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News through a gender lens

News through a gender lens

Hilary Weaver January 26, 2021

With the global pandemic dominating the news cycle, The 19th — which is named for the amendment that gave female citizens of the U.S. the right to vote — has pivoted to tell stories about how COVID-19 is impacting women....

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Commentary and opinion

Prioritize public education in our philanthropic COVID-19 response

Prioritize public education in our philanthropic COVID-19 response

Ana Ponce, Rachel Levin January 27, 2021

The executive director of Great Public Schools Now and the president of Fundamental outline how philanthropy can encourage and support educators and school district leaders to take the longer view that will be needed to recover from the pandemic even as they struggle to manage a seemingly endless list of day-to-day challenges....

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Connections

Vaccine Hesitancy in Rural America
January 26, 2021
Rural Americans are more hesitant than their urban and suburban counterparts to be vaccinated against COVID-19, an issue brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation finds. Based on the KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor survey, the brief, Vaccine Hesitancy in Rural America, found that only 31 percent of respondents living in rural areas said they...
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NPO spotlight

Laurel Advocacy and Referral Services

Laurel Advocacy and Referral Services

January 26, 2021

Founded in 1987, Laurel Advocacy and Referral Services provides emergency assistance, supportive housing, and self-sufficiency programs in Prince George's, Howard, and Anne Arundel counties, Maryland....

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On the web

CDC: COVID-19 Vaccination Tracker
January 13, 2021

The CDC's Coronavirus mini-site now includes a portal dedicated to the rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations in the United States....

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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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