Category: Racial Equity

YCCF’s Response to Events on January 6, 2021

The traumatic and violent events in Washington D.C. yesterday remind us of the deep and passionately held divisions in our country. In a democracy, debate is healthy but violence is unacceptable. Fair and equal treatment is also a principle of democracy. The stark differences in how yesterday’s protesters were treated compared to those protesting racial…


York County Community Foundation Launches Fund for Racial Equity Initiatives

York, PA — The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is taking a tangible step to advance racial equity in our community with the creation of a grant fund dedicated to support racial equity efforts. The Racial Equity Fund will have two components – a pool of resources to make grants now and a permanently endowed…


Op-Ed: Creating a Vibrant York County for Everyone

“Change is difficult, but often essential to survival.” – Les Brown The York County Community Foundation (YCCF) is dedicated to taking the necessary steps toward advancing racial equity in our community. As an organization, we are doing the work to identify the fundamental changes that are needed to allow YCCF to move in alignment with…