Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy

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.

Jun 16, 2010

Echo Foundation honors Levines

Philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine, Charlotte, to receive 2010 Echo Award Against Indifference from Echo Foundation.

Jun 16, 2010

MacNamara to head League of Women Voters

Elisabeth MacNamara, Dekalb County, Ga., elected to two-year term as president, League of Women Voters of the Untied States

Aug 14, 2009

Couple gives $10M to ACLU

Irwin and Joan Jacobs donated $10 million American Civil Liberties Union as part of $335 million fundraising campaign, largest in ACLU's 89-year history.

Aug 6, 2009

Women’s Foundation names officers

Kathryn Downing named chair, Women's Foundation of California; Nicole Vazquez named vice chair.

Jul 28, 2009

Partnership formed to support LGBT students

Campus Pride and CAMPUSPEAK formed partnership to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender students at colleges across country.