the new grantees include:

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Apr 12, 2017

One of things I’ve found fascinating about working in social justice organizations are the moments when an issue arises with so many implications for your work that information explodes from multiple channels and networks.

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Mar 16, 2017

Radical attorney and former political prisoner Lynne Stewart died Tuesday, March 7th at the age of 77 following an extended battle with cancer. In her lengthy career, this “people’s lawyer” defended Black Panthers, Weather Underground members and other outsiders.

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Mar 15, 2017

It’s been an extraordinary year since we announced the campaign to exonerate my grandmother in our spring 2016 newsletter.

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