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The Nation's Health Is on Our Plate

The Nation's Health Is on Our Plate

Kirsten Saenz Tobey  04.28.2015
Why it's on all of us to ensure access to healthy, clean-label food in schools
Improving Retention, Graduation and Workforce Preparation Through a Service Year: A Promising Community College National Model

Improving Retention, Graduation and Workforce Preparation Through a Service Year: A Promising Community College National Model

The Franklin Project  04.28.2015
The Service Year Changemaker Corps program will be a catalyst in the college's pursuit to increase student success. We are honored to be...

WATCH LIVE: The World Bank Group's Agenda

Aspen Institute  04. 6.2015
Join the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC, on April 6 at noon EST for a live Washington Ideas Roundtable Series discussion featuring World...

McDonald's and Walmart Raise the Floor on Wages: Six More Moves for Business on Inequality

Maureen Conway  04. 3.2015
Co-authored by Judith Samuelson Inside of a few weeks, business has shifted the national dialogue about what constitutes a fair wage. Aetna...
McDonald's and Walmart Raise the Floor on Wages: Six More Moves for Business on Inequality

McDonald's and Walmart Raise the Floor on Wages: Six More Moves for Business on Inequality

Judith Samuelson  04. 2.2015
Inequality is a problem for everyone -- for business, for the health of the democracy and for society at large. Our free-enterprise system...

AmeriCorps Tutors Boost Literacy, Give Kids Tools for Success

Wendy Spencer  03.30.2015
Those who read proficiently by third grade are four times more likely to graduate from high school than those who don't. Being proficient...
WATCH LIVE: Community Dialogue On Healing And The Racial Divide

WATCH LIVE: Community Dialogue On Healing And The Racial Divide

  03.24.2015
The Aspen Institute will address the topics of race, equality, and justice at a livestreamed event on Tuesday, March 24th titled the “Community...

Redefining Community College Excellence

Joshua Wyner  03.18.2015
Nearly half of all U.S. undergraduates are enrolled in community colleges. As a nation, we must both support these institutions and challenge...
Living as a Seed of Hope During and After AmeriCorps

Living as a Seed of Hope During and After AmeriCorps

Sondra Samuels  03.11.2015
Who is accountable for improving the lives of low-income people of color for whom the American dream has been denied? Of course each individual...

Today's Youth Are Our Future World Leaders

Scott Pearson  03. 7.2015
In the history of the world, change often starts with the young. Young people look at the world with fresh eyes. They see the world as...

Tunisia: An Opportunity

Toni Verstandig  03. 5.2015
In Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab Spring, hope springs eternal.

Every Student Needs to Have a Meaningful Cross-Cultural Exchange During Their Education

Chris Plutte  02.27.2015
Across every continent, thousands of youth are going online and connecting with each other, and not simply to share the latest viral video...

Making Healthy Food Children's No. 1 Priority

José Andrés  02.20.2015
When I came to this country more than 20 years ago, I wanted to change the world. As a chef, I am always exploring the possibilities of...