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Dance Revolution

Dance Revolution

Kathy O. Brozek  |  June 26, 2017

In the latest installment of our SSIR@PND series, management consultant Kathy O. Brozek explains how The Wooden Floor is licensing its successful arts education model to break the cycle of poverty....

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Commentary and Opinion

President's Budget Proposal Targets Foundations

President's Budget Proposal Targets Foundations

Tim Delaney   |   June 14, 2017

Tim Delaney, president and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, argues that the White House budget blueprint silently, yet effectively, targets private philanthropy as the fallback subsidy for government programs that would be downsized or eliminated....

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Connections

Hearts and Minds: The Arts and Civic Engagement
June 27, 2017
There is a substantial and consistent correlation between arts participation and civic engagement, a report from the James Irvine Foundation finds. Based on a literature review, the report, Hearts and Minds: The Arts and Civic Engagement (21 pages, PDF), found that people who participate in the arts are more likely than those who don't to...
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NPO Spotlight

Equal Justice Initiative

Equal Justice Initiative

June 27, 2017

Founded in 1989, the Equal Justice Initiative provides legal representation to people who have been illegally and/or wrongfully convicted, unfairly sentenced, or abused in jails and prisons; challenges the death penalty and excessive punishment; and offers re-entry assistance to the formerly incarcerated....

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On the Web

Ibrahim Index of African Governance
June 21, 2017

An information service of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, the Ibrahim Index of African Governance provides an annual statistical assessment of the quality of governance in African countries....

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Off the Shelf

The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age

The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age

May 5, 2017
David Callahan (New York, New York: Knopf, 2017)

In his new book, David Callahan gives us a grand tour of the philanthropic landscape in the opening decades of the twenty-first century while opening a window on how today's economic winners are eyeing philanthropy as the ultimate opportunity to convert wealth into power....

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