Advocates Writing Big Checks, NPOs Relocating Events After Charlottesville

Philanthropy responded on a number of fronts following protests that turned violent in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend and President Donald Trump’s assertion that both sides were to blame. Civil rights organizations received seven-figure pledges in response while several charities high-profile charities said they would no longer hold their galas at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club. American Cancer…

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Charity Navigator Celebrates World Humanitarian Day, August 19

Humanitarian (adjective): 1. having concern for or helping to improve the welfare and happiness of people; 2. pertaining to saving of human lives or to the alleviation of sufferingHumanitarian (noun): a person actively engaged in promoting human welfare and social reforms, as a philanthropistThe United Nations General Assembly declared August 19 to be World Humanitarian…

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Walmart’s “Company Store” a Bad Deal for Workers

August 8, 2017; New York Times A recent New York Times article by Michael Corkery provides an interesting perspective to consider before we write off the need for a more active and prominent role for government in ensuring a more equitable economy. For 100 years, the small town of Fulton in upstate New York was…

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