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Tag: African Americans



Impact Investing

Finding a New North Star at UNCF

Part of a series of articles on helping mature organizations stay adaptive and increase their social impact.

By Allan Ludgate & Frances Messano | Aug. 14, 2013

Socially Responsible Business

Have You Asked Them What They Need?

Corporate social responsibility programs vs. community partnerships.

By Clay Gish | 5 | Jun. 3, 2013


Keeping Kids in School

With hard data and soft skills, Communities in Schools fine-tunes its model to reduce dropout rates.
By Suzie Boss | 4 | May. 15, 2013

Individual Giving

Diversity and Generosity

Where levels of workplace diversity are higher than average, the level of charitable giving also tends to be higher.
By Corinna Wu | 2 | May. 15, 2013


The Return of Segregation

Racial integration in US schools has declined in the wake of recent court decisions to release districts from earlier desegregation orders.
By Corinna Wu | May. 15, 2013

Individual Giving

Giving Black

A study from Liberty Hill Foundation provides insights into building philanthropy in African American communities.

By Ange-Marie Hancock | Dec. 18, 2012

Improving Educational Achievement for Minorities

Featuring Greg Walton | Jul. 18, 2012

Economic Development

A Plot of Land, a Path to Freedom

A valuable lesson for alleviating global poverty lies within the pages of African American history.

By Tim Hanstad | 2 | Feb. 29, 2012

Economic Development

The New Abnormal

"The New Abnormal" best describes the current economic and political condition of our nation.

By David La Piana | 3 | Aug. 17, 2011


Student Retention App

A new Facebook app helps incoming freshmen connect—but within the closed community of their college.
By Suzie Boss | Aug. 16, 2011