Displacement Fears: Arts Funders and the Dilemma of Urban Gentrification

Displacement Fears: Arts Funders and the Dilemma of Urban Gentrification

With housing costs rising, long-term urban residents often perceive artists as the first wave of gentrification that will eventually displace them. How are arts funders and nonprofits trying to navigate this highly charged environment?

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Keeping Up: Behind a Foundation's Growing Push on Early Childhood Learning

Keeping Up: Behind a Foundation's Growing Push on Early Childhood Learning

Once the youngest school kids fall behind in literacy, they rarely catch up. The Kenneth Rainin Foundation wants to make sure that doesn't happen in Oakland, and it's ramping up grantmaking.   

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