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Front-line Hero: Giving voice to Afghan women

Michelle Arnot on Mar 14, 2017

When a woman leaves Afghanistan for New York City, she is likely to find kindred souls in Fresh Meadows, Queens. But what she often carries to the United States is cultural baggage – baked into family…

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Youth in foster care need you – and not in the way you think

Dawn Saffayeh on May 17, 2017

For National Foster Care Month, let’s take a moment to debunk some of the misconceptions about what youth in foster care actually need.

* Young people need a supportive adult. Sometimes, older youth in…

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Nonprofits confront fear in their communities

Dan Rosenblum on Mar 30, 2017

In the wake of bomb threats made to Jewish organizations across the country, undocumented immigrants fearful of deportation, Muslim-Americans feeling antagonized in the wake of two travel bans and…

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How to protect against fraud

Eden Gillott Bowe on Mar 15, 2017

People are often surprised and saddened to find out how frequently nonprofits are subject to fraud. After all, they are held to a higher standard and are expected to be squeaky clean.

But whether fraud…

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