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Dodgers To Give $2 Million For Puerto Rico's Hurricane Recovery
“It’s been more than six months since Hurricane Maria’s devastating effects on Puerto Rico ... with so much work still to be done.”
Working Toward Inclusive, Safe and Sustainable Cities
COO at Habitat for Humanity International
Addressing access to safe and decent housing is critical to helping people and families climb out of poverty
Two Competing 'Realities' And Versions Of America's Past, Present And Future
Founder & CEO - Thetwoninetyonetracker.com
The two Americas respectively described by Hillary Clinton and by Donald Trump are real as are the opportunities and challenges therein.
Working toward a world where everyone has a decent place to live
Board Vice Chair of Habitat for Humanity International; Co-Cha...
5 Reasons to take an Impact Cruise
A roaming writer looking for my next adventure and good book!
When I first started hearing about an Impact Cruise I was very interested to learn more. Combining the humanitarianism and
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How Habitat For Humanity Went To Brooklyn And Poor Families Lost Their Homes
The charity paid millions in federal stimulus funds to developers shortly after longtime tenants were pushed out. “We are
One Percenters Get Their Own Special Social Welfare Deal
Leo W. Gerard
International President, United Steelworkers
The IRS took five years to review the Crossroads GPS application for nonprofit social welfare status. This seems very odd since most Americans would need only five minutes to determine that such a group is about politics, not social welfare.
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Why It's So Critical For Cities To Desegregate The Rich And Poor
Habitat for Humanity's CEO has an idea for how to do this.
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Nonprofit CEO Shares Lesson He Learned Working With Bolivian Women
"It always has to start with the community itself."
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Here's How You Can Give A Real Helping Hand This Holiday
Be thoughtful in your charity.
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Jimmy Carter in Memphis for Habitat for Humanity Build
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In 1975, as a high school student in the Midwest, I was a strong supporter of Jimmy Carter's bid for the White House. Fast forward forty years, and I continue to write about and be inspired by this great man.
Carter and Clinton: A Tale of Two Presidents
Peter Van Buren
Author, Hooper's War: A Novel of WWII Japan, We Meant Well: Ho...
Voters should judge a candidate not just on examples of past competency, but with an eye toward the core things that really matter: character, values, honesty, humility and selflessness. Perhaps this tale of two presidents has a lesson in it for 2016.
Jimmy Carter: Role Model
Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D.
Founder and CEO of Age Wave, Psychologist, Gerontologist, Best...
In many ways President Carter's greatest work has come after his presidency and has been mostly centered on giving back to the global community.
THE WORLD POST
A Home for Everyone
Nonprofit director and writer
If I could have one wish come true, I would give every family on the planet a clean, pretty little house in which to live. Each clean, pretty little home Working Capital for Community Needs (WCCN) helps to build moves us closer to a world like that.
Banking On an Affordable New York
President & CEO of Amalgamated Bank
The banking community has an opportunity to restore this trust and make good on our social contract with customers, communities, and policymakers. We should start by investing in homeownership, which has always been the foundation of the American Dream.
15,000 Women Kick Off Mother's Day Weekend by Helping to Build Affordable Housing
Lisa Marie Nickerson
Associate Director, Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program
Mother's Day is a time reserved for honoring our mothers and reflecting on the influence that mothers have on our society. But for the Habitat for Humanity family, Mother's Day takes on a particularly special meaning.
No Precedent for 'First Gentleman'
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
We've never faced this problem as a nation, and not just on one single level, either. Like all things Clinton, it's complicated.
Guilty Volunteer, Please Put Your Hand Down
Lisa Earle McLeod
Creator of Noble Purpose in business concept
Guilt may induce you to sign up for a thankless task, but it quickly loses its motivational power as the job wears on. If you're going to volunteer, don't simply respond to somebody else's desperate plea for help. Think about how you can create a meaningful experience for yourself.
When Less Means More Jobs, More Money And More Opportunity
Vice President of Government Relations and Advocacy, Habitat f...
No family should have to choose between putting food on the table and heating their home. Fortunately, there is a roadmap for addressing residential energy efficiency and building a better, more prosperous nation to boot.
Short-term volunteer vacations: 10 charitable trips for the time-crunched traveler
Donating -- Is It the American Way?
Author; CEO/President and Founder, DollarDays International, Inc.
Overall, Americans give, on average, 3% of their income to charity, a figure that has not budged significantly for decades
A Home Creates a World of Possibilities
Jonathan T.M. Reckford
CEO, Habitat for Humanity International
It is important that we continue to seek new opportunities to improve housing conditions because too many families know the impossible compromises that must be made to afford acceptable shelter.
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