Transition equals significant change for most. In order to confidently and productively navigate this change you will need to come up with a strategy. Over the next five weeks I will be posting a series of strategies that will serve as a guide to common areas of difficulty in this...
Mr. Trump and Ms. Clinton your children are adults now, living in a world where the incidence rates of cancer continue to rise. I believe that by placing greater emphasis on childhood cancer we can make a significant impact on all cancer as a whole. Isn't it worth an hour of our time?
"Why do more black women die of breast cancer?" asked a recent headline in The New York Times. The story followed the announcement of a new $12 million study funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) which aims to investigate whether genetic and biological factors play...
By: Paula Gardner "Altruism is innate, but it's not instinctual. Everybody's wired for it, but a switch has to be flipped." David Rakoff Apart from being born four years apart, my younger sister and I had a very similar upbringing. Same...
As Scott Benner sneakily took a few sheets of blank paper from the public library's copy machine, he kept an eye out for employees who could bust him for stealing. Walking between the public library's bookshelves, he recognized several men from the local...
Christmas In July,
St. Vincent De Paul,
Fruits And Vegetables,
Hunger In America,
Summer is a tough time for St. Vincent de Paul, a leading charity fighting hunger in Cincinnati, Ohio. Hunger rates are high where St. Vincent de Paul-Cincinnati operates, well above the national and state averages according to Feeding America. But donations go down during the...
The UK government has in recent years done much good work on violence against women and girls in their development programmes and funding and this has frankly saved women's lives. But now more than ever, we must keep up the momentum and commit to more core, flexible and long-term funding for women's rights organisations.
As the nation's two parties gather for their nominating conventions, we hear a lot of talk about homeland security, public safety, and economic opportunity. But what we don't hear much about is the plight of homeless youth in America. Aren't they entitled to be part of both parties' visions for...
We certainly need to make it more convenient to recycle. But for at least some products, could storytelling be one of the tools we use to help cut waste and conserve more of the world's natural resources?
Free the Slaves periodically honors survivors, activists and organizations that demonstrate outstanding courage, innovation and dedication in the fight to end slavery. The Freedom Awards celebrate anti-slavery heroes and innovators from around the globe by showcasing what some of the best anti-slavery work...
Social Impact is changing how the world views non-profits and for-profits. As support for veterans is scrutinized by charity controversy and VA struggles, the need for social impact has never been greater. But the social impact movement for veterans is lagging other societal needs. However by 2017, you will see...
In Vitro Fertilization,
Support Our Troops,
Support Our Veterans,
Fertility is a bi-partisan issue. I repeat: Fertility and family is a bi-partisan issue. There is no candidate that would ever say they are anti-family. There is also no candidate that would come out as saying that they don't support the rights and care of our Veterans.
Global Shapers Community,
Shapers saw the opportunity in strife and saw resilience as hope. Using resilience as a motor for innovation, this group of millennials from across the region is the best chance to eradicate the challenges that have stifled the region for generations.
You lie down on that dirty park bench, or sit against the chain-link fence next to the sidewalk. Your state of homelessness is exposed for all to see. You are faceless. We walk by you very quickly, darting our glance away from you, intentionally not making eye contact. We don't...
Autism Spectrum Disorder,
Black Lives Matter,
The police said they wanted to protect Charles Kinsey from the Autistic man. They meant to "shoot the autistic guy." I wonder what "the Autistic man" is feeling and thinking.
Central City Concern,
San Diego Workforce Partnership,
Work Well Initiative,
Corporation For Supportive Housing,
Individuals living in supportive housing often have long histories of instability - some were without a place to live for years - and face a multitude of other challenges like a serious mental illness, substance use disorder and chronic health conditions. Housing is the first building block to...
For Clete Walker (CEO of Virtuo Health), the idea to bring together physicians focused on elevating treatment of prostate cancer is personal. Years ago, when Walker's father faced the disease, Walker was shocked to find the lack of treatment options available to men with prostate cancer in the U.S....
The recently published book by Richard E. Feinberg provides a good opportunity to revisit the economic prospects of Cuba. In the book's title the question is omitted, so it echoes the official slogan that the Cuban government has been using to signal that something has changed. The content of the...
George Sifakis: Jeff, how do you believe the cross-sector collaboration can help solve many of the world's most vexing issues, such as childhood hunger? Jeff Terry: George, this is such an important question, such an important topic. I think it's fair...
New York City,
New York City-New York,
The Nature Conservancy,
By Pascal Mittermaier and Bill Ulfelder As a "heat dome" has settled over much of the country this week, causing temperatures to rise to the triple digits, this summer's extreme heat is fast becoming deadly. Already, at least six people have died in the United States as...