News

The Illumination Fund considers media and communications as an important way to amplify the work of its grantees and to share program models. Some recent press coverage and program news can be found below.

The Community Murals Project is a flagship of the public hospital system’s Arts in Medicine program, which seeks to foster the emotional well-being, promote healing, wellness, and engagement of patients, families, employees, and the greater health system’s community by integrating all disciplines of the arts such as literary, visual and performing arts throughout the public hospital system.

“This is a time of unprecedented need. Our most vulnerable populations are impacted by the pandemic more severely than others. It is imperative that philanthropic organizations take immediate action to meet this challenge. From its inception, the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund has stepped up…

Mural is part of the largest mural project in any public hospital system since the Works Progress Administration of the 1930s Community paint party to create Through Healing We Unite at Woodhull Hospital THURSDAY October 8, 2020 at 3 p.m., NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull and…

Jennifer J. Raab, Hunter College President, and Laurie M. Tisch, Founder and President of the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, have announced that Families for Safe Streets and Rebecca Telzak of Make the Road New York are the recipients of the ninth annual Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize. These prestigious awards honor both…