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Last week, Impact Austin, the women’s giving circle that pools individual donations to make large grants to local nonprofits, announced its first grant to a collaborative project to advance equity for women and girls of color in Central Texas.

The $110,000 grant will fund the “Innocence Initiative,” an effort led by Measure Austin to address the adultification of African-American girls. The new grant marks a change for the 18-year-old giving circle, which has made a more concerted effort in recent years to improve the diversity of its members while also addressing equity issues in the community.

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