Wealth and Philanthropy in Russia

Wealth and Philanthropy in Russia

Elisabeth Schimpfössl  |  February 4, 2019

Increasingly, wealthy Russians are giving to charity, but their choice, writes Schimpfössl, is often informed by political and social expediency....

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Commentary and Opinion

Building the Power of Immigrants and Youth of Color

Building the Power of Immigrants and Youth of Color

Maricela Gutiérrez   |   January 24, 2019

Maricela Gutiérrez, the executive director of Services, Immigrant Rights & Education Network (SIREN), highlights the political power of new immigrant and youth voters as seen in the 2018 midterm elections and the need for ongoing community organizing, policy advocacy, and voter engagement among immigrant youth and youth of color....

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Crisis in Democracy: Renewing Trust in America
February 17, 2019
A vibrant free press is an essential element of a healthy democracy, and news organizations, technology companies, and citizens all must work to restore faith in an accurate and unbiased news media, a report from the Aspen Institute's Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy argues. The report, Crisis in Democracy: Renewing Trust in...
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5 Questions for…

Rebecca Masisak, CEO, TechSoup

Rebecca Masisak, CEO, TechSoup

December 28, 2018

PND asked Masisak, CEO of nonprofit technology solutions provider TechSoup, about the genesis of its recently announced direct public offering, as well as her views on the role of technology in building a more effective philanthropic sector....

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NPO Spotlight

American Alliance of Museums

American Alliance of Museums

February 5, 2019

The American Alliance of Museums has worked since 1906 to strengthen leadership, advocacy, and collaboration in the museum field through the development of standards and best practices, advocating for issues that affect all museums, and providing opportunities for museum staff and volunteers....

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On the Web

Since Parkland
February 14, 2019

Since Parkland profiles the more than twelve hundred children and youth killed by guns in the United States since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a year ago....

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Off the Shelf

Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance

Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance

January 25, 2019
Edgar Villanueva (Oakland, California: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2018)

Villanueva argues that the "decolonizing" of wealth and facilitating healing from trauma requires acknowledging our history, deep grief over how the colonizer mindset has affected us all; taking steps to align foundations' investment strategies more intentionally as a means of generating greater social impact; and addressing the issue of reparations....

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