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Funders’ News and Chat Through Sunday - January 17

Coral reefs provide shelter to 25% of marine life.

Threats from climate change and human presence could wipe out all coral reef ecosystems by 2050 – including Tubastraea floreana in the Galápagos. @Bertarelli_fdn

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Who gets prioritized for a #COVID19 vaccine?

States are taking different approaches to balancing the desire to vaccinate those at greater risk with the need to ensure a fast and effective process.

Our new analysis examines differences across states:

“Needs don’t go away just because a virus is out there—they multiply.” See how two sisters stepped up their support during the pandemic when many people stepped back.

Structural #racism stifles Black businesses, and we all suffer from an underperforming economy as a result. We can invest in Black businesses & neighborhoods in ways that combat #COVID19 & restore value that racism has extracted. @andreperryedu @_cromer043

Honoring health care workers is not enough—we must work to protect them. How governments, health systems, and funders can #ProtectHealthWorkers better:

Canada’s #boreal is not an empty wilderness.

It sustains hundreds of Indigenous communities, including the Misipawistik Cree, who have been environmental stewards of the forest for millennia.

"An idea begins with an individual and they share the idea with more individuals. Eventually it becomes a movement." - Christopher Reeve
Become a Reeve Foundation advocate. #JoinReeve

Join @NMAAHC virtually on Monday for its annual #MLKDay Celebration, A People’s Holiday. Beginning at 4 p.m. ET, this jazz & poetry concert will feature musician & composer Christian McBride with poet Evie Shockley and students from The Julliard School.

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Our review of 30 studies finds characteristics of #LongTermCare facilities associated with COVID-19 cases & deaths include:
- having a relatively large share of Black or Hispanic residents
- for-profit status
- large number of beds
- urban location

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Scholars warn that the president-elect faces a tough road as he tries to address police reform and racism in an increasingly divided nation.

Good news: The Ivory Coast created its first-ever marine protected area—with more to come in the future. via @AlakeTope

.@YouthService supports youth leadership on #MLKDay2021. Thirty Lead Agencies, 70+ projects and 20,000 youth are already signed up to volunteer safely. We are proud to support this work. Visit to find out how you can get involved and #LeadASAP!

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“Crises are a moment in time, and an effective response has a much longer tail.”

Hear from Trust President Lorie Slutsky as she addresses #COVID19, the role of community foundations in a major crisis, and the need for effective long-term planning.

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"A review by a @propublica-@frontlinepbs team that has been tracking far-right movements for the past three years shows that the crowd included members of the Proud Boys and other groups with violent ideologies."

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