Julian Zugazagoitia, Director of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, discusses one of the U.S.’s gem museums developed in the 20s and opened in 1933, and its role as one of the community’s most influential historical and artistic assets.
Dr. Asad Dean, Board Member of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, discusses the importance of supporting art as a treasure and gift to the community and the way in which art becomes healing and transformative for those who experience it.
Reforming the criminal justice system in America requires examination of the underlying causes of each crime, explains Marc Levin, Director of the Center for Effective Justice at the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Indigenous languages are rapidly disappearing, leaders continue to be assassinated, youth suicides are on the rise and human rights are routinely disrespected, participants of a major United Nations forum said Friday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Retired banking executive T. Denny Sanford has given much of his $1.4 billion in donations to the health care and research fields, but the 80-year-old philanthropist says he finds the most joy in spearheading programs that help children.
According to the Pew Charitable Trusts, as of the first of this year, some 22 new states reinstated regulations stipulating that “able-bodied adults between the ages of 18 and 49 who have no young children living with them” can only be eligible for food stamps if they work or take part in a qualified job-training program for 80 hours a month.
Source: Memphis Business Journal This week, in collaboration with local nonprofits, foundations, and corporations, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis launched a regional database that combines information on the area’s social issues and the local nonprofits working to solve them. According to the Memphis Business Journal, WHEREweLIVEmidsouth.org gives users an “interactive map” of information about [...]