The police killing of George Floyd has awakened a national movement for structural justice and an end to systemic racism. Justice Oregon for Black Lives, a five-year, $25 million initiative to uplift Black Oregonians, leadership and organizations is a commitment to harness the momentum toward racial justice by deepening investment in Black-led and Black-serving organizations, community well-being and lasting strategic change.


Justice Oregon for Black Lives: A five-year, $25 million commitment

Meyer president & CEO Michelle J. DePass reflects on the foundation's Justice Oregon for Black Lives initiative, the largest initiative in Meyer’s 38-year history

Read Michelle's statement

Meyer condemns anti-Blackness and racism

Meyer's board of trustees acknowledges the role of anti-Blackness in Oregon’s history and actively seek ways to combat it through grantmaking

Read the statement from Meyer board chair Toya Fick

Change is possible now: Justice Oregon

Director of Programs & Strategy Kaberi Banerjee Murthy details Meyer’s $25 million investment to advance racial justice for Black Oregonians

Read Kaberi's blog


This initiative is an emerging strategy, review our FAQs page to find the latest information

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