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CDC Locks Out Black Providers in New AIDS Technical Assistance Announcement

Phill Wilson | Posted 06.03.2014 | Black Voices
Phill Wilson

On March 19, the CDC awarded $115 million over five years to 21 organizations Not one of the new CDC grantees is a Black organization. The effect of this decision is that Black organizations have been locked out of leading technical assistance and capacity building in this country for the next five years.

Time for Detroiters to Give Back

Eric Moss | Posted 03.24.2012 | Detroit
Eric Moss

Detroit is a city whose magic you have to experience to understand. The memories of that magic brought me back. I returned to Detroit to make my own kind of mark on our city.

Who Gives The Long-Term Jobless A Helping Hand? | Posted 12.23.2011 | Fifty

More than 40 percent of the long-term unemployed say they've received a lot of help from family and friends. But only 1 in 10 reports getting much hel...


Morgan Fitzgibbons | Posted 01.18.2012 | San Francisco
Morgan Fitzgibbons

The Occupy movement has been incredibly inspiring. But it is time to move beyond mere inspiration. We must parlay this unprecedented (in most of our lifetimes) uprising into an effective and lasting transformation.

NCVS Recap: Looking Back at Three Days of Service and Self-Empowerment in New Orleans

Robert J. Rosenthal | Posted 09.14.2011 | Impact
Robert J. Rosenthal

As the people of New Orleans have rebuilt, their city has also quietly become a laboratory for some of the most innovative social service initiatives in the country. Indeed, we can all learn from New Orleans.

Before Subprime There Was ACORN

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Chautin

Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, known as ACORN, is in the news again and conservative politicians are going for the jugular vein.