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Convenience stores contribute over $1 billion a year to charities, with a particular focus on local causes. (Graphic: Business Wire)
AP, Foundations, News
ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2018--Convenience stores contribute or collect more than $1 billion to charities annually, according to a national...
"Doctor greating patient" by Vic licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
A new survey by NPR surveyed more than 3,000 households across the U.S. to find out how Americans were dealing...
George A Jones CEO
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
George A. Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Bread for the City, discusses how community-based challenges impede in effectively serving low-income...
"Silk Road Project at Madison Elementary" by Phil Roeder licensed under CC BY 2.0
Education, News
A federal grant program that had been affecting teachers by wrongfully adding debt to their accounts will now allow for...
"National Museum of American History, on the National Mall in Washington, DC." by lorax licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 from Wikimedia Commons
Arts, Media & Culture, News
The Smithsonian announced earlier this month that it will be featuring its first-ever gallery to highlighting the experiences of Latinos...
Paula Thompson in the studio
Justice & Poverty, Previews
Paula Thompson Felder, Executive Director of Voices for A Second Chance, discusses the organization's unique approach in helping incarcerated individuals...
Trump Water Rollback
AP, Environment, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration proposed withdrawing federal protections for countless waterways and wetlands across the country Tuesday, making...
Immigration Teen Detention Camps
AP, Children & Families, News
Nearly every adult working with children in the U.S. — from nannies to teachers to coaches — has undergone state...
Sharon Toomer Poster
Arts, Media & Culture, Previews
Sharon Toomer, Executive Director of the National Association of Black Journalists, discusses how the organization helps journalism students become more...
1000 Guns
AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
CHICAGO (AP) — Ke'Shon Newman's daily routine is guided by guns — the hundreds of illegal pistols, revolvers and other...
Time Person Of The Year
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
Time magazine named four journalists and a newspaper on Tuesday as its 2018 Person of the Year for what it...
Jon White Consortium of Ocean Leadership
Environment, Previews
Jon White, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, discusses the importance of cultivating aquatic species...
"Torg Bridge" by Paul Kurlak licensed under CC BY 2.0
Foundations, News
This month Virginia Tech announced that it received its largest donation ever, totaling $50 million from various leaders, including the...
"influenza - flu" by Matteo Bagnoli licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry discovered links between certain common infections and the development of mental illness in...
Tanya-Hilton-Poster-2
Arts, Media & Culture, Previews
Tanya Hilton, Executive Director of CulturalDC, discusses how art plays an integral role in uniting individuals within copacetic communities. ...
"Latino Read 1096" by US Department of Education licensed under CC BY 2.0
Education, News
Thousands of people who cross the US-Mexico border every day are students, according to San Diego Tribune, and the sudden...
"MoMA PS1 YAP - Wendy - Photo 01.jpg" by Forgemind ArchiMedia licensed under CC BY 2.0
Arts, Media & Culture, News
Art handlers at MoMa PS1 in Queens are getting paid much less than their career equals at the MoMa in...
Executive Director, Rebecca Medrano
Arts, Media & Culture, Previews
Rebecca Read Medrano, Co-founder and Executive Director of GALA Hispanic Theatre, discusses how the theater's programs speak to a wide...
"IMG_1418" by Casey Renner licensed under CC BY 2.0
Environment, News
At the U.S.-Mexico border, pollution is growing as the region becomes a dumping ground for old metal scraps and a...
"Gypsy: Sisters" by J Stimp licensed under CC BY 2.0
Justice & Poverty, News
A reporter for L.A. Times found that instead of experiencing compassion and sympathy for families who are living in poverty,...
Emily Loya at the Studio
Arts, Media & Culture, Education, Previews
Emily Loya, General Manager of KCOSTV El Paso, discusses how the funds used for public television generate quality programming across...
"Nuked: Middletown, California, After the Wildfires" by Bob Dass licensed under CC BY 2.0
Justice & Poverty, News
This week, officials in California launched what will be the largest wildfire clean-up in the state’s history, according to KQED....
"ICE Courts, Greens Rd, Houston, TX" by Patrick Feller licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
Earlier this week the White House requested an additional $190 million to continue detaining immigrants at the border and running...
Carol Jenkins, CEO of World Learning Inc.
Education, Previews
Carol Jenkins, CEO of World Learning Inc., discusses how the organization educates college students, including those with special needs, so...
"Man holding joint in his hand" by Marco Verch licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
The Minnesota Department of Health will be adding Alzheimer’s to its list of conditions that can be treated with medical...
"Army engineers support 'Technology Needs Teens'" by U.S. Army CERDEC licensed under CC BY 2.0
Education, News
The White House announced a plan to improve STEM education and resources across the U.S. to prepare the country for...
Lynne Maguire, Board Chair of World Learning Inc.
Education, Previews
Lynne Maguire, Board Chair of World Learning Inc., discusses how the organization's core values impact its educational services and helps...
Climate Emissions 2018
AP, Environment, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide experienced their largest jump in...
Central America Migrant Caravan
AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has separated 81 migrant children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border since the...
Kyle Zimmer on INSIGHT show
Education, Previews
Kyle Zimmer, President & CEO of First Book, discusses how the organization's economically sustainable foundation helps children from low-income backgrounds...

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