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Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)

An Investment in Preparedness

Sherry-Lea Bloodworth-Botop | Posted 10.01.2015 | Green
Sherry-Lea Bloodworth-Botop

This week, at the Clinton Global Initiative's (CGI) Annual meeting in New York, we are unveiling our first annual report: In Flux: Community Design for Change, Chance and Opportunity, a compendium of NRI activities for the past year.

Solar Jobs: Growing at the Grassroots

Bill Ritter, Jr. | Posted 06.11.2016 | Impact
Bill Ritter, Jr.

From time to time, however, I am reminded that much of the best work on America's necessary transition to a sustainable energy economy is being done at the grassroots level. The solar energy revolution is progressing community by community.

Samantha Lachman

Domestic Worker Groups Announce Alliance At Clinton Global Initiative Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The growing social movement advocating for domestic workers and Care.com, which calls itself the world's largest online care marketplace...

Four Young African Innovators You Should Know

David Moinina Sengeh | Posted 05.08.2016 | Impact
David Moinina Sengeh

While getting younger with time may sound like a paradox -- or for many of us, even a fantasy -- the African continent is doing just that.

This Initiative Could Help 60,000 Poor Farmers

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.13.2015 | Impact

Farmers in the developing world will soon benefit from an effort aiming to pull their communities up the economic ladder. The Enhanced Livelihoods ...

Vulnerable Young Women Already Have Grit--They Need the Chance to Lead

Courtney Macavinta | Posted 08.30.2014 | Education
Courtney Macavinta

Some people say youth today need more grit or gumption. Some do. But the truth for those of us like me who've survived being traumatized by violence, ...

Where in the World Is a College-Loan Bubble a Miracle?--Vittana Shows the Way, Part 3 of 4

Suzanne Skees | Posted 02.08.2014 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

Why education? You can't take it away. It can't be washed away in a storm or eaten up by inflation. Knowledge and skills can transfer wherever a graduate goes in life.

Where in the World Is a College Loan Bubble a Miracle? -- Vittana Shows the Way, Part 2 of 4

Suzanne Skees | Posted 02.05.2014 | Education
Suzanne Skees

One hundred million students in the developing world lack access to education, blocked from their dreams by only a few hundred dollars. After graduation, the average Vittana student can earn as much as triple their earning power.