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Front-Line Hero: Theory Thompson, LifeLink Program Director, Good Shepherd Services

Michelle Arnot on Sep 25, 2017

By age 13, Theory Thompson of Castle Hill in the Bronx had buried both parents. But a scholarship from the nonprofit A Better Chance enabled him to attend a private boarding school in Philadelphia, he…

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To support affordable housing in New York, think local

Judi Kende and Patricia Swann on Oct 16, 2017

New York City’s housing affordability crisis is a complex issue that won’t be solved overnight. But as the city works to address the problem using macro solutions like rezoning and large-scale develop…

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The Scorecards: How ACS measures its providers' performance

Dan Rosenblum and Aimée Simpierre on Aug 01, 2017

In its annual scorecard of foster care and preventive services providers, the New York City Administration for Children’s Services replaced letter grades with rankings in an effort to increase com…

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“Mission Drift” and other potential audit triggers you should know about

By Frances McKenna and Robert Lyons on Aug 16, 2017

An IRS audit is rarely a fun affair. 

It can involve reviews of records, interviews and other time-consuming requests that can be a drain on productivity – and it all comes with the pressure of knowing…

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