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Working Together

Dennis Walto | Posted 07.13.2016 | Impact
Dennis Walto

It has been said that networking is both an art and a science; but at Clinton Global Initiative meetings, it is the opportunity for impact. Over the past several years I have had the privilege of working with the team at CGI on issues such as redefining "First Responder" assumptions for humanitarian relief in Africa, and rethinking refugee response paradigms in the Middle East.

Looking Up for Jordan Downs

Dennis Walto | Posted 04.27.2016 | Impact
Dennis Walto

Pulling up next to Children's Health Fund's mobile medical clinic in Watts recently, I was taken aback at the contrasts. The drive to 103rd Street in...

Some Choice Nonprofits

Richard Abrons | Posted 08.12.2013 | New York
Richard Abrons

We New Yorkers are a generous bunch. Mostly we know where we want to help. Some of us, however, are unsure of where to aim their dollars. These organizations are worthy of your investigation.

Honoring Mothers on International Women's Day

Barbara Bush | Posted 03.08.2013 | Impact
Barbara Bush

This International Women's Day, Global Health Corps honors the hard work of our female fellows, staff and supporters as well as the mothers, grandmothers and all of the other women worldwide who ensure their families receive the vital and necessary care they need.

Lance Gould

Paul Simon On Underserved Kids, Politics, More | Lance Gould | Posted 10.02.2012 | Impact

Underprivileged children suffer enough medical problems as it is, but PTSD? Even years of funding and observing health care for needy kids didn't prep...

Off the Radar: Why Does the National Political Dialogue Ignore the Impact of Long-Term Child Poverty on America's Future?

Irwin Redlener, M.D. | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Irwin Redlener, M.D.

Too many people -- including national leaders who should know better -- can't begin to understand what it means to be profoundly poor and the challenges faced by disadvantaged kids.

Idol Gives Back: Money Split Among Five Nonprofits

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Idol Gives Back series is back tonight on "American Idol," with a two-hour event that's already raised more than $140 million over the last severa...

'Idol Gives Back' Returns in 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After a hiatus in 2009, "Idol Gives Back," American Idol's annual special benefit show, is returning for a third year. The charity special features p...

Children's Defense Fund Founder: McCain Will Leave Millions Of Children Uninsured

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

"Sen. McCain has no specific plan for children. We keep a Congressional scorecard... Senator McCain received the lowest score of anyone in the Senate in 2007."

Idol Gives Back: Brad Pitt, Fergie, Miley, Posh & Becks In All-Star American Idol

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

What an incredible phenomenon American Idol is — and what a phenomenal idea it was to capture that juggernaut and put it to good use for a star-stud...