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Bruno V. Manno August 22, 2019
Enrollment is steadily increasing and charters have instigated new approaches to school governance.
Ted Kowalski August 21, 2019
A wet year filled the river's reservoirs, but fundamental challenges to water supply remain
Morgan Snyder August 20, 2019
California has a 10-year plan to address the environmental and health crisis at its largest lake. Now it’s time to implement it.
Kim Davis August 12, 2019
In Northwest Arkansas, RootED NWA is helping diverse communities understand and access the school options available for their kids
Angela Shirey August 6, 2019
Through training in technology, arts and entrepreneurship, Shifting Rhythms helps youth develop new skills and self-expression.
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It's not what you gather in life, but what you scatter in life, that tells the kind of life you have lived.
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We are a family-led foundation that tackles tough social and environmental problems with urgency and a long-term approach. Join our team.
March 23, 2018
Our steady approach to grantmaking focuses on making an impact to improve lives today that lasts to benefit future generations.