Join us as we commemorate the birthday of philanthropist and businessman Julius Rosenwald, who would have been 157 years old today. We share his story in our film, Rosenwald, which was released in 2015.
Rosenwald to be shown in Oklahoma City
The Ciesla Foundation is excited to announce that Rosenwald will have a special screening at the Temple B’nai Israel in Oklahoma City, OK. The screening will take place on Sunday August 18th at 1:30 pm. The film will be followed by a talk about “Education and Justice: Understanding and Reawakening the Black-Jewish Partnership”. This was all made possible due to the cosponsorship of the Ralph Ellison Foundation. All are welcome, click here for more information.
Ford President, Rosenwald Donor Featured in the NYT
Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, contributed to the making of the bonus features for theRosenwald DVD. He continues to live in the spirit of Julius Rosenwaldthrough his extensive philanthropic work. The Ford Foundation’s giving is reminiscent of the Rosenwald Fund. Read about Walker’s work here!
More Rosenwald Events
Stay tuned for more exciting news about Rosenwald screenings and Julius Rosenwald themed events to be planned at Tuskegee University, in Alabama, and on the University of Chicago campus in September. Details to follow.