Our annual Celebration of Giving
held on 9.28.21
Featuring special guest:
Author of The Sum of Us and social justice activist
Watch Jay Williams' opening speech:
Hear from special guest Heather McGhee:
We were thrilled to have Heather McGhee, social justice advocate and author of The Sum of Us, join us as a special guest.
How Allies Can Fight Against Systemic Racism
How Silence Sustains Structural Racism
The Fundamental Question of Our Time
Featured videos from the event:
Greater Together Community Funds
Supporting Small Businesses During the Pandemic
Meet our new staff:
Hear from our newest staff about exciting initiatives taking place at the Foundation.
CT Urban Opportunity Collaborative
Civic and Resident Engagement
A welcome message from our Board Chair
Ted Sergi, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Hartford Foundation, welcomes attendees to Greater Together 2021 and talks about the importance of community.
MUsical PErformance: Artists of Color Accelerate
Viewers of Greater Together 2021 were welcomed by an original, pre-recorded performance by Hartford artists Tang Sauce, Royael and chad browne-springer. All three performers are part of the inaugural class of Artists of Color Accelerate fellows.
Greater Together 2021: Pre-Show
Viewers who logged on to our livestream early were treated to a pre-recorded performance from Ray Gonzalez Latin Jazz Quintet.