NEW YORK (AP) The Ms. Foundation for Women says it will put $25 million over five years toward organizations that are led by and focus on women and girls of color and also form its first-ever fund that will allow it to take a stronger stance on political and policy issues.
The women”s organization announced its new strategic plan on Tuesday.
Teresa Younger, the foundation”s president and CEO, says focusing on women and girls of color “will have the greatest ripple effect” in terms of what”s needed to bring about positive change in the U.S.
The plan also includes the creation of an arm of the foundation that will allow it to advocate on policy. The organization says that will include campaign strategies to push its signature issues.