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Thoughts on 'As the South Grows'

Thoughts on 'As the South Grows'

Allen Smart   |   January 9, 2018

Allen Smart, a former vice president at the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and Rapides Foundation, shares his thought's on the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy's As the South Grows report and the need for more and better philanthropic investments in the region....

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Lateefah Simon, President, Akonadi Foundation

Lateefah Simon, President, Akonadi Foundation

January 2, 2018

PND spoke with Simon, who has spent more than half her life as a civil rights advocate and racial justice leader, about the work required to build a movement focused on racial equity — and philanthropy's role in that effort....

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NPO Spotlight

Jumpstart for Young Children

Jumpstart for Young Children

January 9, 2018

Founded in 1994, Jumpstart for Young Children envisions an America where every child enters kindergarten prepared to succeed....

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On the Web

2017 Police Violence Report
January 2, 2018

The 2017 Police Violence Report compiles information from media reports, obituaries, public records, and crowdsourced databases to present the most comprehensive accounting of deadly police violence over the previous twelve months....

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The Unfinished Social Entrepreneur

The Unfinished Social Entrepreneur

December 11, 2017
Jonathan C. Lewis : Red Press Publishing, 2017)

Intended as a guide for current and would-be social entrepreneurs, the book outlines twenty-one themes that anyone involved in social change work would do well to reflect on....

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