Ford Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: Ford Foundation
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Bill Cirone: Warning Signs of Drug Use That All Parents Should Know

Many parents worry about their children experimenting with drugs, but very few parents know the warning signs that could indicate a child is actually abusing or addicted to drugs. It is powerful and important information.Addiction can ruin a child’s life, ... [Published Noozhawk.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

The Doom Loop of Philanthropy

Thomas Piketty’s new book on the concentration of wealth in advanced market democracies has prompted a good deal of discussion of dynastic wealth and its possible future. Earlier this month, Ezra Klein of Vox warned that we face a “ doom loop of oligarchy ... [Published National Review - 17 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Strengthening prosecutorial accountability in South Africa

As gatekeepers to the criminal justice system, prosecutors are its most powerful officials. Prosecutors’ considerable discretion – about whom to charge and for which crimes – affects the lives and fate of thousands of criminal suspects, and the safety ... [Published Institute For Security Studies - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Severe shortage of tech talent in government, says report

Existing levels of information technology talent within government and civil society do not meet the current needs, finds a report based on dozens of interviews and secondary research.And, technically skilled programmers, designers and engineers with ... [Published Fierce Government IT - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

That stop Pakistan from becoming a big power

1. Political leadership: Structured in deeply rooted feudal system is what failing the nation in providing any guidance; 5 percent of landholders possess 64 percent of total farmland.2. Corruption: A major impediment to progress. In 2013, it scored 127 ... [Published Arab News - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: Bishop Ford closing shocks athletic department

Devin Dingle and his Bishop Ford teammates saw their championship game loss as just the beginning of their climb to the top of the Catholic boys’ basketball league. Instead, it was the last game they will likely play in a Falcons uniform.The star junior ... [Published Brooklyn Daily - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Time to Degree Revisited: Back to the Future

A major study had recently called for extra financial support aimed at finishing the doctorate. The research supporting that conclusion was thorough and respected. The foundation followed the study’s broad recommendations.So was born a major new program ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

VP Biden To Deliver Commencement Speech At MDC

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Vice President Joe Biden is coming to South Florida in May to deliver the commencement address at Miami-Dade College’s graduation ceremonies.Biden will join other distinguished leaders who will address nearly 15,000 graduates during ... [Published CBS Miami - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Tinubu Named LAUTECH Chancellor

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been named chancellor of  Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, in  Osun State.The university authourities in a bulletin said it  will on ... [Published Leadership - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

About the project

This report is made possible by the Heartland Project, an initiative to broaden news coverage of Nebraska’s communities of color, as well as gay, lesbian and transgender issues.The project is funded by the Ford Foundation and is a collaboration among ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

MCC Shares Results of Gender Policy in New York City (4/18/14)

WASHINGTON, April 18 -- The Millennium Challenge issued the following news release: The Millennium Challenge Corporation joined donor agencies, philanthropists, foundations, and the investment community at the Ford Foundation in New York City to share ... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

ICIR offers investigative journalism training

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) based in Abuja has announced a two-year investigative journalism training and reporting project for Nigerian journalists.The programme is to be conducted with funding from the Ford Foundation, ... [Published Daily Trust - Apr 18 2014]

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...as being the proving ground for consumer centric, innovative financial products," said Cynthia Campbell, director of innovation labs at Filene. "And partnering with the NCUF to test the viability of Non-Prime Auto Loans with mainstream financial institutions was a natural fit since their experience in working with low-to-moderate income consumers is extensive."
...Seasons FCU takes a holistic approach to its relationship with its borrowers, according to Jeff Rindfleisch, vice president of financial services. "We really believe in developing a deeper relationship with the member" Rindfleisch told
"Some government agencies such as the NSA employ legion technologists to engage in surveillance while, at the same time, other government agencies – such as those involved in social problems – are relatively starved for such talent" says a report (pdf) from Freedman Consulting that was commissioned by the Ford Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation
The behavior of Ford Foundation-aided graduate students in the 1960s and early 70s suggested, says Geiger, that "given a shortage of academic jobs, it seemed better to acquire stronger qualifications than to acquire them sooner."

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That stop Pakistan from becoming a big power [Published Arab News - Apr 23 2014]
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NCUF, Filene Piloting Subprime Auto Loans [Published Credit Union Times - Apr 22 2014]
Why not a war on child poverty? [Published Reuters - Apr 22 2014]
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Family of Oscar-Nominated, Cannes Critics’ Priz... [Published PRWeb - Apr 22 2014]
14 CUs Across the US to Participate in Non-Prim... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 22 2014]
Time to Degree Revisited: Back to the Future [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Apr 21 2014]
VP Biden To Deliver Commencement Speech At MDC [Published CBS Miami - Apr 21 2014]
The Brave Sage of Timbuktu: Abdel Kader Haidara [Published National Geographic - Apr 21 2014]
Chemistry professor receives SEC Faculty Award [Published University of Georgia - Apr 21 2014]
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A somewhat quiet place [Published New York Social Diary - Apr 21 2014]
Tinubu Named LAUTECH Chancellor [Published Leadership - Apr 21 2014]
Senegalese woman has conquered numerous obstacl... [Published Lawrence Journal-World - Apr 21 2014]
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Subverting Majority Rule [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 16 2014]
A former member of President Barack Obama’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) warned policymakers Wednesday that unions and Obama’s labor appointees could undermine the principles of worker choice by transforming U.S. labor law. Brian Hayes, who ...
Forging a New Global Partnership with Cities: R... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 16 2014]
John Romano, Global Policy Fellow, New York City Last week, I joined thousands of city leaders from all around the world in Medellín, Colombia for the UN’s premiere showcase event for sustainable cities – the World Urban Forum . With the theme of “Urban ...
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation To Sponsor Recov... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 15 2014]
CENTER CITY, Minn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider, will sponsor the "Recovery 2.0" free online conference May 3-7. The web-based event will ...
The Docu-Series Years of Living Dangerously Tri... [Published TIME.com - Apr 12 2014]
MoreClimate Change Is a Game of Risk Warming World Threatens Us All, Warns U.N. Report The Latest on Climate Change’s Impacts and Other Fascinating News on the Web There’s a fascinating moment during the first episode of Showtime’s new climate change ...
Films to fall asleep to in Tanzania [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Apr 11 2014]
Smooth camera work. Masterful writing. Clear audio. Linear narratives. There are plenty of people who watch Hollywood films and think that their local films could look and feel more like the productions that grace movie theatres across American. Many ...
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