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Nov 24, 2014, 21:54 ET

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Statement on Ferguson Decision: Our nation must reject violence, strive toward racial equity, and embrace the common good in all

 In light of the today's grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation extends its support and appreciation for the...

Nov 21, 2014, 08:45 ET

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Statement of Support: Immigration reform will move communities and families forward; help children thrive

Last night, President Obama detailed his plans for executive action expected to benefit more than 5 million of the 11 million undocumented people...

Nov 07, 2014, 13:30 ET

Civil rights groups stand in solidarity and awe of young activists in Ferguson

This year has been punctuated by enraging acts that have devalued, debased and destroyed young Black and Brown lives – particularly the fatal...

Nov 06, 2014, 13:11 ET

W.K. Kellogg Foundation announces four vice presidents, two directors to leadership posts

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces the selection of four vice presidents and two directors. These leaders will make significant...

Sep 08, 2014, 11:05 ET

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Announces Key Senior Leadership Posts for Dr. Barbara Ferrer and Linh Nguyen

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced the selection of two key senior leadership executives. Dr. Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, the...

Sep 04, 2014, 15:30 ET

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Announces New Leadership Roles for Christopher, Thompson

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces new leadership responsibilities for two key executives, Dr. Gail C. Christopher and Carla D. Thompson,...

Aug 22, 2014, 11:00 ET

Statement on Ferguson, Missouri from La June Montgomery Tabron, president and CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, has once again focused attention on an unarmed person of color losing his life in a situation...

Aug 19, 2014, 15:43 ET
Black Breastfeeding Week (PRNewsFoto/W.K. Kellogg Foundation)

Black families "Step into the Booth" in celebration of Black Breastfeeding Week 2014

 Black Breastfeeding Week (August 25-31) is kicking off its second year with the launch of #BlackFamsRock, a unique social media experience...

Aug 04, 2014, 10:38 ET

W.K. Kellogg Foundation names three directors of programming and two program officers

 The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces the appointment of three directors to its leadership team: Felicia DeHaney, director of Education...

Jul 31, 2014, 06:00 ET

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation holds first-of-its-kind White House Symposium on Transformative Family Engagement

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) is proud to partner with the White House today to expand the national conversation about transformative family...

Jul 30, 2014, 08:38 ET

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Hosts Luncheon Race in America at NABJ Convention & Career Fair

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) will be hosting a luncheon on race in America at the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Convention...

Jun 06, 2014, 10:14 ET

Ross Comstock named vice president for information systems and technology at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces the selection of Ross Comstock as the vice president for technology and information systems. He will...

May 20, 2014, 08:00 ET

Michigan's Roots in Food and Community

More than 600 school food workers, farmers, advocates, public officials, food entrepreneurs, academics and others from around the nation are...

Apr 17, 2014, 00:01 ET

W.K. Kellogg Foundation announces recipients of $13.7 million investment to empower parents as leaders and key decision makers in education

 The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) is pleased to announce a total investment of $13.7 million to 30 exceptional organizations developing and...

Apr 15, 2014, 09:18 ET

WKKF launches web-based, racial equity resource guide

 The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced the launch of its online racial equity resource guide. The web-based, interactive solution...

Jan 28, 2014, 16:21 ET

Statement from W.K. Kellogg Foundation on commitment to Detroit's revitalization

 The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) has a longstanding commitment to children, families and communities. We realize that healthy and vibrant...

Jan 07, 2014, 09:45 ET

Donald G. Williamson named vice president of finance and treasurer for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Board of trustees also elects new board chair, trustees and officers   The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces the selection...

Dec 17, 2013, 11:11 ET

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Opens Local Detroit Office

New office helps staff partner with community leaders to better serve and support the city's children and families  The W.K. Kellogg...

Nov 22, 2013, 11:00 ET

W.K. Kellogg Foundation launches new fellowship program making a re-entry into leadership development

Aims to build a network of community leaders to address critical needs of vulnerable children  Today, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF)...

Nov 21, 2013, 15:44 ET

Alandra Washington named Kellogg Foundation's first director of quality and organizational effectiveness

 The W.K. Kellogg Foundation announced today that Alandra Washington, Ph.D., has been named the foundation's first director of quality and...