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September 12, 2016
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Ford Joins Growing List of Grant Makers Focused on People With Disabilities

Benjamin Norman, The New York Times, Redux

Darren Walker, the Ford Foundation's president, said the grant maker exhibited "narrow-mindedness" and bias in not initially incorporating disability issues into its organization-wide focus on inequality.

Saying it made a major mistake by overlooking the needs of people with disabilities in revamping its programs to focus on inequality, the Ford Foundation pledge Monday to undertake a top-to-bottom review of its policies and practices on the issue.

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