How Domus Makes a Difference: Robert’s Story
Our grantee organizations are full of compassionate people who make a profound impact on the world, and whose stories inspire the work that we do. Our next story from this month’s featured grantee, Domus, comes from Robert*, a former Domus student whose life was positively impacted by the unwavering support of his teachers.
Turnaround Arts Adds New School Districts and Expands Focus to Early Childhood Learning
The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) will expand its successful Turnaround Arts initiative into five additional school districts, as the program continues to successfully help turn around low-performing schools, narrow the achievement gap and increase student engagement through the arts, announced the committee’s co-chairs, George Stevens […]
Harlem RBI and Dream Charter School Receive $2 Million Grant from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to Fund Facilities for At-Risk Youth in East Harlem
Harlem RBI and DREAM Charter School announced today that they received a $2 million grant from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation. The Cohens’ gift will fund the completion of the gym in a multi-‐purpose building, a new permanent home for Harlem RBI offices and DREAM Charter School, and 89 units of affordable housing for the […]
UConn Stamford to host human rights forum
The University of Connecticut’s Stamford campus will host a daylong forum titled “Beyond Bystander: Monitoring Human Rights in Conflict Zones” on Friday as part of the Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman Conference and Lecture Series on Human Rights Practice. The program is supported by Stamford-based Point72 Asset Management, part of the […]