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Ford Foundation
yesterday at 16:02. Facebook
One of the key questions we’ve been debating is whether the human rights framework of the last fifty years can now be harnessed in new ways. The answer is yes--here's what we're thinking.
One of the key questions weve been debating is whether the human

What strengthening human rights has to do with challenging inequality

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Paul Yih Sr.
Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation
yesterday at 14:58. Facebook
Darren Walker's third commencement address this year focuses on our freedom of belief and the responsibility to accept others that comes with it.
Darren Walkers third commencement address this year focuses on our freedom of
Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation
yesterday at 14:23. Facebook
In late 2015, Darren Walker approached our Talent and Human Resources team and asked us to create a professional development program for graduates of the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI). Here's what happened after.
In late 2015 Darren Walker approached our Talent and Human Resources team

Why the Ford Foundation launched a program for formerly incarcerated people—and how we did it

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Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation
05/19/2017 at 14:49. Facebook
Darren Walker's 2017 commencement tour focuses on four crucial American ideals: the four freedoms.

Two weeks ago, he highlighted that our freedom from want comes with the responsibility to serve at Michigan State University. Today at Simmons College, Darren will highlight that our free speech comes with the responsibility to listen. #Sims17
Darren Walkers 2017 commencement tour focuses on four crucial American ideals the
Reji Larco
Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation
05/18/2017 at 15:42. Facebook
Our colleague Amy Brown, senior program officer for Civic Engagement and Government, share reflections on her #AmericanDreamScorePBS.

Take the quiz to get yours: [ Fordfoundation.org Link ]
Our colleague Amy Brown senior program officer for Civic Engagement and Government
Babatunde David Olasehinde
Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation
05/18/2017 at 14:27. Facebook
Got your #AmericanDreamScorePBS yet? Our Ford Foundation colleagues took the quiz and here are the results.

Take the quiz: [ Fordfoundation.org Link ]
Got your AmericanDreamScorePBS yet Our Ford Foundation colleagues took the quiz and

What’s Your American Dream Score?

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Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation
05/16/2017 at 17:47. Facebook
What have you had to overcome to get where you are today? Take the quiz and get your American Dream Score.
What have you had to overcome to get where you are today

Your American Dream Score

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Bill Meecham
Susan Finley
Andrea Fierro
Ford Foundation
Ford Foundation
05/16/2017 at 14:35. Facebook
Frederico Gutiérrez Zuluaga, mayor of Medellín, Colombia, explains how inequality and a lack of opportunity and education has led to violence and unrest in Colombia. More: InequalityIs.org
Jacqueline Patchen
Laura Betancur Fernández
Connie Prince
How do we survive the age of rapid technological change? MIT Media Lab's Joi Ito and journalist Jeff Howe lay out new “rules.”
How do we survive the age of rapid technological change MIT Media

Joi Ito and Jeff Howe’s new rules for our faster, tech-driven world

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Coraly Ferraz
Jeff Chang, author and music critic, explains why the lack of diversity in our culture creates inequality elsewhere. Only when the stories of diverse groups of people are told, can we create a just and equal society.

More: InequalityIs.org #InequalityIs
Dorothy Callaway
Patrick Littel
Charles Buchanan
Darren Walker's message to Michigan State University graduates: Our freedom from want comes with the responsibility to serve others and extend our freedoms.
Darren Walkers message to Michigan State University graduates Our freedom from want
Coraly Ferraz
Babatunde David Olasehinde
Reji Larco
Rikers: An American Jail documentary features former inmate stories that shed light to the abuses inside #Rikers Island. Watch the documentary tonight on PBS at 9pm ET.
"[Rikers Island] is a microcosm of everything wrong with America’s criminal-justice system—but may also offer a model for how it can be righted." -- Darren Walker
Rikers Island is a microcosm of everything wrong with Americas criminaljustice systembut

What America Can Learn From Rikers Island

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Jeff Bickford
Projeto Sol
Donna Burn Rabbitt
The Ford Foundation-funded documentary The Force looks deep inside the long-troubled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform.

Catch the film at #HotDocs17 in Toronto.
The Ford Foundation-funded The Workers Cup Film follows a group of migrant workers in Qatar who, stuck in isolated camps, work arduous hours for unlivable wages building sites for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Catch the film at #HotDocs17 in Toronto!
Teri Skillman
FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT: In the aftermath of the 2016 election, American politics has been wracked by questions over the future of democracy in an era of inequality and political conflict. But these concerns are not new. In 2008, the collapse of the financial system plunged the world into the worst downturn since the Great Depression. This crisis sparked many of the conflicts that are shaping...
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FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT In the aftermath of the 2016 election American politics

FB Live Event: Democracy Against Domination feat. Sabeel Rahman

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Today, Ford Foundation President Darren Walker will address Michigan State University graduates with a strong message: that our freedom from want comes with the responsibility to serve.

Watch it live here starting at 3:30pm CT: [ Tv.wkar.org Link ]
Today Ford Foundation President Darren Walker will address Michigan State Univer
Babatunde David Olasehinde
Babatunde David Olasehinde
Drew Womack
New report by INSAD found a shocking number of early child unions in Mexico. Latin America is the only region in the world where child marriages are increasing instead of being in decline. Find out why.
New report by INSAD found a shocking number of early child unions

Mexico’s lost generation of young girls robbed of innocence and education

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Claudia Elena Gutierrez Serrano
Ulric Mercado
Does bad behavior mean that one deserves to be shot and killed? This is the underlying question Strong Island film Documentary addresses. The #JUSTFILMS-funded film premieres at #HotDocs17 in Toronto this week.
Kris Brown Ham
Amos Paul Folayan
Bc Olope Jay
LIVE: Democracy against Domination event.

Due to technical difficulties, please watch our live event on Livestream. [ Livestream.com Link ]
LIVE: Democracy against Domination event

Democracy Against Domination by ffstream

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