How the Chicago Sinfonietta championed diversity, equity and inclusion

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By signaling and marketing that message wherever he could, Hirsch was able to leverage financial support that...

Inclusion and more public participation, will help forge better government policies: Guterres |

Speaking at the end of the annual high level week, Secretary-General António Guterres warned that such crises are an “enormous governance challenge” for all...

They’re not otters, but endangered mussels in Illinois play a crucial role as environmental...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Kentaro Inoue, a research biologist with Shedd Aquarium, left, collects mussels from Samantha Plencner, a lab tech with...

“True Partners.” How Performing Arts Funders Can Support the Field in Difficult Times —...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In mid-September, TRG Arts published a study looking at 219 organizations’ current plans for returning to in-person paid performance...

How Trump’s Race-Baiting Lets Liberals Off the Hook

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). On the last day of August, the Fox News host Laura Ingraham interviewed President Trump on her show, “The...

Cook County plans to give out grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). To be eligible, the businesses must be for-profit, have 20 or fewer employees and prove sales dropped...

Time for Chicago to reimagine its approach to public safety and policing

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Do you know that Chicago has almost twice as many police officers as Los Angeles on a...

INTERVIEW: ‘Famine is preventable, if there is political will’ |

In her role as WFP deputy chief, Valerie Guarnieri leads programme and policy developments towards ending hunger, including efforts to ensure protection and inclusion;...

MIT researcher held up as model of how algorithms can benefit humanity

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In June, when MIT artificial intelligence researcher Regina Barzilay went to Massachusetts General Hospital for a mammogram, her data...

Deadly flooding adds new danger to communities fleeing Sahel violence |

Niger has been hardest hit, said the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Thursday, with 71 deaths reported and more than 350,000 people impacted...

Five Foundations Commit $16 Million to Black, Latinx, Asian, and Indigenous Arts Organizations

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Newcomers to Movement Funding Join a Collaborative Effort to Support Black-Led Groups — Inside...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). When civil rights icon John Lewis passed away only weeks after unprecedented street protests demanded action on systemic racism,...

Big Data has allowed ICE to dramatically expand its deportation efforts.

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Helping Small Businesses Recover from COVID-19

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Critical Friends: Using External Partners for Evaluation

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Clean energy is a sure-fire stimulus plan

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Researchers with the nonprofit Rewiring America recently calculated that a full decarbonization of the U.S. economy by 2035 would...

Critical Friends: Using External Partners for Evaluation

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Sign of the times: COVID-19 response and recovery must be accessible says Guterres |

In his message for the day, Secretary-General António Guterres expressed encouragement that some countries have been providing public health announcements and information on COVID-19...

At UN General Assembly, Philippines’ Duterte denounces groups ‘weaponizing’ human rights |

In an address to world leaders gathered at the UN General Assembly’s annual debate, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte called for access to a vaccine...

New York Times photo essay that mirrors Black photographer’s project in Chicago prompts apology

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Within an hour on the morning of Sept. 5, Chicago photographer Tonika Johnson had received a tag on Instagram, a tweet,...

Pilsen’s Destinos al Aire offered a drive-in Latinx celebration

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). WGN Morning News reporter Ana Belaval offered up some live stand-up comedy about the perils of pandemic...

The world must not be ‘neutral’ on enforced disappearances  |

“Impunity is a distinctive trait of most enforced disappearances, and it has a multiplying effect, generating additional suffering and anguish for the victims and...

Digital Engagement Opportunities with 100&Change Finalists

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This fall we're...

Stanley Crouch, Critic Who Saw American Democracy in Jazz, Dies at 74

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Espousing that pragmatism, he found ready adversaries among fellow Black Americans, whom he criticized as defining themselves in racial...