Achieving just and robust community is often not possible without addressing the institutional practices which have, in many cases, facilitated injustice.
The Wagner Foundation supports institutional change in the interest of overcoming historical and cultural bias. This includes criminal justice reform, policies protecting basic human rights, equitable education opportunities, and programs which confront barriers to historically disenfranchised communities. Pursuing institutional fairness is ambitious, complex, and ever-changing; but the aim is to establish fair practices that grant everyone a real chance to learn and grow.
Wagner Foundation stands with the black community against the defining power of institutional racism in our criminal justice system and society at large. The murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and many others demand that officials embrace systemic reform. This must include serving justice for these crimes while confronting the legacy […]
August 1, 2018 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOSTON – The Wagner Foundation, a private Boston-based foundation, announced today that it is supporting international medical charity Partners In Health with a $15 million grant. The award represents the largest donation to any entity in the Wagner Foundation’s 13-year history, and will enable Partners In Health to […]
PIVOT works in partnership with communities in resource-poor areas by combining accessible and comprehensive healthcare services with rigorous scientific research to save lives and break cycles of poverty and disease. PIVOT integrates data with healthcare programs to measure the impact on the population they serve, produce knowledge for improving and scaling the model, and advance […]
Integrate Health’s mission is to end preventable deaths in forgotten communities. They wish to prove that a better standard of healthcare is possible and affordable, even in the world’s most neglected communities. Integrate Health has developed a proven primary healthcare approach that delivers improved health outcomes while strengthening the national healthcare system. Guided by patients […]
The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.
Partners In Health (PIH) strives to achieve two overarching goals: to bring the benefits of modern medical science to those most in need of them and to serve as an antidote to despair. The Wagner Foundation is not only a long-time supporter of PIH but has been influenced by its methodology and outlook. PIH’s remarkable […]