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Holocaust Survivor on Returning to Auschwitz and What Freedom Really Is

Quora | Posted 04.19.2015 | Fifty
Quora

In many ways I can remember every detail of the liberation that happened 70 years ago. Nobody prepared us for what liberation would be like. I hoped then I could go home and find my family. We had a daily saying, like a mantra, "Someday soon I will be free and I will go home." But going home to me meant reuniting with my mother, father, and two older sisters, not just an empty house with four walls, which is what we found.

UTA Foundation Mentors the Youth of L.A.U.S.D

Marc A. Coronel | Posted 04.19.2015 | Impact
Marc A. Coronel

The agents hail from nearly every department of the agency, including talent and literary for TV, film and digital media, Corporate Communications, Client Development, Advertising and more.

Getting Real About Rebuilding Trust

Richard C. Harwood | Posted 04.14.2015 | Impact
Richard C. Harwood

Turning the tide on declining trust will require nonprofits to be closely attuned to the communities they serve and reflect what matters to people. Here are five important considerations for any leader who wants to get real about rebuilding trust.

Investing and Divesting for the Climate

Renat Heuberger | Posted 04.13.2015 | Green
Renat Heuberger

Did you know that your investments cause just as many emissions as your daily activities do?

24 Ways to Impact Education

Aaron Hurst | Posted 04.13.2015 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

Individuals and organizations alike work to maximize their impact based on a variety of factors. Those factors are: who is being impacted, why change is needed, and how to best go about about impacting that change.

From Postal Worker to Nonprofit President

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 04.13.2015 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

At that moment, Annette discovered her true calling. She went from being a postal worker to becoming the leader of a charitable organization that has raised $35,000 for pediatric cancer patients in less than two years.

Toward Trustworthy News: 'Lies, Damn Lies, and Viral Content'

Craig Newmark | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media
Craig Newmark

My perspective, as usual, is that I'm a news consumer, never told anyone how to fix the news, I just want news I can trust.

Supported Housing: Persons With Disabilities and the "New Institutions"

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 04.10.2015 | Impact
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

It is clear to me that the state of these Assisted Living and Supported Housing programs must be changed. They must connect with the individual on how it feels to live like this, and what the emotional impacts in fact are.

Why Crowdfunding's a Good Idea

Craig Newmark | Posted 04.11.2015 | Money
Craig Newmark

Folks, lots of people have been doing crowdfunding campaigns lately, myself included, and they're pretty effective. In 2013 alone, crowdfunding raised about $5.1 billion worldwide.

On a Giving Trip With TOMS

Mark W. Guay | Posted 06.01.2015 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

I stood up, my shirt sticking to my chest from sweat, and thought of my students in New York who had their first snowfall that morning. As their teacher, I wished they were here with me and could experience this. Just one day in my shoes would teach them more than a textbook could in a year.

Hot and on Demand Parking Service ZIRX CEO Sean Behr Shares His 15 Year Entrepreneurship Journey

David Ongchoco | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

The sharing economy is on the rise. We've seen a big shift in the markets of public transportation and accommodation because of the likes of Uber and Airbnb respectively.

An Open Call for Career Mentors With Disabilities: Show Yourselves!

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 04.07.2015 | Women
Sarah Blahovec

The visibility and voices of these mentors, with and without disabilities, could mean that someday, nobody will be told that there is "nobody like that" to help them find their true potential and achieve their dreams.

West Africa: Transforming Potential Into Impact

Aurora Chisté | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact
Aurora Chisté

Sub-Saharan Africa contains 10 of the most fertile countries in the world. By 2050, the region's population is estimated to grow from 900 Million People to 2.1 Billion.

Students of Color and Women are Still Prone To Intense Harassment on College Campuses

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 03.30.2015 | Impact
Elwood D. Watson

All institutions of higher learning need to pay close attention to the concerns of students of color and women, aggressively listening to their concerns as well as making a valiant effort to produce a college campus that is receptive, stress free as possible and attentive to all students.

The Club Nobody Wants to Join: Mothers With Sons in Prison

S. L. Young | Posted 04.01.2015 | Black Voices
S. L. Young

There aren't any justifiable reasons that the alarming school-to-prison pipeline trends should continue. These systemic issues don't just take a village to address; it takes a nation and a world to resolve any ongoing and preventable injustices.

Four Rules for Companies That Want to Engage the Millennial Generation

Amanda Slavin | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Amanda Slavin

While it is easy to overgeneralize what Millennials want, mobile, entrepreneurial-minded young leaders are often misunderstood by the older generations attempting to reach them.

Why Being Nice Backfires So Often In Politics

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics

Legislative negotiations are rarely recognized for kind words exchanged between parties, and that's no coincidence. Bloomberg News White House reporte...

Left Right or Better: An Impactful Meeting of Minds

G. Benjamin Bingham | Posted 03.30.2015 | Impact
G. Benjamin Bingham

What difference does your money make when you invest or divest? You might be conservative and want nature to remain beautiful forever. You might be liberal and want to undo environmental injustices.

How to Get Beyond B-Minus: The State of Nonprofit Boards Today

Anne Wallestad | Posted 03.29.2015 | Impact
Anne Wallestad

Today, BoardSource launched Leading with Intent: A National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices, which is a comprehensive scan of current nonprofit board practices, policies, and performance.

The Potential Danger of Embracing Stereotypes

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 03.24.2015 | World
Elwood D. Watson

The recent terror attack in France, in which masked gunmen stormed into the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical newspaper and killed 12 peopl...

Side-stepping the Law of Unintended Consequences

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 03.23.2015 | Books
Stefan Simanowitz

The problem of the unintended consequences that can happen when we try to effect positive change is the subject of a new book published this month.

People and Other Animals: Who's Your Daddy?

Ken White | Posted 03.23.2015 | San Francisco
Ken White

The Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA recently started testing the DNA of many of our small, brown-ish dogs who appear to be at least part Chihuahua. Why, you might ask? Not a bad question.

My Beautiful Reward and the 7 Lessons It Has Taught Me

Mallory Weggemann | Posted 03.23.2015 | Impact
Mallory Weggemann

I was looking toward my future with hope, excitement and anticipation, it was a new chapter in life for me and I couldn't wait for what lay ahead. Until one day, everything I knew and everything I was looking forward to changed in the matter of a split second.

Alena Hall

Wall Street Refugee Now Tells The Stories Of Those Fixing Our Country

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 01.21.2015 | Impact

Greg Behrman's resume highlights include Wall Street worker, federal government official, scholar and military veteran. But the latest entry could be ...

We Are Each Other's Destiny

Jacqueline Novogratz | Posted 03.21.2015 | Impact
Jacqueline Novogratz

Dr. King's life is a reminder to seek light in darkness, to be the change itself. In this, I find much room for optimism around the world in young men and women equipped with both skills and moral courage, daring to do what is right, not easy.