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2014-09-08 12:28:42

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced the selection of two key senior leadership executives. Dr. Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, the acclaimed executive director of the Boston Public Health Commission, has been named chief strategy officer, effective Oct. 6, 2014. Linh Nguyen, currently WKKF's vice president for Learning & Impact and interim vice president for program strategy leading WKKF's place-based...

2014-09-04 16:27:16

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces new leadership responsibilities for two key executives, Dr. Gail C. Christopher and Carla D. Thompson, who will play larger, more integrated roles to help the foundation achieve its mission to support children, families and communities in creating and strengthening the conditions in which vulnerable children can succeed. Christopher, a vice president for program strategy, will...

2014-07-30 08:30:14

Luncheon will feature a conversation with award-winning journalist Ed Gordon & Harvard Law School professor Charles Ogletree BOSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) will be hosting a luncheon on race in America at the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Convention & Career Fair on July 31, 2014. During the 90-minute luncheon, Emmy award-winning journalist Ed Gordon will moderate a discussion with Harvard Law School...

2014-07-02 23:11:31

The funding will help The Denver Foundation deepen, leverage, and grow philanthropy among individuals and groups within Metro Denver communities of color. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The Denver Foundation believes that community change can be especially powerful when the people most impacted by issues lead in identifying and implementing solutions. The pervasive disparities in education, health care, affordable housing, and employment are among the many issues that the Foundation...

2014-06-06 12:26:19

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces the selection of Ross Comstock as the vice president for technology and information systems. He will join the foundation on June 16 and report to President and CEO La June Montgomery Tabron. Comstock will be a member of the foundation's executive team and will lead the foundation's information systems and technology functions. He also steps into an opportunity to align the IT...

2014-05-20 08:35:43

DETROIT, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 600 school food workers, farmers, advocates, public officials, food entrepreneurs, academics and others from around the nation are gathering this week in Detroit for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Food & Community "Harvesting Change" Gathering. The event takes place Tues., May 20 through Thurs., May 22, 2014. Through workshops and city site visits, participants are exploring ways to create a more equitable and sustainable food...

2014-04-15 08:26:56

Provides critical information toward healing racial inequities and eliminating structural racism BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced the launch of its online racial equity resource guide. The web-based, interactive solution provides individuals and organizations with access to extensive learning materials, tools and data on racial inequities, their impact on communities of color and the process for healing racial...

2014-03-12 12:33:53

Diversitydatakids.org--the first nationally comprehensive, interactive tool for data and policy analysis on child wellbeing across racial and ethnic groups. WALTHAM, Mass., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy (ICYFP) at Brandeis University's Heller School for Social Policy and Management has launched a new online data and analysis tool, providing unprecedented insight into wellbeing and equity among the ever-more diverse child...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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