FEBRUARY 2020

BLACK HISTORY MONTH
& FUND UPDATES

February is Black History Month

“Success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” Michelle Obama

February news: A Major Announcement

The Steve Fund, a leading organization focused on supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color, announced today that it has been named a founding member of the Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health [The Alliance]. The Alliance, led by the Morgan Stanley Foundation, will build and scale proven efforts and innovative ideas that strategically address the most pressing issues related to the mental health of young people.

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25th Annual Black Solidarity Conference

The Steve Fund was proud to participate as a sponsor of the 25th Annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale, February 2020.

Diversity Scholars

The Steve Fund is thrilled to partner with the National Center for Institutional Diversity on the next round of Pop-up Research & Scholarship grants! Pop-Up Grants provide an opportunity for scholars to actively engage in diversity research and scholarship around emerging or re-emerging social issues and quickly disseminate findings to the public.

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Self-Care Blog Series

Under Pressure: Colleges seek new ways to address the mental health crisis and boost student success

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Black History Fact

Did you know? Dr. James Durham was the first African American to formally practice medicine in the United States. Derham established his own medical practice in New Oreleans after securing his freedom at the age of 21. Learn more