Hogg Foundation Blog
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For Black History Month, we feature an archival interview with Dr. Melvin Sikes, founder of UT Austin’s Center for Improvement of Intergroup Relations.
A statement by our executive director, Dr. Octavio N. Martinez, Jr., on an important change to the Hogg Policy Academy and Fellows initiative.
Guided by a focus on love, healing, and connection, the National Day of Racial Healing celebration was a day of engaging dialogue, healing circles, and creative activities that explored issues of racism, bias, inequity, injustice, and the intersections of race and well-being.
Because Medicaid is the largest payer of mental health and substance use care in the nation, Texans with mental health or substance use conditions who may lose coverage during this unwinding–erroneously or correctly–will lose out on life-saving care
Hogg Policy Academy and Policy Fellows to Focus on Child, Youth, and Family Mental Health and Well-being in Next Cohort
The 2024-25 cohort of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health Policy Academy and Policy Fellows initiative will focus on supporting child, youth, and family mental health and well-being.
Austin Justice Coalition & Hogg Foundation to hold National Day of Racial Healing Celebration during MLK Weekend
Austin Justice Coalition, together with the Hogg Foundation, will celebrate the 2024 National Day of Racial Healing with a special community event on Sunday, January 14th, 2024, at Northeast Early College High School,
It’s hard to ignore the seasonal emphasis on gratitude that surrounds holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Hannukah. But just what does it mean to be thankful? In this episode we speak with Dr. Bob Duke to discuss the practice of gratitude and explore its...
In November of 2023, the Hogg Foundation hired Emily Ibarra as its first-ever Program Fellow. In this role, she supports learning efforts around community development/public health throughout the foundation and with external stakeholders across Texas.
Mindful Philanthropy builds bridges – bridges of learning, collaboration, and support between funders and the people and programs making an impact in the fields of mental health, addiction, and well-being.