June 22, 2022, NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Grace Farms Foundation and U.S. Customs and Border Protection brought together 250 federal law enforcement officials yesterday to discuss established and emerging transnational threats in an effort to share information and best practices. Executives from federal, state and local agencies who partner with CBP to keep the nation […]
Pavilion opens on June 10 The 21st Serpentine Pavilion, designed by Theaster Gates with architectural support from Adjaye Associates is the first completed international Design for Freedom Pilot Project. Grace Farms Foundation is the Responsible Materials Advisor for the pavilion, which is open to the public from June 10 to October 16, 2022. Sharon Prince, […]
Theaster Gates Presents a New Series of Tar Paintings To Be Exhibited in the Pavilion 10 June – 16 October 2022 Sponsored by Goldman Sachs Press View Tuesday 7 June, 9am to 1pm RSVP essential click here Press images available at serpentinegalleries.org/press The opening of Black Chapel will kickstart a full season of creative and […]
Full-day event will feature panels, breakout discussions, and guided walks and will bring together industry leaders across the architecture, design, and landscape fields Keynote with Karenna Gore, founder and executive director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in New York On Thursday, May 26, Grace Farms will host the first Earth Equity and […]
New Center for Arts and Culture in New Delhi, India will be the First Design for Freedom Pilot Project in Asia New Design for Freedom Toolkit Will Offer Comprehensive Resource for Design and Construction Professionals On March 31, Design for Freedom by Grace Farms held the inaugural Design for Freedom Summit, bringing together more than […]
Grace Farms is the Responsible Materials Advisor on the 21st Serpentine Pavilion, designed by Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates with the architectural support of Adjaye Associates. In this role, Grace Farms is working with the Pavilion project team to enhance material transparency and prioritize ethical procurement. The full announcement from Serpentine Galleries:
Sharon Prince, CEO and Founder of Grace Farms Foundation and Co-Founder of Design for Freedom by Grace Farms announced today the initiative’s first building pilot project aiming to raise awareness and create actionable steps to remove forced labor from the global construction supply chain. Design for Freedom is partnering with New Canaan Library on a […]
January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Over the last year, the Grace Farms Foundation’s Justice Initiative and Design for Freedom have collaborated towards the disruption of forced labor, human trafficking, and its illicit supply chain. Capacity Building and Training In 2021, Grace Farms hosted a Cyber Crime Symposium, in collaboration with Homeland […]
“The academy has a critical responsibility to ensure the next cadre of industry professionals are prepared to innovate and enact achievable solutions that are committed to creating an ethical future.” —Frances Bronet, President, Pratt Institute, Design for Freedom report Recognizing that lasting change will be driven by generations to come, Sharon Prince and members of […]
Grace Farms Foundation and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) last week hosted more than 200 local, state, and federal law enforcement professionals for a Cyber Symposium designed to share information and best practices in a shared commitment to identifying criminals who use the dark web for crimes ranging from bank fraud to human trafficking. The Symposium […]
Your purchase of our ethically-manufactured Design for Freedom face mask, released in partnership with Herman Miller and Design Within Reach, will help to advance our movement to eliminate forced labor in the built environment.
Grace Farms Foundation’s interdisciplinary humanitarian mission is to pursue peace through five initiatives — nature, arts, justice, community, and faith — and Grace Farms, a SANAA-designed site for convening people across sectors. Our stake in the ground is to end modern slavery and gender-based violence, and create more grace and peace in our local and global communities.