News and Updates
Read the latest news about Robert F. Smith’s philanthropy as well as events and news concerning his thought leadership, philanthropic partners and charitable initiatives.
How We Can Fix Racial Inequity in Healthcare
Understanding where discrimination and bias can occur in hospital visits is key for protecting patients. Learn how hospital surveys can be part of the solution.
SHRM Vista Equity Partners and NACD Launch Program to Increase Diverse Board Representation
SHRM partnered with NACD to launch a program to increase board representation among diverse groups of individuals in the country.
How the National Park Foundation Uplifts Communities
Learn more about Smith’s passion for the outdoors and what the National Park Foundation is doing to uplift communities across the country through nature.
REFORM Partners With the Columbia Justice Lab to Release Research
To ignite change, REFORM partnered with the Columbia Justice Lab to create and publish a special edition of the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
The U.S. Government’s Commitments to Boost Racial Parity in STEM
Racial equity in the STEM field is lagging, but the U.S. government is taking steps to improve it. Learn about what is being done to provide minority students with STEM opportunities.
Economic and Racial Disparities in Access to Nature
Communities of color are likely to live in nature-deprived regions. See what Lincoln Hills Cares is doing to provide opportunities for youth to explore green spaces.