With Help From Ford and Arcus, a New Film Zeros in on Homeless LGBT Youth

Documentarians have long used the stories of LGBT people and their families to grow acceptance for the LGBT community. But few films, if any, have zeroed-in on the issue of family rejection like The Road Home, a Ford Foundation funded project to raise visibility about homeless LGBT youth.
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The Arcus Foundation Focuses on Outreach to Faith Communities

We've been following the Arcus Foundation's implementation of its new Social Justice Initiative for a few weeks now. The new initiative, announced in January, is to guide the foundation’s grant-making decisions for the next five to ten years. We have already seen the new personnel brought on to oversee the initiative. Now let's take a look at the first wave of grants under the new initiative.

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The Arcus Foundation Shifts Direction

Since 2000, the Arcus Foundation has been one of the major players in philanthropic giving to LGBT issues and efforts. Throughout 2012, the Foundation conducted an intensive review of its giving efforts, consulting with advocates, focus groups, and stakeholders. The goal was to develop a long-range strategy for how to focus the Foundation's giving efforts in the future.

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