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Planning for the coming economic recovery by building careers

Planning for the coming economic recovery by building careers

Renée Cardwell Hughes, Sherry Cromett December 3, 2020

The president of CareerWork$ at the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation and the president of Philadelphia Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. call for creating opportunities for people with low incomes and people of color to access living-wage jobs in industries where career growth is possible....

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Racial Equity Capacity Builders Directory
December 3, 2020
The Boston Foundation has published an updated directory of racial equity capacity builders currently serving the nonprofit sector in the greater Boston area. First published on Juneteeth 2020, the expanded version of The Racial Equity Capacity Builders Directory (143 pages, PDF) includes nearly a hundred and fifty individuals and...
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5 Questions for…

Michael Nyenhuis, President and CEO, UNICEF USA

Michael Nyenhuis, President and CEO, UNICEF USA

November 5, 2020

PND spoke with Nyenhuis about the organization's historic decision to allocate funding and resources to help a handful of cities in the United States become more child-friendly, what it is doing to adapt its Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign to our new COVID reality, and his advice to nonprofits trying to make their message heard in a very noisy world....

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Elayne and James Schoke Jewish Family Service of Fairfield County

Elayne and James Schoke Jewish Family Service of Fairfield County

December 1, 2020

Elayne and James Schoke Jewish Family Service of Fairfield County offers emergency food assistance, individual and family counseling, and programs for children and youth, young adults, and seniors at locations in Stamford and Bridgeport, Connecticut....

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On the web

COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Planning Tool
November 19, 2020

Created by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Applied Bioinformatics Laboratory, and Stanford University, the COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Planning Tool calculates the risk level associated with attending a gathering or event....

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Off the shelf

Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City

Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City

Wes Moore (New York: One World, 2020)
October 16, 2020

Emilia Charno, a former intern with the Global Partnerships team at Candid, writes that beyond the stories of the eight Baltimoreans recounted in the book, Five Days is a conversation about how American society treats its economically vulnerable....

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