The mission of the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund is to achieve equity in education by working with those affected and inspiring all to end racism and poverty.

Justice for Immigrant and
Asylum-seeking Families

We call for the immediate reunification of the over 2,000 children separated from their families. The U.S. government must provide the resources to help these families begin to heal from the violence we have caused them.

Liberation and Healing

Lisa Graustein recently presented on how the process of genocide – actual and symbolic – is woven into the fabric of our nation’s key institutions, including our education system.

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More Family Reflections »


New Director of Educational Strategy »
The Memorial Fund announces the appointment of William Johnson as the Director of Educational Strategy.

Responsive Grants Invitation »
The Memorial Fund is offering immediate support to communities in Connecticut responding to current and emerging threats, trauma and/or harassment related to manifestations of hate and bias and oppression.