Author: Suzi Emmerling

Japanese American National Museum Develops Lesson Plans for Instructions to All Persons Exhibition

Media Contacts Leslie Unger, 213-830-5690, lunger@janm.org Karen Denne, 310-954-5058, kdenne@broadfoundation.org Japanese American National Museum Develops Lesson Plans for Instructions to All Persons Exhibition LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2017—The Japanese American National Museum has developed a series of lesson plans for teachers to complement its Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive Order 9066 exhibition and… Read more »

On 10th Anniversary of Three Broad-Funded California Stem Cell Research Centers, Broad Foundation Announces $1 Million to Fund Innovative Pilot Research at UCLA, UCSF, USC

Media Contact Karen Denne, 310-954-5058, kdenne@broadfoundation.org On 10th Anniversary of Three Broad-Funded California Stem Cell Research Centers, Broad Foundation Announces $1 Million to Fund Innovative Pilot Research at UCLA, UCSF, USC LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3, 2017–On the 10th anniversary of the three California stem cell research centers funded by The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation,… Read more »

Eli Broad Letter Regarding Betsy DeVos’s Nomination for U.S. Secretary of Education

Eli Broad Letter Regarding Betsy DeVos’s Nomination for U.S. Secretary of Education Feb. 1, 2017 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate 317 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Charles E. Schumer Minority Leader U.S. Senate 322 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Re: Betsy DeVos Dear Senator McConnell and… Read more »

Eli Broad to U.S. Senate: Don’t Confirm Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary

Eli Broad to U.S. Senate: Don’t Confirm Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary February 1, 2017 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate 317 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Charles E. Schumer Minority Leader U.S. Senate 322 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Senator McConnell and Senator Schumer: The… Read more »

New JANM Exhibition to Feature Original Executive Order Authorizing WWII Incarceration of Japanese Americans, on Loan from the National Archives

Media Contact Karen Denne, 310-954-5058, kdenne@broadfoundation.org Leslie Unger, 213-830-5690, lunger@janm.org New JANM Exhibition to Feature Original Executive Order Authorizing WWII Incarceration of Japanese Americans, on Loan from the National Archives LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26, 2017—From Feb. 18 to Aug. 13, 2017, the Japanese American National Museum will present Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive… Read more »

Broad Foundation and Broad Center Employees Fill Stockings for Homeless Students Served by LAUSD Homeless Education Program

Media Contact Swati Pandey, 310-954-5049, spandey@broadfoundation.org Broad Foundation and Broad Center Employees Fill Stockings for Homeless Students Served by LAUSD Homeless Education Program LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22, 2016—For homeless students in Los Angeles, the holidays will be a little brighter, thanks to the gift of 250 stockings filled with toys, school supplies, toiletries and personalized… Read more »

Katharine “K.C.” Krieger Named Chief Investment Officer of The Broad Foundations

Media Contact Karen Denne, 310-954-5058, kdenne@broadfoundation.org Katharine “K.C.” Krieger Named Chief Investment Officer of The Broad Foundations LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8, 2016—The Broad Foundations announced today that Katharine “K.C.” Krieger has been named chief investment officer of its $2.5 billion portfolio, working closely with founder Eli Broad and the foundations’ investment committee, effective Jan. 1,… Read more »

Houston’s YES Prep Public Schools Wins Inaugural $250,000 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

Media Contacts Erica Lepping, 310-594-6880, elepping@broadfoundation.org Trisha Cornwell, 281-513-8149, trisha.cornwell@yesprep.org Houston’s YES Prep Public Schools Wins Inaugural $250,000 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools Demonstrated most outstanding academic performance among America’s urban charter school systems MINNEAPOLIS, June 21, 2012—The winner of the inaugural Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools is YES Prep Public Schools, a charter management… Read more »

Artist David Salle and Writer Hilton Als to be Featured in The Broad’s Un-Private Collection Series This Month

Media Contact Alex Capriotti, 213-232-6236, acapriotti@thebroad.org Artist David Salle and Writer Hilton Als to be Featured in The Broad’s Un-Private Collection Series This Month David Salle, photo by Robert Wright; Hilton Als, photo by Dominique Nabokov LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12, 2016—The Broad announced today that artist David Salle will be in conversation with writer Hilton… Read more »

Broad Foundation and Broad Center Send Team to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Help Families, Schools Rebuild After Flood

Media Contact Swati Pandey, 310-954-5049, spandey@broadfoundation.org Broad Foundation and Broad Center Send Team to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Help Families, Schools Rebuild After Flood LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21, 2016—In response to the August flooding in Louisiana that claimed 13 lives, displaced thousands of families, destroyed more than 100,000 homes and forced the closure of 22… Read more »