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Jun 19, 2015, 09:33 ET

Civil rights organizations issue joint statement on the shooting at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina

Leading national health, equity and civil rights groups, joining together as America Healing grantees of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, issued the...

Jun 19, 2015, 08:54 ET

Statement on Hate Crime Massacre in Charleston, South Carolina

On June 17th the nation bore witness to yet another senseless, violence-filled tragedy that took the lives of nine worshipers as they studied in...

May 28, 2015, 12:16 ET

W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Altarum Institute release "The Business Case for Racial Equity in Michigan"

 The Altarum Institute and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today released a report, "The Business Case for Racial Equity in Michigan," that...

May 06, 2015, 09:16 ET
W.K. Kellogg Foundation America Healing Conference panelists (L to R): Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund; Joseph Scantlebury, vice president for program strategy, Kellogg Foundation; Mary C. Curtis, an award-winning, multimedia journalist; Jeffrey Blackwell, chief of police, Cincinnati, Ohio; Melanca Clark, chief of staff, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Department of Justice; and Rachel Godsil, director of research, Perception Institute.

Experts advance solutions for healing relationships between law enforcement and communities of color at America Healing Conference

In the wake of multiple deaths of unarmed youths and people of color from encounters with the police, leading experts on policing and community...

May 04, 2015, 08:00 ET

W.K Kellogg Foundation's 2015 America Healing Conference: All Children Must Thrive

 As events in Baltimore raise the nation's consciousness about racism's impacts on human relationships, systems, structures and communities,...

Jan 22, 2015, 17:17 ET

Statement for Support: Providing equal opportunities for native children

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brian Cladoosby, president of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI),...

Jan 20, 2015, 23:54 ET

Statement of Support: Keeping kids at the center of our nation's priorities

At the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), we support policies that put children front and center. During tonight's State of the Union address,...

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...