July 26, 2015
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The people who credit mass incarceration for reducing crime in the United States have it all wrong, writes Allison Schrager in Quartz.
In advance of National Voter Registration Day on September 22, Independent Sector, the National Council of Nonprofits, Nonprofit VOTE, and United Way Worldwide have launched Nonprofit Votes Count, a national campaign aimed at encouraging every eligible nonprofit staff member and volunteer to register and vote.
Sunday is the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the ADA National Network and its ten regional centers have out together a nice tool kit to mark the occasion.
The folks at Vox have posted a new explainer on the Common Core.
On the NowStand4 site, Grant Trahant interviews Andrea Tamburini, CEO of Action Against Hunger, about his organization's efforts to treat malnutrition and end hunger around the globe.
With the goal of helping PEPFAR (President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) in its ongoing efforts to increase data transparency and general participation in the COP process, amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, has launched a PEPFAR Country/Regional Operational Plans (COPs/ROPs) database featuring planned funding reported in publicly released 2007-2014 country and regional operational plans.