Free and equal in
dignity and rights.
Who Are We Now?
A Black Woman’s Meditation on the Second Anniversary
by Crystal Hayling
“What is important is to break out of the habit of blindness and to declare that what is happening now is not alright. That your comfort is not more important than Black life. And to speak up and bear witness. To accelerate the efforts we all promised two years ago to be advocates for racial justice. To keep uprooting white supremacy wherever we work or live. For me, that means the day-to-day work of chipping away at philanthropy’s racist past and building a future that is truly inclusive.”
Feedback Powers Trust:
Learnings from the Grantee Perception Report
by Jenny Herrera & Lilia Granillo
Why Grantee Feedback is so Important: The Libra Foundation is guided by a trust-based approach that centers relationships, shares power, removes barriers, and eliminates unnecessary requirements. We can learn if we are meeting these aims by receiving and reflecting on honest grantee feedback.
Advancing Social Justice
The Libra Foundation supports social justice movements that focus on transforming the criminal justice system, environmental and climate justice, and gender justice.
Meet Our Grantee Partners
The Libra team’s guiding principle is that those who are closest to the issues understand those issues the best. This means low-income communities of color building power from the ground up, engaging their local communities, and building strong national/transnational networks.
Founded in 2013, BYP100 is a member-based organization of Black youth activists creating justice and freedom for all Black people.
The State Voices network is a multiracial, multiethnic and multicultural community of advocates, activists, and organizers committed to building people power to transform the lives of our communities — especially those who experience oppression.
We believe that all people are born with equal and inalienable rights and fundamental freedoms, and have a right to live in a healthy environment and in peaceful, just, and equitable societies. Promoting these human rights is the highest purpose we can envision for the grantmaking of