The daughters of Rauch Basis leader Nancy Rauch Douzinas will be using more than the organization’s leadership.
Eva Douzinas will provide as the following president of the basis and Ruth Douzinas will continue to be as a member of the govt committee, in accordance to a Rauch Foundation statement. Patti Schaefer stays as the foundation’s running director.
Although the basis will retain a smaller footprint in the Long Island region, it will be shifting its emphasis to New England, the place the family members has a extended-standing background. It programs to spend in significant existence expertise schooling in K-12 educational facilities, concentrating on wellbeing and wellness, money literacy, and university and profession planning.
“My possess observations as an employer and a mother or father are steady with the study we are finding on the critical well being disaster having spot in this place and the lack of preparation among large school graduates for the true earth responsibilities of adulthood,” Eva Douzinas stated in the assertion. “We hope to deliver together as numerous leaders and stakeholders as attainable to support us strengthen the health and fitness and preparedness of high college graduates. As we have in the previous, we’ll do this by convening different sectors, seeding partnerships and providing fantastic facts for conclusion makers.”
Nancy Rauch Douzinas turned president of the Rauch Foundation in 1990 following a 20-12 months profession as a psychologist and family members therapist. Under her leadership, one particular of the foundation’s finest-known initiatives is the Long Island Index, which for 15 many years has delivered information on key sectors and regional troubles.
Kevin Law, former CEO of the Lengthy Island Affiliation and chairman of Empire Condition Progress Company, credits the Long Island Index for advancing the Lengthy Island Rail Road’s 3rd Observe venture.
“The Very long Island Index was a person of the region’s most significant indicators and its metrics all over the LIRR Third Observe illustrating what it would imply for labor and economic advancement certain law makers that it was a crucial undertaking for the region,” Law explained in the assertion.
The Prolonged Island Index was transferred to Newsday in 2018, under its nextLI undertaking, but the basis has continued its expenditure in regional research. In 2021, it commissioned a examine on Very long Island downtowns in the wake of COVID-19 and most a short while ago, it partnered with the Long Island Neighborhood Foundation to convene housing corporations close to the concern of affordable housing.
“Now is the time for new generations of Extensive Islanders to stage up and continue on the development that has been built,” Nancy Rauch Douzinas stated in the statement. “We have produced remarkable strides in the past twenty several years and I’m grateful to all of the companions and collaborators with whom the basis has worked – these from enterprise and labor, the educational neighborhood and all of the folks and corporations that have employed our investments to execute remarkable new initiatives. I come to feel confident that other foundations, corporate leaders and political leaders will action up and will go on to perform on producing Long Island balanced and vibrant area to dwell.”
The Rauch Foundation was founded in 1961 by Louis Rauch and Philip Rauch, Jr. Funding for the basis was built possible by the accomplishment of the Perfect Company, an vehicle areas manufacturer launched in 1913 by Philip Rauch, Sr.