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Phone: 201-787-0920
PO Box 394
Mahwah
New Jersey 07430
USA
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Target demographics: Anyone interested in making a difference in the world by taking courageous and effective action to solve today's issues relating to peace, justice and sustainability.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 10

Programs: Hidden Heroes, Columbia Journalism Scholarship, Special Projects (Neshoba, Memoirs of the Civil Rights Movement)

Mission:
The mission of the Andrew Goodman Foundation is to recognize, encourage and inspire creative and effective action in support of human dignity, social justice and civil rights.
Results:
This will be the second year of our Hidden Heroes program which recognizes and rewards ordinary people who are taking extraordinary and effective action to address the problems that face us today. In 2010, we also supported the release of Neshoba, a documentary about the healing process in Neshoba County, Mississippi and also the re-printing of a book of photos by Danny Lyons called "Memories of the Civil Rights Movement." We also support a Scholarship at the Columbia School of Journalism for students who are underrepresented in the field of Journalism.

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02/18/11
I am the Founder and Executive Director of an Urban Farm and Gardening organization, and the recipient of a 2010 Hidden Hero Award from the Andrew Goodman Foundation. David and Sylvia, and their work with the Foundation, are an inspiration to those of us working in the field of social and ... more »
02/17/11
The Andrew Goodman Foundation provides an intricate link to the historical civil rights movement through the lens of Andrew Goodman's bravery, selflessness, belief in and commitment to a just society. The foundation pays homage to history, and today serves as a catalyst for change, and encourages ... more »
01/31/11
As a recipient of the Andrew Goodman Foundation scholarship at Columbia University, I’ve been privileged to get to know the Goodmans. They're a family truly dedicated to promoting social justice, and ensuring that the next generation never loses sight of what Andrew Goodman stood for. Personally... more »
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