Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on homeless youth, with guests: Ann Oliva, Executive Director of National Alliance to End Homelessness; Rheneisha Robertson, Executive Director of Covenant House New Orleans; & Sherilyn Adams, Executive Director of Larkin Street Youth Services.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — In the mostly conservative city of Colorado Springs, Club Q has long been a go-to spot for members of the LGBTQ community — a safe space where many felt they could let down their guard and just be themselves.
MacKenzie Scott’s big gifts have been a boon to the charities who received them, and widespread fears in the nonprofit world that her gifts would lead other donors to pull back their support or that small groups wouldn’t be able to handle them were largely unfounded.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the digital divide, with guests: Cyndy Yu-Robinson, Executive Director of Kramden Institute; Scot Henley, Executive Director of Digitunity; & Joe Paul, CEO of Byte Back.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Leaders of Georgia’s oldest city voted Thursday to strip the name of a former U.S. vice president and vocal slavery advocate from the public square named in his honor more than 170 years ago.
OAXACA, Mexico (AP) — Differences over abortion have pitted one large batch of U.S. states against another — one group imposing sweeping bans, the other intent on preserving access to abortion. To a remarkable extent, that’s also the case in America’s southern neighbor, Mexico.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The national reckoning on race and policing that followed the death of George Floyd — with a Minneapolis police officer’s knee on his windpipe — spurred a torrent of state laws aimed at fixing the police.
GENEVA (AP) — The number of people infected with tuberculosis, including the kind resistant to drugs, rose globally for the first time in years, according to a report Thursday by the World Health Organization.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on feeding Mississippi, with guest: Charles Beady Jr., CEO of Mississippi Food Network.
Juan Hernandez III, CEO of a nonprofit lending fund, has made about 17 loans to Latino entrepreneurs and business owners across Sonoma County, California.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on a closer look at urban poverty, with guests: Alfred Lomas, Founder and Executive Director of Inner City Visions.
A couple of years into the pandemic, Shirley Neville had finally had enough of her shoddy internet service.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on USA Naturalization and Citizenship, with guests: Mitra Shavarini, Executive Director of Project Citizenship; Angélica Salas, Executive Director of Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights; & Jane Graupman, Executive Director of International Institute of Minnesota.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on a closer look at rural poverty, with guest: Lance Cheslock, Executive Director of La Puente.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on refugees in America, with guests: Maureen White, Executive Director of Refugees International; David McKeever, Interim CEO and CFO of Refugee Services of Texas; & Krish O’Mara Vignarajah, CEO of Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Services.
As the number of immigrants seeking court permission to avoid deportation grows, foundations in Los Angeles have joined with local governments to direct millions of dollars to pay for lawyers to represent the immigrants, an effort they hope will be copied across the country.
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Student activists held school walkouts across Virginia on Tuesday to protest Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s proposed changes to the state’s guidance on transgender student policies, revisions that would roll back some accommodations.
RESERVE, La. (AP) — Sprawling industrial complexes line the drive east along the Mississippi River to the majority-Black town of Reserve, Louisiana. In the last seven miles the road passes a massive, rust-colored aluminum-oxide refinery, then the Evonik chemical plant, then rows of white tanks at the Marathon oil refinery.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego City Council rescinded a resolution it passed 80 years ago in support of the incarceration of Japanese Americans in prison camps during World War II.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on feeding the hungry, with guests: Dr. Melony Samuels, founder & CEO of The Campaign Against Hunger; Celia Cole, Chief Executive Officer of Feeding Texas; & Monica White, President & CEO of Food Share of Ventura County.