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A study calls for 1 in 4 people on screen and behind the camera to be disabled.
"When people are struggling so much just to afford their homes, they’re suffering in a multitude of ways."
Charles D. King's MACRO, the studio behind "Fences," wants to highlight more "multi-faceted" stories.
His solution is to offer paid internships, with the government stepping in to compensate interns in work settings like the
We mostly assume that successful entrepreneurs are driven by their desire for money more than their desire to make a difference
Let's put our full weight behind all efforts to make jobs available, and make sure it pays to work, so that economic and social mobility is a reality for everyone. That's our dream for 2016, and it is past time for all of us to take it from dream to reality.
To think about the Ford Foundation's home in New York City is to think about our history, since the two are inextricably intertwined.
The National Association of Black Journalists is grappling with a massive shortfall -- and none of its leaders will talk about it.
Many Hispanic families lack access to safe and affordable credit or know their credit score, which often results in people seeking high-cost alternative financial services like check cashing or payday loans or relying on family and friends for financial help.
It embraces the freedom and ingenuity of the markets, while also ensuring that people and communities are resilient in the
To most minds, wealth means money. But even in times of low economic inequality only a few people have had abundant money. And a bag of that money in an empty room is nothing but paper.
MUMBAI -- The Foundation for Ecological Security in India has transformed denuded hillsides and valleys into healthier, biodiverse environments with opportunities for families to expand their livelihoods. This could be just the beginning of bigger things to come.
This was just one of the countless stories read by women, about women, who would not be alive if not for the support of Donor Direct Action (DDA), an organization which has been providing decades-long support for women.
In pursuing increased agricultural productivity at nearly all costs, global agriculture has become a major contributor of greenhouse gasses and resource use. Today, we are challenged with degraded lands, scarce natural resources, and a rapidly warming planet.
Ultimately the board came to believe that we needed to do a search based on the basic attributes we sought in a leader that
GPF has long been one of the world's premier gatherings of philanthropists and nonprofit practitioners, but it's also become breeding a ground for collaborative models addressing some of the world's most intractable problems.
With much of the recent debate on LGBT rights (or the lack thereof) focused on the Russian anti-gay laws and how they will impact the Winter Olympics, scheduled to begin Feb. 7, 2014, in Sochi, it was encouraging to see the UN General Assembly include a positive focus on LGBT rights.
As the authors of A Nation at Risk pointed out more than 30 years ago, America's students simply do not spend enough time in quality learning environments to reach the high expectations of the modern global economy.