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July 17, 2023

Recent Grantee Spotlights

Center for Black Educator Development
Center for Black Educator Development was featured in a PBS Newshour story on why developing and recruiting more Black teachers is especially important for Black students to earn their degrees. Read more about Barra’s connection to CBED.

College Together
College Together was featured in The Philadelphia Citizen for its partnership with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) to help often-overlooked students get to college without amassing debt. Read about Barra’s support of College Together.

Philly Rise
Philly Rise was profiled on CNBC for its work to offer developers of color a unique opportunity to build new homes and their businesses through recruitment, training, support and access to capital. Read more about Barra’s partnership with Philly Rise.

Writers Room
Writers Room is looking for artists and scholars across Philadelphia whose work engages story or narrative to advance social change through its UnMapping project. All artists and scholars at any stage in the creative process can apply. Learn about Barra’s support of Writers Room.