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Entries by Jessica Prois from 07/2013

Eric Liu: Asians Could Be Template For Seeing Nuances Of Race, Citizenship (VIDEO)

Posted 07.04.2013 | Impact

Eric Liu, Bill Clinton's former speechwriter and policy advisor, said Asians might be a model minority -- but not just in the paradigmatic child-of-a-...

Newtown Donation Distribution Process Causing Families Even More Anguish

Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- As a local group prepares to distribute $7.7 million in donations to families of Newtown school shooting victims, Connecticut's go...

How Big Data Is Fighting Human Trafficking: Google, CNN, Others Share Solutions (VIDEO)

Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact

For some 27 million victims of modern-day slavery, there is one combatant leading the way in terms of prevention and protection: technology. A rec...

How Big Data Fights Human Trafficking: Google, CNN, Others Share Solutions (VIDEO)

Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact

For some 27 million victims of modern-day slavery, there is one combatant leading the way in terms of prevention and protection: technology. A rec...

Nelson Mandela's Birthday Prompts People To Volunteer 67 Minutes Honoring His Years Of Service

Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact

JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela has made "dramatic progress," and may be going home "anytime soon," said his daughter Zindzi on the eve of his 95t...

Millennials And Giving: 5 Things That Prove Young People Aren't Just 'Slacktivists' (VIDEO)

Posted 07.18.2013 | Impact

Millennials are used to being catalogued -- they're entitled, narcissistic, and when it comes to giving, many are "slacktivists," just hitting the Lik...

Marcus Samuelsson, Harlem Red Rooster Owner, Talks Food As Symbol For Change (VIDEO)

Posted 07.18.2013 | Impact

New York chef Marcus Samuelsson is known for blending flavors and cultures in his restaurants, which serve as a microcosm of the proverbial American m...

10 Detroit Charities Serving Their City Amid Bankruptcy News

Posted 07.20.2013 | Impact

Though Detroit sealed the deal on its boom-to-bust story as it filed for bankruptcy Thursday, there are a number of non-government organizations still...

Hassel Junior Barber, NY Homeless Man, Finds Wallet Containing $485 And Does 'The Right Thing'

Posted 07.24.2013 | Impact

KINGSTON, N.Y. -- Hassel Junior Barber lives on the streets of Kingston by choice. He sleeps in doorways and on stoops. And, police say, he's an ho...

'B Entrepreneurs' Join The 'B Team' To Focus On People And Planet Before Profit (VIDEO)

Posted 07.25.2013 | Impact

From Romania to Japan to Brazil, the idea of prioritizing people, planet and then profit resonates strongly with business leaders. The "B Entrepren...

Millennials Who Want Careers, Not Just Jobs, Should Watch This Video

Posted 07.26.2013 | Impact

The research tells us young people are dead set on making a difference with their careers. But the walk doesn't always match the talk, so what gives? ...

Kathy Payne, Education Expert, Talks About Teachers' Constantly Evolving Roles At Aspen Ideas Festival (VIDEO)

Posted 07.31.2013 | Impact

Kathy Payne says a commitment to improving education means acknowledging that teachers no longer hold the key to all the answers. The former specia...