The National CARES Mentoring Movement received a $350,000 grant for racial healing as part of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's $75 million effort to tackle structural racism and promote racial healing.
National CARES Mentoring Movement (NCMM) board member and vice president of sales development and community affairs at Anheuser-Busch, Inc., Johnny Furr, was presented with the Keepers of the Dream Award, at the Keepers of the Dream Award Gala. The gala was sponsored by the National Action Network (NAN). The event took place on April 15 in New York City, also honored musician Wyclef Jean, Kimberly Davis, president of JPMorgan Chase Foundation, and Jeff Zucker, CEO of NBC Universal. Comedian and educator Bill Cosby was the keynote speaker.