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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Echo Foundation honors Levines
Philanthropists Sandra and Leon Levine, Charlotte, to receive 2010 Echo Award Against Indifference from Echo Foundation.
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
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.
Women’s Foundation names officers
Kathryn Downing named chair, Women's Foundation of California; Nicole Vazquez named vice chair.
Partnership formed to support LGBT students
Campus Pride and CAMPUSPEAK formed partnership to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender students at colleges across country.