“Find your voice” was the message from Angelecca Jackson, a past Oishei Scholar, in her keynote address to students at the Foundation’s annual Scholarship Luncheon to honor new and current Oishei Scholarship recipients.
The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York and The John R. Oishei Foundation sponsored program aims to bolster storytelling skills in community organizations.
Recognizing that we can only achieve our mission of enhancing economic vitality and quality of life for the Buffalo Niagara region if all people are afforded opportunities for success, The John R. Oishei Foundation is strongly committed to better understanding and addressing issues of racial equity to create greater opportunities for all.
To be a true catalyst for change, the Foundation is making an intentional commitment to tackle racial inequities and to ensure that our internal practices and our philanthropic decisions promote the elimination of racial equity gaps.
More than $8 Million Committed to Complement and Support Empire State Development’s $50 Million Capital Investment Recently Announced by Governor Cuomo to Boost the Capacity of Community Organizations