News & Events

2022 Year-end Report from Jennifer Meeropol

Dec 16, 2022
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This year has felt like a series of seemingly endless crises, from the pandemic to environmental calamity (fires and storms and floods to name just a few) to the frightening rise in antisemitic,… Read More

Guest Blog: A Message of Gratitude

Nov 22, 2022
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We are heading into the winter holidays on a high note: now that the second half of our granting season has concluded, we can proudly say that altogether we have been able to support a total of 86… Read More

Just Getting Started: Notes from Halfway Through My First Granting Cycle

Nov 08, 2022
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The last few weeks have been a flurry of activity at the RFC. As summer turned into fall, we received over 80 applications for support from activist parents and guardians all across the country. This… Read More

A New Adventure, A Timeless Mission: Hello From the RFC’s New Granting Coordinator

Sep 28, 2022
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One of my mother’s earliest childhood memories is hearing one name repeated over and over in conversations around her: “Rosenberg.” It’s no surprise that my mom grew up constantly aware of the… Read More

Guest Blog: Goodbye, RFC!

Sep 19, 2022
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By Tori Montemurro My two years at the Rosenberg Fund for Children as the Granting Coordinator have sadly come to an end, as I will be moving to Spain to teach English for the year. I am beyond… Read More

A Dozen New Families Join the RFC as Grants Approach $8.5 Million

Sep 07, 2022
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In our latest granting cycle, the RFC welcomed 12 new families to our beneficiary community, renewed funding for an additional 68 families, and awarded special grants and programs for beneficiaries… Read More

Anniversaries, Milestones and the End of Roe

Sep 07, 2022
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I’ve been thinking a lot about anniversaries and milestones recently. That’s not surprising, given that the RFC recently wrapped up an 18-plus month celebration of our 30th anniversary (delayed and… Read More

A Successful Pivot to Gathering Virtually

Sep 07, 2022
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The RFC is continuing to explore how to bring members of our community together while travel and gathering together still poses risk of COVID transmission. We are excited to announce that this summer… Read More

Help us Stand with Targeted Youth Activists

Sep 07, 2022
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In addition to supporting the children of targeted activists, the RFC also supports Targeted Activist Youth (TAY). These young people who faced harassment for their own organizing are eligible for… Read More

Exonerate Update

Sep 07, 2022
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The crush of national and international events continues to make it difficult to relaunch the Exonerate Ethel campaign. With the midterm elections on our doorstep, we are delaying further until after… Read More

Bequest Support Critical

Sep 07, 2022
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In their final letter to my father and uncle, my grandparents wrote that they were comforted in the sure knowledge that others would carry on after them. Almost 70 years later, the Rosenberg Fund for… Read More

Dreams for a Broken World

Sep 07, 2022
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We’re excited to announce that preorders are now open for Dreams for a Broken World, a collection of short stories edited by Julie Day and RFC Advisory Board member Ellen Meeropol. All the proceeds… Read More

Guest Blog: Lessons Learned from Virtual Programming

Aug 30, 2022
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My experiences over the last two years have been defined by three words: pivot, learn, and adapt. This summer was no exception, as I interned with the RFC and undertook virtual programming.

We're hiring! Full-time Granting Coordinator

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Aug 23, 2022
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We're hiring! Join the Rosenberg Fund staff as our next Granting Coordinator, and be a key player in our work supporting the children of targeted activists across the U.S.

“Pass the Mic” summer camp a labor of love for RFC families

Aug 10, 2022
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A core part of the RFC's mission is to combat the isolation that makes our grantees vulnerable and deepens the impact of the targeting they experience. And so we are thrilled that three RFC… Read More

Fifteen years, lots of memories

Jul 21, 2022
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Fifteen years ago (Saturday, July 23rd) was my first day of work at the RFC. I came onboard as the granting coordinator, supporting beneficiary families in applying for and utilizing grants for their… Read More

Rosenberg Sons File New FOIA Request of the NSA

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Jul 19, 2022
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On July 13th, 2022, the sons of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, Michael and Robert Meeropol, filed a new Freedom of Information Request (FOIA) of the National Security Agency (NSA) demanding all material… Read More

New book 'Dreams for a Broken World' to benefit the RFC

Jul 13, 2022
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The project began in January 2021. We’d been locked down for almost a year. My fourth novel had been launched into a pandemic-scourged virtual-only environment. Racial injustice and climate… Read More