This weekend I delivered packages of food and toys to families in need in Brooklyn. As the excited children greeted me at their apartment doors, I could not help but think about the children in Newtown, Connecticut who would never … Read more
Monthly Archive: December 2012
Recently published reports show declines in the rates of obesity among children in both urban metropolises and smaller cities and towns. Though preliminary and confined for the most part to three geographical regions—Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and New York City—the data … Read more
That’s a question we ask ourselves a lot at AJLI. And the answer is (drum roll, please!) a great deal, even if difficult to measure in traditional professional terms.
Voluntarism has many meanings for different women. For some, it’s joining … Read more
The Budget Deficit. The Fiscal Cliff. Higher Taxes. Cuts to Entitlements. Whether funded through the government or by private donations, it’s hard for many U.S. nonprofit organizations not to feel anxious and unsettled.
In the midst of the dialogue between … Read more