After one year and millions of dollars, the de Blasio administration’s high-profile effort to revitalize its struggling schools has reduced the percentage of frequently absent students by three points, the schools chief told city lawmakers.
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The Foundation Center, the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide, elected Dominick Impemba and Susan Kish to its board at a meeting of the trustees on April 19, 2013.
Nine major companies are expected on Wednesday to join a global coalition of firms intent on converting to renewable energy.
Against the backdrop of the historic Paris climate treaty last month and in the face of mounting calls for sweeping investigations of the company, ExxonMobil investors have filed a series of shareholder resolutions seeking to reform the company's climate change policy.
Women’s rights advocates gathered at the Capitol today to renew their call for state legislators to pass the Women’s Equality Act.
Governor Cuomo believes that these steps will increase efficiency and reduce bureaucracy.
The money would be put towards large-scale renewable energy projects over the next decade.
The Federal Perkins Loan Program helped 6,966 students in the 2013-14 school year in the Rochester region alone.
A statewide conversion to renewable energy– a commonly stated goal for the Cuomo administration – is about to become a mandate.
With less than a week left to buy health plans under the Affordable Care Act for coverage that starts Jan. 1, about one in four existing customers have renewed coverage so far on the federal insurance marketplace, according to new government figures.
Following our recent program with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes on how philanthropy can help U.S. citizens build a better democracy, David Moore, Executive Director of the Participatory Politics Foundation, talks more about their flagship website, OpenCongress.org
Avi Poster, co-founder of a new grass-roots antipoverty coalition in Nashville, sees next year as an ideal time to get policy makers thinking more about how to help the millions of Americans who are struggling to make ends meet.
Rep. Paul Ryan’s support of provisions in a bill, the America Gives More Act. that is important to the philanthropic sector, has given charity policy advocates hope.
A wide-ranging collection of labor unions, environmental groups and other like-minded organizations are joining forces to push New York on climate change.
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