Oral History

The Nathan Cummings Foundation

 

Oral History

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NCF Identity / Social Justice

"Passions Of Family, Trustees And Staff… A Focus For The Foundation"

Lance Lindblom
President / CEO, Nathan Cummings Foundation; 2000 to 2011

Rachel Durchslag
Board Vice Chair, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Art, Culture & Social Justice

"Seeding The Field Of Arts And Social Justice"

Claudine Brown
Former Director, Arts & Culture Program, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Maurine Knighton
Director, Arts & Culture Program, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Board Retreats

"A Hub to Connect - to Re-charge"

Michael Cummings
Trustee, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Jason Cummings
Associate, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Buddy Fund for Justice

"With Privilege Comes Responsibility"

Jaimie Mayer Phinney
Trustee, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Danielle Durchslag
Trustee, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Contemplative Practice

"Transformative impacts in Society"

Rachel Cowan
Former Director Jewish Life & Values Program, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Peter Teague
Director, Ecological Innovation / Contemplative Practice Program, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Death of Environmentalism

"Accelerating The Pace For Clean Energy"

Michael Schellenberger
President, The Breakthrough Institution

Peter Teague
Director, Ecological Innovation / Contemplative Practice Program, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Funding / Building Community Organization

"Positivity, Knowledge, Community & Future"

Khary Lazzare-White
Executive Director, Co-Founder, Brotherhood—SisterSol

Independent Trustees

"Never Felt Like An Outsider"

Andrew Lee
Trustee, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Ernest Tollerson
Trustee, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Inter-Generational

"Legacy: Values Of Kindness And Inclusion Shall Remain For The Welfare Of All People"

Beatrice Cummings Mayer
Trustee Emeritus

Jaimie Mayer Phinney
Trustee, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Robert N. Mayer
Trustee, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Jewish Social Justice: Building the Sector

"Legitimate Authentic Jewish Approach To Social Change"

Simon Greer
President / CEO, Jewish Fund For Justice; 2005 to 2011

Jennie Rosenn
Director, Jewish Life & Values Program, Nathan Cummings Foundation

New Leadership

"Permission To Take Chances; Make Mistakes And Be Who We Are"

Rachel Durchslag
Board Vice Chair, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Amy Sorensen
Associate, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Partnership in Israel

"Contributing to the better good of the country"

James K. Cummings
Chair of the Board, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Ruth Cummings
Trustee, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Voice of NCF Space

"Feeling The Energy Of The Community"

James K. Cummings
Chair of the Board, Nathan Cummings Foundation

M. Annette Ensley
Director of Administration & Human Resources, Nathan Cummings Foundation