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Liberty Hill's 2014 Fund for Change Grants

By Margarita Ramirez

This year Liberty Hill’s  Fund for Change is investing $864,000 in the most effective community organizers working on economic justice and LGBTQ justice in L.A. 1,163 more words

Poverty And Economic Justice

Contributions of The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation 

When Leonardo DiCaprio was appointed Messenger of Peace by the UN, we were excited to learn he has been actively involved in environmental/marine conservation through… 349 more words

Fundraiser/Fundraising

Nassau Bar Association to Offer Free Legal Help for Sandy Victims

The Nassau County Bar Association is hosting free legal consulting clinics for people dealing with legal issues related to Superstorm Sandy, which destroyed or damaged more than 95,000 buildings in Nassau and Suffolk counties and created more than 4.4 million cubic yards of debris when it hit the East Coast in 2012. 153 more words

Philanthropy

Why Advocate

Few words evoke more terror in nonprofit leaders than advocacy. Because of the fear, organizations without social change missions tend to forgo advocacy activities. Yet governments continue to shrink leaving more and more communities to depend on nonprofits instead of government for essential services. 407 more words

Philanthropy

Things To Do This Week in Baltimore

Check out these great events for the whole family sponsored by The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore or Associated agencies.

Sunday, September 14
9:00 a.m. 424 more words

THE ASSOCIATED

How My AmeriCorps Experience Helped Shape My Career

This Friday marks the 20th anniversary of the first cohort of AmeriCorps members taking their oath of service. While there will be many celebrations now until the end of the week, I wanted to take time to express how my AmeriCorps experience had impacted my life and career. 540 more words

Career

Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams Dyes Hair Pink for Late Mom and Breast Cancer Awareness

Before Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams dyed his trademark dreadlocks pink and painted his toenails pink in honor of his late mother, … 195 more words

Sports