“Throughout my time in office, I tried to highlight the centrality of human rights. At every turn, our progress would not have been possible without the strong voice and activism of all of you—think tanks, non-governmental organizations, and concerned citizens." Ban Ki-moon, outgoing secretary-general of the United Nations [ Carnegie.io Link ]
Carnegie Corporation of New York awards Newark Public Library Foundation a $1 Million grant to support family literacy, digitize historic materials and stimulate future fundraising efforts. [ Carnegie.io Link ]
In NYT Op-Ed, Chris Daggett (Pres. & CEO, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation) discusses how proceeds from the FCC broadband spectrum auction could benefit the public if used "to build a 21st-century infrastructure for public interest media" [ Nyti.ms Link ]
On this #GivingTuesday, learn more about Andrew Carnegie’s philosophy of giving. Download a free copy of “The Gospel of Wealth,” the philanthropist’s most famous essay!
We recently sat down with Springpoint's executive director JoEllen Lynch to talk about the lessons the organization has learned from its work, and about a new guide that provides a roadmap to school design for others looking to do this work. [ Carnegie.io Link ]