FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 per day on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 out of 50 states in a reversal that has largely spared only the Northeast.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers approved an austere budget early Wednesday that will shift $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the coming year, acknowledging protesters’ demands to cut police spending — but falling short of what activists sought.
NEW YORK (AP) — In the early summer of 1776, Thomas Jefferson worked away in the second floor parlor of a boardinghouse in downtown Philadelphia. Wielding language he would call “plain and firm,” he set down the words that still inspire those seeking justice and liberation, “All men are created equal.”
For the past two weeks, there have been numerous reports claiming the protests surrounding George Floyd’s death are perpetrating more violence. Guest writer Mark Oppenheim attended one of these protests in San Francisco and shares his personal experience on how the event created more unity among community members.
Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with The Wooden Floor CEO Dawn Reese on how the organization is encouraging dance and freedom of expression while also highlighting the importance of pursuing a higher education.
Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Executive Director Jesse Brackenbury on how the organization revolutionized the ways in which Boston is enjoyed by residents and visitors of all ages.
Experts have put together a list of ways that people can change their consumption patterns in order to reduce their waste, reduce their impact on the environment and ultimately help themselves in ensuring that foods and water are not polluted.
The number of educated immigrant women in OECD countries (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) now outnumbers men with low education, and they are also rising faster in high skill jobs than men.
Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Center for Developmental Services Executive Director Dana McConnell on how the organization unites therapists and other health staff to help disabled children lead independent lives.
Various nonprofit sectors have experienced a range of impacts. Conferences and group meetings are being delayed or cancelled. Nonprofits that provide services where direct contact or travel is required are heavily impacted. Fundraising and earned income streams are taking a hit. Other impacts will depend on sector:
Colleges and schools will have to implement stricter regulations when it comes to handling cases of sexual assault, offering less credibility to the victims, under new rules proposed by Secretary of State, DeVos and her team.