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A Year After Charlottesville

By Joe Goldman / 2018 August 9th

Defending our democracy and standing up for our core values means pushing back on the escalation of racism, nativism, and xenophobia in our national discourse. Today and every day, we find hope and inspiration in the actions of those who stand against hatred and against those actions and rhetoric that offend the human dignity of all. Read More

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North Carolina organizations building a bold future for news and information together

By Teresa Gorman / 2018 August 1st

How can we help local news survive, transform, and thrive? This question will not be answered by one person, one organization, or one innovation. This theory is at the core of the work of the North Carolina Local News Lab Fund, which is announcing $500,000 in grants today. Read More

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Congress Needs Modern Tech to Keep Up with Constituents’ Needs. Here’s How Philanthropy Can Help.

By Chris Nehls / 2018 July 12th

Although civic engagement is essential to our democracy, Congress sorely lacks the resources needed to keep up with the staggering volume of constituent communication. The challenges are so fundamental that even modest levels of funding can create transformative change—and a stronger democracy will be the ROI. Read More

 

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