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Fifty Lessons Learned from Decade in International Development

New York, N.Y.  The purpose of the symposium was to train and support the next generation of progressive political entrepreneurs. Mark Green‘s former campaign staffer Keith Dumanski had recommended me to the New York Director of the NLC, Daniel Getman, and here I was: ready to give life lessons. An awkward thought crossed my mind […]

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Fifty Lessons Learned from a Decade of Service in International Development

New York, N.Y.  I recently had the honor of addressing the Fellows of the New York City New Leaders Council (NLC) as part of their 2010 Institute. Other presenters included Jeffrey Plaut, founding partner of the Global Strategies Group, Elizabeth Caputo, chair of theDemocratic Leadership for the 21st Century, and Stephanie Berger, president of Berger-Hirschberg Strategies in Washington. My own […]

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From Kansas to Cairo: Introducing Soliya’s “Terana” Network

Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan addressed the symposium “11-9: From Hate to Hope.” In her speech, H.M. Queen Noor of Jordan reminded the assembled crowd that we must pursue more constructive paths to narrow the divide between Western and predominantly Muslim societies. “Today we can see clearly that we have the tools at our […]

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Connecting Disaster Relief Through Technology After Earthquake in Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It cannot be overstated how hard the Haitian people — and their infrastructure — have been hit by the recent earthquake.After suffering cumulative damage from non-stop hurricanes over the last three years — beginning with Hurricane Jeanne that destroyed Gonaives — their suffering has been unimaginable. The damage seems to be equal to that […]

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U.S. House Passes Emergency Funding Bill for Migrant Care Crisis

Wayfair Accused of Selling Mattresses to Youth “Detention Centers”

U.N.: World Faces ‘Climate Apartheid’ with 120 Million More in Poverty

Australia Rescues Children of Dead Islamic State Fighters

Beyond Skin: Norm Yip Celebrates LGBTQ Pride with Luce Support

Immigrant Defense Project Releases “Know Your Rights With ICE”