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March 1, 2023

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Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Kalamazoo: Impact Report 2017-2020

October 20, 2021

Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) is a comprehensive, national and community-based process developed by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and 174 national partners to identify and address the historic and contemporary effects of racism — to help communities heal and produce actionable, sustainable change.Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Kalamazoo, hosted by the Kalamazoo Community Foundation (KZCF), is a community-based movement to bring about transformational and sustainable change to address the historic and contemporary effects of racism. Kalamazoo is one of the original 14 TRHT locations nationwide, and one of four in Michigan (the others include Flint, Lansing and Battle Creek).TRHT was launched in 2016 by W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Learn more at

Power Beyond Measure: Reshaping the Research and Evaluation Landscape for Boys and Men of Color

January 1, 2021

Power Beyond Measure: Reshaping the Research and Evaluation Landscape for Boys and Men of Color is a new research agenda that outlines six strategies for advancing equity and opportunity for Boys and Men of Color (BMOC) in the U.S. These strategies and recommendations lift up ways to ensure their voices and perspectives are reflected in research and funding; to promote power and capacity-building in their communities; and to build more equitable, anti-racist research and evaluation systems.

Opciones Saludables: Outcome Evaluation of a Holistic Maternal Health Program

December 7, 2020

Opciones Saludables was a public health pilot program of Heartland Alliance, engagingmarginalized and hard-to-reach pregnant and parenting youth (PPY) at a critical tipping pointin their lives, along with their families, schools, and community organizations, in education andempowerment programming. The program aimed to reduce health disparities and increase thequality of life for young parents and their children now and in the future through direct service andsystems change.

Systemic Solutions Healthy Food Systems: A Government Guide to Action

October 1, 2020

This Guide to Government Action is part of a suite of materials that presents how narratives, policies, and practices across the food-health nexus can be transformed to promote human, ecological, and animal health and well-being. It is the result of a stakeholder-led engagement process that gathered insights and feedback from a diverse array of individuals and organizations within and across many contexts, scales, cultures, and geographies. This document is supported by Systemic Solutions for Healthy Food Systems: Approaches to Policy & Practice — a diverse catalogue of global case studies that can be used to further inform the recommendations set out in this guide. Users are also encouraged to read Food Systems Transformation — Promoting Human, Ecological, & Animal Health & Well-being: A Shared Vision & Narrative, which articulates a new vision and narrative for food systems that promote health.

Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation: Resources & Lessons from Three Years of Community Collaboration

August 1, 2020

As 14 TRHT places approach the fourth year of implementation, these seven knowledge briefs share progress on what has been learned so far in the 14 TRHT places – offering a glimpse into the opportunities, nuances and complexities of implementing a community-based TRHT.

One Journey: Racial Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

August 1, 2020

This guide is intended for foundations, nonprofit organizations, human resource professionals and any individual or organization looking to advance racial equity. In the sections that follow, we offer insight into our own racial equity journey as a resource for yours. We want to give you a better sense of the role of board leadership; how we approached reviews of internal policies and practices; and how and where we leverage our networks, research and voice. Whether you are exploring this related to your service – on a board of directors, as a member of senior leadership, as a human resources professional – or as an individual seeking to help your organization advance toward racial equity, this guide is for you.

Reflecting on the Past to Transform the Future: Lessons Learned from Grantmaking in Promoting Health Equity and Responding to Crisis

August 1, 2020

Some of the Kellogg Foundation's journey in health programming is illustrated in this Health Legacy essay. Additionally, three key international and national gatherings on the social determinants of health brought together health experts and community-based leaders to share models and lessons across gender, age, cultures, populations, geographies and institutions.These proceedings highlight a growing understanding of the interdependencies that shape community health:Salzburg Seminar: The Social & Economic Determinants of the Public's Health, April 2000Salzburg Seminar: The Social & Economic Determinants of the Public's Health, October 2001Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: Schools of Public Health Respond as Engaged Institutions, WKKF's 75th Anniversary Seminar on Public Health, April 2005As COVID-19 crossed the globe and led to closed international borders and stay-at-home orders, it has engendered a public health crisis unlike any other in generations. The pandemic highlights what has long been present yet invisible to many. Now the call for action to address health inequities is gaining traction in ever-widening circles. Given our longtime work with communities, experiences in emergency grantmaking and partnership with researchers and advocates to address health and social inequities, we offer the following framework and lessons from our journey.

Child Opportunity Index 2.0 Database

June 9, 2020

The Child Opportunity Index 2.0 (COI 2.0) is a composite index measured at the census tract level that captures neighborhood resources and conditions that matter for children's healthy development in a single metric. The index focuses on contemporary features of neighborhoods that are affecting children. It is based on 29 indicators spanning 3 domains: education, health and environment, and social and economic. COI 2.0 data is available for virtually all U.S. census tracts for 2010 and 2015. COI 2.0 is based on COI 1.0 which was released in 2014. Please refer to the technical document for more detailed information on how COI 2.0 was constructed. Replication materials are available on the Institute's Github page.

Indigenous Voices & Practices: Recommendations for Grantmaking to Native-led Organizations

April 8, 2020

This first-of-its kind report provides collective recommendations from established Native-led nonprofits of how grantmaking could be implemented to ensure success as defined by Indigenous communities.This report is a result of dedicated Indigenous leaders and practitioners from across the country who share their knowledge and expertise with funders, foundations and grantmaking organizations.Over the course of two days, Native leaders developed guiding recommendations and shared important insights to assist funders in their efforts to create meaningful, long-lasting relationships with Native-led organizations and the communities they serve. The intent is to inspire deeper relationships and to improve results as determined by Native and Indigenous communities themselves.

Lessons Learned and Best Practices for Advancing Employment and Economic Mobility for Families: Integrated Service Delivery

April 1, 2020

The Working Families Success Network report highlights best practices and lessons learned from 15 years of programming related to bundled, integrated services toward advancing employment, financial health and economic mobility for jobseekers.

Seeing with Fresh Eyes: Our DNA in Action, 2019 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Annual Report (En Español)

February 1, 2020

More than a dozen stories illustrate how grantees are advancing racial equity and racial healing, building trust through community engagement and demonstrating courageous leadership to widen equitable opportunities for children and their families. 

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