Hilary Pennington profiled in Crain's

Crain’s New York Business profiles Hilary Pennington, the foundation’s vice president of Education, Creativity, and Free Expression. “I have an acute sense that you can be born with privileges that you don’t deserve,” Hilary says, explaining the roots of her commitment to social justice—and how the funding for education, arts, and media she oversees can foster the movements that create social change.

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