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Apr 24, 2018, 06:00 ET Updated study outlines potential gains to U.S. economy and a pathway for economic growth

The United States economy could be $8 trillion larger by 2050 if the country eliminated racial disparities in health, education, incarceration and...


Feb 09, 2018, 09:00 ET Inspiring stories of communities championing change for children the focus of W.K. Kellogg Foundation 2017 Annual Report

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announced today the release of its 2017 annual report, featuring leadership letters, grantee stories, photos and...


Jan 26, 2018, 11:00 ET W.K. Kellogg Foundation announces new vice president and two new directors

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces the selection of a new vice president for communications and the promotion of two staff to director...


Jan 12, 2018, 11:00 ET Communities across the U.S. celebrate the second annual National Day of Racial Healing with concerts, proclamations and programs

On Jan. 16, communities across the country will celebrate the National Day of Racial Healing (#NDORH) with events and activities as distinct as...


Jan 12, 2018, 09:30 ET Free Admission into the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and Museum of Mississippi History in Honor of National Day of Racial Healing

In honor of the second annual National Day of Racial Healing (NDORH), the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) is supporting free admission for the...


Dec 18, 2017, 12:08 ET National Day of Racial Healing celebrates common humanity in song, stories and shared experiences

Concerts, museum events, storytelling and public proclamations are all planned as hundreds of W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) grantees, partners and...


Dec 09, 2017, 15:25 ET Speech at the Grand Opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

W.K. Kellogg Foundation President and CEO La June Montgomery Tabron delivered the following speech for the Museum of Mississippi History and the...


Oct 13, 2017, 12:53 ET W.K. Kellogg Foundation names Frank R. López as director of New Mexico programs

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces the selection of Frank R. López as its new director of New Mexico programs, effective Nov. 13, 2017....


Aug 22, 2017, 08:51 ET Embrace racial healing to change hearts and minds

Prior to the displays of hatred and the tragic loss of Heather Heyer, a young woman who seemingly embraced the virtues of healing, a transformation...


Jun 28, 2017, 07:00 ET W.K. Kellogg Foundation announces 14 Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation engagements throughout the United States

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced grant support to 14 places throughout the country where its co-designed, trailblazing...


May 24, 2017, 07:00 ET Fully Funded 2020 Census Essential to Racial Equity, Inclusive Democracy: Joint Statement from Leading Civil Rights and Racial Justice Organizations

The Census Bureau is headed toward a potential crisis after Congress allocated significantly less funding to the 2020 Census than experts say is...


May 05, 2017, 09:30 ET Grant Offers Historic Opportunity For Educational Equity And Quality In Battle Creek Public Schools

Today the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announced an unprecedented commitment to strengthen Battle Creek Public Schools (BCPS) so all...


Mar 06, 2017, 12:00 ET W.K. Kellogg Foundation releases 2016 annual report: "Real Change for Children: Creating Equitable Communities"

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces the release of its 2016 annual report: "Real Change for Children: Creating Equitable Communities."...


Jan 24, 2017, 13:30 ET USAID, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, GE Foundation announce Public/Private Partnership with the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation

A coalition of organizations including the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the GE...


Jan 12, 2017, 11:27 ET Communities coast-to-coast plan events for National Day of Racial Healing in United States on Jan. 17

Communities across the country are planning a wide-range of events to highlight the National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The day's...


Dec 13, 2016, 09:37 ET Two New Policy and Communications Hires Announced

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces the selection of Tonya Williams as its vice president for policy, communications and knowledge...


Sep 23, 2016, 14:05 ET Support for the Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

As a founding funder of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), we at the W.K. Kellogg...


Aug 09, 2016, 14:09 ET W.K. Kellogg Foundation announces more than $7 million in grants in support of Flint's children and families

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is awarding $7.1 million of support to more than a dozen nonprofits and organizations supporting the work of Flint's...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:00 ET W.K. Kellogg Foundation announces new director of racial equity and community engagement

 The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces the selection of Alvin Herring as its director of racial equity and community engagement....


Jul 21, 2016, 14:35 ET W.K. Kellogg Foundation President And CEO La June Montgomery Tabron Calls For Racial Healing And Unity In Speech To National Council Of La Raza

 La June Montgomery Tabron, president and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), will deliver a plenary address at the National Council of...


Jan 28, 2016, 06:00 ET Kellogg Foundation Leads a Broad Coalition to Launch Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Process Aimed at Addressing Centuries of Racial Inequities in the United States

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation launched its next step in pursuit of racial equity for the nation, an unprecedented Truth, Racial Healing...


Jan 21, 2016, 12:00 ET W.K. Kellogg Foundation Announces Creation of Two Senior Leadership Positions

 The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced the selection of two key senior leadership executives. Aranthan (AJ) Jones II has been...


Dec 17, 2015, 15:05 ET W.K. Kellogg Foundation names Dr. Cathann Kress as new trustee at annual meeting

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation today announced the election of a new trustee to its board of directors, a new board chair, as well as the re-election...


Sep 02, 2015, 08:00 ET W.K. Kellogg Foundation invests in workforce development programs to help families across the U.S. increase workforce mobility and achieve economic security

 The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced a total investment of $11.6 million to 14 community-based workforce organizations that have...


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...