2020-2022: Looking Back and Looking Forward


Unprecedented times require us to shift perspective, pursue new ways to work, and advance pathways for a better, more equitable future.

While COVID-19 confined us to small spaces, the global pandemic and movement for racial justice in our country compelled us to expand our ways of thinking and working and take action for transformative change. The challenges of the past two years required us to reimagine, rethink, adapt with flexibility, and adjust, to move forward with more understanding and deeper partnership with the communities we serve.

In this retrospective of the last two years, we will share questions we’ve asked, the areas we are exploring for possible answers, and the stories of our partners that demonstrate how challenging times can nurture creative and more equitable solutions for tomorrow.

As we look ahead to the future, we will continue to support partnerships and efforts that aspire to bold solutions and create communities where everyone thrives.

Our partners work tirelessly to push the boundaries of what is possible and disrupt the status quo.

We commit to sharing what we learn and supporting our partners as they lead.

How can Barr seize the opportunity to think and act in new and better ways? Share your thoughts here.

We welcome your anonymous response to this question and we might feature it in upcoming communications about our learnings.

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