Oct - Dec, 2009
Teaching for America
THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN |
The New York Times
In this op-ed Thomas Friedman writes about the state of America's education system and how cities, states and the federal government are all fighting back to get us out of an education hole.
On the Copenhagen Agenda, Saving Forests May Still Work
Bryan Walsh |
Bryan Walsh, a member of Rare's leadership team, contributes to this TIME piece on deforestation and climate change and what rare is doing to help.
Tech-career jolt of $4.5 million bound for nonprofit
Susan Kinzie |
The Washington Post
The Washington Post reports on a $4.5 million grant given to the local chapter of Year Up by Venture Philanthropy Partners.
Power of One
Gilbert Cruz |
TIME's Power of One series highlights Rebecca Onie, founder and CEO of Project HEALTH, recognizing her role in helping change how doctors practice medicine.
At the Base of the Pyramid
Erik Simanis |
Wall Street Journal
This piece features KickStart's innovative strategy of using untapped markets to help people escape poverty.
From slow start to Jumpstart: James Cleveland
Mary Moore |
Boston Business Journal
The Boston Business Journal profiles Jumpstart President James Cleveland and explains how his experience as a youth influences his leadership at Jumpstart.
Do Books Still Matter?
Jeannie Kim |
This article emphasizes the benefits of reading to children, profiling Jumpstart's research into how reading helps children understand the world around them.