Strengthening Democracy and Fighting Disinformation

June 18, 2022

NPR: Poor People’s Campaign Rallies in Washington To Mobilize Low-income Voters

On a Saturday in June, religious and pro-democracy groups, climate activists, labor unions, and more banded together in a rally urging low-income voters to participate in […]
March 9, 2022

Rev. William Barber II, Leader of WGF Grantee the Poor People’s Campaign, Profiled in NYT

Leader of Wallace Global Fund grantee the Poor People’s Campaign, Reverend William Barber II, was recently profiled in an Op-Ed in the New York Times. This […]
January 29, 2022

“Young People on the State of the Nation” Survey Results Are In

Alliance for Youth Organizing, in partnership with Civiqs, has released the results of their survey “Young People on the State of the Nation” in which they […]
November 15, 2021

WaPo: Conspiracy theories are an election security threat, new report says

“Conspiracy theories and phony fraud claims are one of the biggest threats to secure elections whose results are accepted by the American people, a report out […]
June 2, 2021

Read Media Matters’ Latest Report on Facebook and Trump

Kayla Gogarty of Media Matters writes: “Facebook keeps touting its labels as a proactive response to misinformation spread on the platform, even though internal and external […]
May 28, 2021

Read the Brennan Center for Justice’s Most Recent Update on Voting Rights Attacks in the States

The Brennan Center for Justice is working hard to protect all Americans’ right to vote. “States have already enacted more than 20 laws this year that […]
March 1, 2021

Read Rashad Robinson’s Piece in USA Today on the Racist History of the Filibuster

Rashad Robinson is the President of Color of Change, one of WGF’s movement partners. “All of these measures of social, economic, racial and civic justice would benefit […]
May 29, 2020

WGF Statement on Violence and Systemic Racism Within Criminal Legal System

Wallace Global Fund stands against all forms of oppression and injustice. We condemn racism and white supremacy and recognize their long legacy in this country – […]
May 12, 2020

Inside Philanthropy: It’s Time for an Emergency Charity Stimulus

Lawmakers are considering an “emergency charity stimulus” in order to unlock an additional $200 billion in charitable resources over the next three years. The temporary legislation […]