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Selena Gomez Honored with Morton E. Ruderman Award in Inclusion

The Ruderman Family Foundation is recognizing the famed actor and singer’s staunch and multifaceted support of mental health services as well as her dedication to raising mental health awareness.

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On the 30th Anniversary of the ADA, Oscar-Winning Actress Octavia Spencer Joins the Ruderman Family Foundation for an Important Message on Authentic Representation

Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer joined the Ruderman Family Foundation in calling on the entertainment industry to increase the casting of people with disabilities, including in on-screen roles that portray characters with disabilities.

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One year after the landmark success for Best Picture winner “CODA” at the Academy Awards, the 2023 Oscars presented the latest opportunity for H

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In this era when nonprofit organizations, grassroots movements, and their supporters alike increasingly look to philanthropy as a force for social cha

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Groundbreaking Healthcare Leadership Program Launches at Massachusetts General Hospital
Supported by a $3 million grant from the Ruderman Family Foun

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Note: The following op-ed was authored by Jay Ruderman, President of the Ruderman Family Foundation. The piece was published January 13th 2023 in The

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Red Sox IMPACT Award

One of our favorite recognitions is our partnership with the Red Sox Foundation for the annual IMPACT Awards. The IMPACT Awards spotlights the importa

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Over 90% of American Jews Are Concerned About Current State of Antisemitism in the US, New Ruderman Survey Finds
Almost half of U.S. Jews repor

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What do we know about Jewish Philanthropy? A meaningful discussion was held by our own US Deputy Director Dr. Hanna…

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On Oscars night, @TheAcademy demonstrated its growing commitment to embracing #inclusion and accessibility for all.…

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