Children’s Advocacy Centers are available to approximately 4 in every 5 U.S. children, yet over 13 million children are living in areas without a CAC. Teresa Huizar, Director of the National Children’s Alliance shares a conversation on the role advocacy centers play in helping children heal from abuse.
Workplace giving through payroll deductions has become a key method of fundraising for non-profit organizations. On this edition of Comcast Newsmakers, Brian Gallagher, President and CEO of the United Way Worldwide discussed the next phase of workplace giving, the Philanthropy Cloud, which will encourage engagement through digital technology.
Intellectual property theft costs Americans hundreds of billions of dollars each year. Kim Tignor of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law discusses IP rights and protections, along with efforts to educate and support minority communities to prevent theft of creative works and ideas.
Young people reap many benefits from mentoring, including higher graduation rates, improved self-esteem and improved interpersonal skills. A discussion with Elizabeth Santiago, Chief Program Officer of Mentor The National Mentoring Partnership, about how traditional and more informal types of mentoring can help youth thrive.
Each day in the United States, three women are killed by their partners every day. Susie Chase, Executive Director of the Maryland/DC Region of One Love discusses the importance of education communities on the signs and symptoms of relationship violence and abuse. By stigmatizing unhealthy behaviors, One Love hopes to stop incidents of relationship violence before they have a chance to start.
Latinos are underrepresented at America's most prestigious schools, contributing to a lack of diversity in leadership roles in the U.S. Elizabeth Vaquera of Cisneros Hispanic Leadership Institute discusses Hispanic enrollment, retention and graduation.
Jill Horner speaks with Barbara Maronski, Director of Cure4Camden from the Center for Family Services, about Cure4Camden, the Impact on the Community, and Community Involvement. Interview recorded 1/17/2018.