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Sep 6, 2016

Leveling the Playing Field in STEM for Underrepresented Youth

To help break the cycle of generational poverty, educational programming focused on STEM initiatives aims to foster academic excellence and create a pipeline to college for young scholars. Level Playing Field Institute utilizes STEM to eliminate barriers for students of color by creating a curriculum that fosters social justice, sustainability, and research.

Sep 6, 2016

Building a Life After a Life of Hate

By acknowledging their own experiences as integral to the scope of their work, Life After Hate works to rehabilitate those who have fallen into extremist hate movements.

Sep 6, 2016

A National Voice for Long-Term Resident Care

The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care advocates for quality, individualized care and protection of rights for individuals receiving long-term services and supports.

Sep 6, 2016

Deaf Action Center: A Place of Empowerment

Deaf Action Center provides those who are deaf and hard of hearing the means to ensure advancement through education, economic security and good health.

Sep 6, 2016

Tackling Reproductive Rights from an Interdisciplinary Lens

The Center for Reproductive Rights utilizes law, partnerships, and storytelling to protect and advance reproductive freedom across the globe.

Aug 1, 2016

Leveraging Technology to End World Hunger

One of the world’s leading NGOs embraces innovation—along with its tradition of giving chickens, goats and cows—to transform the way it operates across the world.

Aug 1, 2016

Bringing Together Environmentalism and Human Rights Efforts

More than 25 years ago, founders of Global Links recognized the power of combining environmentalism and human rights efforts to combat the burden of medical equipment surplus and the growing need from resource-poor communities.

Aug 1, 2016

Enriching North Carolinians’ Understanding of Their New Neighbors

North Carolina is among the states with the highest growth rate of its Latino population, and changing demographics call for informed leadership.

Aug 1, 2016

Supporting Low-Tech Solutions to Global Problems

Finding a simple solution, testing it, and scaling it up, is the approach used by BRAC across health, education, financial empowerment, livelihood, and all other programs that the organization operates.

Aug 1, 2016

Using Regional Approaches to Solve Social Problems: Taking a Page from the Private Sector Playbook

For organizations whose missions require reaching vulnerable populations and with donors increasingly focused on value for money, the challenges of working in small countries can be daunting. Taking a page from the private sector playbook, DKT has developed a regional platform to address the challenges.