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The State of Things

Nora Ligorano and Marshall Reese began their Melted Away series in the garden of Jim Kempner Fine Art when they installed a scuture carved in ice of the word Democracy in March 2006 on the anniversary of the Iraq War. … Continue reading
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A New Initiative Calls for Greater Trustee Accountability, Commitment to Racial Justice

News from Inside Philanthropy: Mike Scutari BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTESTORS IN APPLETON, WISCONSIN OVER THE SUMMER. A NEW INITIATIVE IS CALLING ON FOUNDATION TRUSTEES TO COMMIT TO ADVANCING RACIAL JUSTICE. AARON OF L.A. PHOTOGRAPHY/SHUTTERSTOCK Back in May, the NoVo Foundation, … Continue reading
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Can Millions of Deep Conversations With Total Strangers Beat Trump — and Heal America?

Grantee News From People’s Action: COVID-19 has upended the 2020 campaign. Activists are testing a cutting-edge strategy to change the hearts and minds of voters in our pandemic election By ANDY KROLL RollingStone. L. said he wasn’t a fan of former … Continue reading
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The Compton Foundation’s Trust-Based Approach to Spending Down

News From the Compton Foundation and Trust-Based Philanthropy Project: Ellen Friedman has been executive director of the Compton Foundation for 10 years. We sat down with Ellen to hear about her trust-based journey, and how the Foundation chose to spend out rather … Continue reading
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Understanding Gender Equality in Foreign Policy

Grantee News From Council on Foreign Relations: Download PDF What the United States Can Do Incorporating lessons from the approaches pursued by other countries, the U.S. government should take a more systematic and well-resourced approach to promoting gender equality in … Continue reading
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Demonstrations Prompt National Security Community Push for Diversity

Grantee News From WCAPS: In a letter, more than 150 organizations and practitioners in the national security and foreign-policy communities pledged to add more diversity to their ranks and boards of directors. “These racial attitudes exist in all facets of … Continue reading
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A man was murdered this week.

Grantee News From re:power: A man was murdered this week. Just four days ago George Floyd was murdered. By four Minneapolis police officers. George was unarmed, handcuffed, and lying face down on the ground. Three officers pinned George to the ground, … Continue reading
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Philanthropists, Foundation Leaders Call on Congress to Inject $200B from Their Endowments into Economy

Grantee News From Institute for Policy Studies: A 3-Year Emergency Charity Stimulus would Boost Flows to Charities by $200 Billion A Stimulus that is “Already Paid For” by Tax Deductions Benefiting Donors WASHINGTON – A group of more than 275 foundation trustees, … Continue reading
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From Sweden to Mexico, Foreign Policy Goes Feminist. Is the U.S. Next?

Grantee News From: ICRW. As Mexico launches a feminist foreign policy, it’s worth considering what such an approach would look like in the U.S. In 2014, under the leadership of then-Foreign-Minister Margot Wallström, Sweden became the first country to announce … Continue reading
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Emma Watson and Author Valerie Hudson Discuss “Sex and World Peace”

Grantee News From: The Bush School of Government & Public Service, Texas A&M University. BY TEEN VOGUE STAFF MARCH 31, 2020 It probably takes a lot for Emma Watson to be starstruck, but that’s how the iconic Little Women and Harry … Continue reading
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