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The Future of Learning
Three Black teenaged girls work with electronics attached to a laptop. They all wear masks.

Mott Perspectives | Education

The Future of Learning

The struggle to emerge from the pandemic has created a watershed moment in education. Ridgway White explains why we need to find reinvention in recovery.

The door is still open
A girl runs in front of a Flint Community Schools bus.

Mott Perspectives | Flint Area

The door is still open

Mott Foundation President and CEO Ridgway White addresses funding relationship with Flint Community Schools.

Black Lives Matter
A colorful mural of George Floyd is surrounded by flowers and handmade signs.

Mott Perspectives | Foundation News

Black Lives Matter

Ridgway White, Mott Foundation president and CEO, writes about systemic racism and describes how Flint provides a hopeful example of change.

Looking back and moving forward
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Mott Perspectives | Foundation News

Looking back and moving forward

Ridgway White reflects on his first five years as president of the Mott Foundation and talks about how Mott’s grantmaking is evolving.

Are we still the Land of the Free?
American flag seen from the Mexican side of the border.

Mott Perspectives | Civil Society

Are we still the Land of the Free?

In a new Mott Perspectives piece, Ridgway White shares his thoughts on the growing humanitarian crisis at our nation’s doorstep.

America still needs afterschool
Two high school students are inspecting a small sandwich-sized bag of blue toothpaste to devise a game plan on how to get it back in the toothpaste tube.

Mott Perspectives | Education

America still needs afterschool

With funding for afterschool and summer learning programs on the chopping block, Ridgway White explains why these programs should be expanded — not eliminated.

Leadership transition at the Mott Foundation
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Mott Perspectives | Foundation News

Leadership transition at the Mott Foundation

A message from William S. White, chairman of the Mott Foundation’s board of trustees.

Partnering for progress
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Mott Perspectives | Flint Area

Partnering for progress

As a Flint partnership for early childhood ed is recognized, Ridgway White shares thoughts about how collaboration can make good things happen in the world.

Breaking down barriers, lifting up opportunities
A halfway removed dam is shown from the shoreline.

Mott Perspectives | Flint Area

Breaking down barriers, lifting up opportunities

Ridgway White provides an update on the Mott Foundation’s efforts to help Flint recover and rise from its water crisis.