Special to the Philanthropy Journal By Melanie Davis-Jones In typical icebreaker games, one of the questions inevitably is, “If you were a superhero, what would your superpower be?” I usually choose flying because it seems like fun. Now, what I would do facing the bad...
The last 20 months have put us all on edge, lifted our awareness antennae, and shown us that different opportunities and ways of working are out there and crucial to finding an equitable path forward. While seeking new employment with another organization may be a...
Welcome back! First of all, I would like to take a moment and thank all of our champions and supporters; to those of you who have reached out during our hiatus and checked in; to those of you who have shared in our excitement throughout the process of bringing PJ...
Torrents of rain came down but it was the incredibly high wind that scared many living across the island of Puerto Rico during hurricane Maria. Sure, Puerto Ricans had experienced many hurricanes in the past but this was the storm of all storms. Residents described...
From an early age, we are programmed to believe that we need to know what we will be when we grow up
Manuel Oliver lost his son Joaquin on the deadly February 14th, 2018 Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Club Nova emerged from a grassroots effort to make a significant impact on their members and the larger community. Relationships are the core of their work, and their decision making is consensus based in shared, inclusive leadership.
The exchange of information and sharing stories has played a significant role in the understanding and awareness of mental illnesses. When it comes to patient care, more is always better. One can’t have too much information.
A study commissioned by DentaQuest reveals an agreement within the dental community on the importance of preventative care and framing oral health as a social issue.
Please enjoy this piece on Missouri Health Connection from October 2017: Working with a commodity such as health information data requires a lot of trust. By building trust within their community, Missouri Health Connection has become a national leader in the Health Information Exchange space.
Since 1983, Curamericas Global has reached over 1.4 million people in seven countries, including the United States. Curamericas Global’s approach saves vulnerable women and children by establishing local partnerships and delivering effective, self-sustained programs that respond to clear needs and gaps in the community.
Charged with leading a turnaround that would expand effectiveness while building on the organization’s strong conservation legacy, the National Audubon Society has become one of the most effective conservation networks in the country under David Yarnold’s leadership.
Since their inception in 2014, Mission K9 Rescue has grown exponentially. Hard work, a robust social media presence, partnerships, and complete transparency, are just a few of the reasons they continue to grow and thrive.
How do you take a photograph that has impact, that might move people to take action to support and organization? Carol J. Walker of the Wild Horse Freedom Federation shares how her photography has helped save lives.