“Silicon Valley is a region known for its great innovation, world-class technology and – as this past year has again reminded us – crushing disparities,” said Carmela Castellano-Garcia, president of Castellano Family Foundation. “The pandemic ravaged communities of color, especially Latinx communities, who faced unbeatable odds as essential workers, devastating losses as small businesses, and whose children were disproportionately impacted by the digital divide. Philanthropy has an opportunity to help correct systemic imbalances and get our communities on a better track.”

Read the full press release here: Press Release – May 18, 2021 | Silicon Valley Community Foundation (siliconvalleycf.org)

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