The political question is whether Hillary Clinton would once again listen to her corporate funders, like Eli Broad, or to teachers, unions and parents who are fed up with the test, sort, reward and punish approach to school improvement.
Robin Hood, New York's largest poverty-fighting organization, joined forces with Accenture Strategy to create an executive development and coaching program specifically for non-profit organizations that helped senior leaders strengthen core competencies.
Sadly, the good work that his foundation does is eviscerated by what he does on a much larger scale in New York state politics, national politics, and throughout the world in order to continue to line his coffers.
Over the next several months, we will take every penny that was raised and grant funds to the most effective organizations helping low-income victims and vulnerable populations in New York City, Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut.
If we as a society are to broach the veteran-civilian divide, we need social venues, optimal environments, where civilians and their families and children can get to know veterans and their families and children, up close and personal.
What made tonight different from all other nights? Why had we taken our rightful place at the surplus stalls on this night? Were we driven by our desire to see Gaga, or was it even more, to get a little Gaga ourselves?