This week, the Compassion Collective, a group of writers including author Cheryl Strayed (“Wild”) and Elizabeth Gilbert (“Eat, Pray, Love”), initiated a campaign to raise $1-million for Syrian refugees, a goal they reached in just over a day
Investigative documentary “Rape of the Night Shift” has propelled legislation in California to improve protection in companies against sexual assault and rape, especially for janitorial staff who are most vulnerable.
A new survey indicates that the number of people who identify as transgender in America is double the size that policy-makers had predicted, potentially creating a greater sense of urgency to expand services for transgender individuals.
For a new collaboration in Stockton city in northern California, one hundred families are receiving $500, monthly stipends for 18 months to see if implementing a universal basic income in the U.S. can make a big difference for families.
According to a recent report under the World Health Organization (WHO), around 13 million people died in 2012 because of unhealthy environmental factors that could have otherwise been controlled, such as air quality, water quality, workplace safety, ultraviolet radiation and climate change.
As part of our mission to draw public attention and support to the important work of nonprofits in America, we sat down to chat with 21 accomplished nonprofit leaders in Minnesota to discuss their impact in driving positive change in the evolving landscapes of rural America.
As part of the “50 State Genocide Education Project” lawmakers from 20 states of the 42 in the U.S. that do not already require education on genocide awareness and prevention have pledged to introduce legislation for public schools to require education on the Holocaust and genocide.
The 2016 Forbes Women’s Summit will be a forum that brings together America’s top business leaders to share their expertise and ideas that address news ways of leveraging tools to build a bright future for the nation.
The World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Turkey – the first summit of its kind – will bring together leaders from around the world to build the “Education Cannot Wait – Fund for Education in Emergencies.”
The last count on homelessness in San Francisco in 2015 indicated that there were some 6,686 homeless people in the city. A more recent survey indicated that there might be closer to 10,000 homeless people living in shelters, hospitals and in the streets.
According to a new survey, the majority of business travelers who identify as LGBTQ tend to hide their gender identity or take extra steps to prevent people from knowing their gender identity in order to avoid being discriminated against.