Google’s parent company, Alphabet, thinks science and data are key in advancing racial justice — and it’s putting up millions of dollars to prove it.
The tech giant’s philanthropic arm, Google.org, is pledging $11.5 million to U.S. organizations dedicated to racial justice and criminal justice reform. The grants will be distributed over the next three years to several different nonprofits and initiatives, all working toward racial equality and equity in innovative ways.
The new commitment marks the latest effort in this space from Google.org, which has provided $5 million in grants to racial justice innovators since 2015. Past recipients include Black Lives Matter cofounder Patrisse Cullors and the nonprofit Equal Justice Initiative. Read more…
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