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A Video Game Game Can Help Kids Make Sense Of Post-Election Chaos

Originally posted on Forbes.com. Article By Jordan Shapiro Could video games be the cure for our political ails? In the past few months, election themed educational games by iCivics are approaching the popularity commercial games. They’ve reported 2.2M game plays in October, and 1.8M November 1-13. That’s a lot of learning through digital play. And it […]

Fresh Talk For Change

Tune in to this page to watch live-streaming and recorded FRESH TALKs, the signature program series of the Women, Arts, and Social Change initiative. The next event will take place on March 29, 2017, FRESH TALK: Ann Hamilton and Emily Pilloton. View all of the Fresh Talks

Why And How We Give

By Kyle Caldwell The giving season in the last months of the year is a time when nonprofits can increase transactional gifts that may lead to relational opportunities throughout the next year. As a sector, it is important to understand how and why people give. We value individual and collective action in the United States. […]

Completion of the National Mall Turf Project

This fall marks the completion of the decade-long turf restoration project on the National Mall. The project successfully restored and improved 18-acres of treasured space between 3rd and 14th streets. Underneath now lies a modern marvel in science and turf care: engineered soil, custom seed, drainage that will allow excess moisture to collect in underground […]

Confronting the 4 myths of impact investing

Editors Note: This piece was originally published on medium.com in conjunction with their Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Myth #1: You need to sacrifice profit for purpose “It’s great to invest in companies that want to create social impact, but by taking away a sole focus on making a profit, aren’t you always making some concessions when […]

Eshauna Smith Receives Honor from Washington Business Journal

Urban Alliance CEO, Eshauna Smith has been honored as one of  the 25 Women Who Mean Business by The Washington Business Journal . Each honoree is photographed holding a photo of their most inspiring mentor. Eshauna is pictured with Rubie Coles, her mentor of over 15 years. Eshauna is celebrated for her impact and service in the community by providing internship job […]