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Guitars Not Guns: US-Based Programming for At Risk Youth

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – Can strumming a guitar help keep a teen off the streets? That’s the philosophy behind a D.C. nonprofit organization called Guitars not Guns. Guitars not Guns aims to help at-risk youth focus on music instead of street violence. (WJLA).…


Added by anna conn on April 5, 2015 at 12:55am — No Comments

Visual: Treat violence like it’s a contagious disease

Ted Talk: Gary Slutkin

Visual: Treat Violence Like It's a Contagious Disease

Gary Slutkin spent a decade fighting tuberculosis, cholera and AIDS epidemics in Africa. When the physician returned to the United States, he thought he’d…


Added by anna conn on May 27, 2014 at 11:01pm — No Comments

Off the Sidelines and Onto the Field: New Opportunities to Learn About Girls' Participation in Sports


This blog is part of a series organized by The Huffington Post and the NGO alliance InterAction around the London 2012 Olympics.

What could the era of…


Added by anna conn on August 9, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Next Generation Philanthropy

Next Gen Philanthropy

Hosted by Daniel Kaufman (November 2011)

Picture a philanthropist. Go ahead—close your eyes and really try to get an image in your mind. If you’re like most, you are probably picturing an older, very wealthy man. What do you see? Andrew Carnegie? Bill Gates? The Monopoly guy?…


Added by anna conn on November 15, 2011 at 10:11pm — No Comments


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