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    Pursuing Justice for People and the Planet.

Tree of Life Synagogue, 10/30/18 by Heather Mull

The Nathan Cummings Foundation is a multigenerational family foundation, rooted in the Jewish tradition of social justice, working to create a more just, vibrant, sustainable, and democratic society. We partner with social movements, organizations and individuals who have creative and catalytic solutions to climate change and inequality.


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