A member of the Somali Bantu
Women's Empowerment Project weaves palm leaves from Kenya to create baskets. The program advocates for economic equity and has helped advance the human dignity of women in the community. The project has received funding from the People of Color Fund, which is marking five years of grantmaking this year.
Photo Jill Brady Photography
Special education issue: Maine Ties, the foundation's newsletter, explores the broad spectrum of scholarships available for students of all ages.