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Alan Rabinowitz Bibliography and Philanthropy Publications

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Identifier: MSS141
Scope and Contents The most important component of the collection is an annotated bibliography of progressive philanthropy addressed to Brenda Burk in 2008, which is listed as the first item in the collection. Other materials include a variety of publications relating to social justice issues and progressive philanthropic organizations that Rabinowitz collected during the course of his life. Newsletters, working papers, and reports form the bulk of the collection. Materials are organized in alphabetical order...

Indianapolis Peace and Justice Center Records

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Identifier: MSS106
Scope and Contents The collection contains two series: the Indianapolis Peace and Justice Journal and Peace Works. The Indianapolis Peace and Justice Journal contains the physical copies of the IPJC's publication from 1983-2014 that are now available digitally. The Peace Works series contains the U-Matic cassettes that contain the public access television show. These cassettes are currently being digitized and will be available online after scanning is completed.

JEHT Foundation Records

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Identifier: MSS089
Overview The JEHT Foundation was established in 2000 by its trustees based on the core values behind its proposed mission: “justice, equality, human dignity, and tolerance.” Most of their efforts focused on grant making and advocacy in support of community justice, and by 2008, JEHT advertised its primary areas of interest as: 1) criminal justice; 2) juvenile justice; 3) international justice; and 4) fair and participatory elections. The Foundation was forced to cease operations in December of 2008...

Larry Kressley Papers

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Identifier: MSS129
Scope and Contents The Larry Kressley Papers contain correspondence, speeches, records of international travel, documentation of his promotion to executive director, and his retirement. Of particular interest are the records relating to the renovation and rededication of the True Reformer building, which contain several VHS tapes. Also included are organization for which he served on a volunteer basis, including the D.C. Private Industry Council, the Council on Foundations, and the National Network of...

National Network of Grantmakers (NNG) Records

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Identifier: MSS064
Overview The National Network of Grantmakers (NNG) is an organization formed in 1980 to bring together individuals committed to the idea that a “fully functioning democracy depends upon involved and empowered citizens who share both the responsibilities and benefits of society.” It was a progressive-minded organization committed to social, economic, and environmental justice.

Records include board and committee records, program files, correspondence, financial records, and publications.

Quixote Foundation Records

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Identifier: MSS117
Overview The Quixote Foundation was established by Arthur Stuart Hanisch as a family foundation in 1997, and after his death in 2002 the organization adopted a limited-life strategy that resulted in full expenditure of all philanthropic funds by 2017. The foundation espoused a progressive world view, with a majority of grantees working for media reform, election integrity, reproductive rights, environmental equity, and social equality.The records consist predominantly of grant files, with...

Rockit Fund Records

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Identifier: MSS077
Scope and Contents The Rockit Fund records include primarily board meeting minutes and grant and program files. The collection is organized into five series: Board Meetings, Grant Files, Exploratory Projects, Consultants, and Right to Vote Project files. The Exploratory Projects series includes the research of consultants and referrals from the JEHT Foundation; the Consultants series includes contracts, correspondence, and some project-related research; the Right to Vote Project files include...