Tony Winner Kara Young – Rising Star Amid Costly Inequities

Kara Young is the first African American actor to get a Tony nomination three years in a row before she took home her 2024 Tony Award for Featured Actress in a Play for her work as Lutiebelle Gussie Mae Jenkins in the Broadway revival of Ossie Davis’ “Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch.”

The Play Equity Fund Launches the #SPRINGINTOPLAY Campaign to Support Youth Sports and Play Programs

As schools, parks and sports programs reopen after youth have lived within the constraints of home confinement for over a year, the Play Equity Fund is responding by launching the #SpringIntoPlay campaign to support youth sports organizations and nonprofits who are providing access to opportunities for kids to play but are facing critical needs for funding.