The Lancaster News – New name rebrands an anchor institution

Lancaster’s leading philanthropy changed its name Friday, separating itself from a years-old controversy that has become more intense in the current national debate over memorials linked to slavery. The J. Marion Sims Foundation will now be the Arras Foundation. Arras (AIR-us), a Middle English word meaning diverse tapestry, pays homage to the area’s textile-weaving roots, said foundation President Susan DeVenny.

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