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Oct
2014

In News

By JLNewsome

Kiewit Foundation (NE) shares strategic plan, research

On 25, Oct 2014 | In News | By JLNewsome

Peter Kiewit Foundation

Over the past year, the Kiewit Foundation undertook a strategic planning process with PEG; the plan & related research are now available [Read More]

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Aug
2014

In News

By JLNewsome

Becton Dickinson (NJ) Announces 2014 Innovation Awards

On 26, Aug 2014 | In News | By JLNewsome

August 24, 2014 – Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX), a leading global medical technology company & its partners have announced the winners of the 2014 “Innovations in Care” awards. PEG founder John Newsome served as an expert review panelist for the HIV Prevention and Management awards. [Read More]

 

12

May
2013

In News

By JLNewsome

Innovative Public-Private Partnerships

On 12, May 2013 | In News | By JLNewsome

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“Corporate World Lends Big Guns to Battle Disease,” Financial Times, Dec 2012 (Interview with  John Newsome)

“A recent report from the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (Gain) argues that nutrition plays a critical role in supporting the health….”

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12

May
2013

In News

By JLNewsome

NY Newsday & Baltimore Sun, Editorial pages, April 2007

On 12, May 2013 | In News | By JLNewsome

In an April 2007 New York Newsday & Baltimore Sun op-ed, John Newsome contrasts South African vs. US political leadership and equivocation on marriage equality

“Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s support for gay-marriage legislation – even though he acknowledges passage by the State Legislature is unlikely – reflects that new American leaders are emerging on this issue. His backing for such legislation follows the lead of the mayors of Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco…”

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12

May
2013

In News

By JLNewsome

Stanford Social Innovation Review: “What Workers Want Is What the World Needs”

On 12, May 2013 | In News | By JLNewsome

According to Net Impact CEO Liz Maw (SSIR blog, 05.24.12): “Employers who provide workers with tangible ways to make a positive social or environmental impact will find that it pays off” [Read More]

 

12

May
2013

In News

By JLNewsome

White House Honors Larkin Street Executive Director

On 12, May 2013 | In News | By JLNewsome

On July 12, 2012 the White House and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness honored Larkin Street Executive Director Sherilyn Adams for making a significant difference in the fight against homelessness among children and youth. [Read More]

 

12

May
2013

In News

By JLNewsome

Glide Church: Weekly Podcast

On 12, May 2013 | In News | By JLNewsome

Glide Memorial Church is a beloved San Francisco institution, and a beacon to the world.  In case you can’t make it to church *every* Sunday, check out the weekly Glide Sunday Celebration podcast! [Listen here]

 

12

May
2013

In News

By JLNewsome

About Tipping Point Community’s “T Lab”

On 12, May 2013 | In News | By JLNewsome

Tipping Point Community’s “T Lab”: Designing and Testing New Approaches in the Fight Against Poverty

“Companies and investors spend billions to develop new products, technologies and services, but far less is invested in solving social problems. With 1.3 million people living in poverty, the stakes are high. In its inaugural year, T Lab will explore new solutions in childcarepre-k education and prisoner re-entry…” [Read More]

12

May
2013

In News

By JLNewsome

Celebrating Launch of the Kapor Center for Social Impact!

On 12, May 2013 | In News | By JLNewsome

The Mitchell Kapor Foundation announces a “new public face”: the Kapor Center for Social Impact!

“For the past year, we’ve been keeping you abreast of an ongoing strategic shift here at the Kapor Foundation. We’re very excited to announce that we’ve arrived. As of May 15, 2013, the Kapor Foundation will have a new public face, the Kapor Center for Social Impact. Through a shared vision, set of values, and program activities, we’ll work more closely with Kapor Capital, our sibling venture capital microfirm focused on seed-stage tech startups…”

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