Foundations Must Conquer Myths in Order to Lead on Diversity Issues

April marks anniversaries of gulfs and bridges in American history. One hundred fifty years ago this month, the first shots were fired in the Civil War. April is also the month we commemorate the signing of the first federal law against housing discrimination more than 40 years ago.

As our country continues to grapple with questions of diversity, division, and justice—on immigration issues and anti-Muslim violence, to name just two examples in the headlines—organized