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CargillVoice: How To Achieve A Food Secure World

By Greg Page, Executive Director In early November, Cargill was among the organizers of Food Chain Reaction, a crisis simulation in Washington DC that brought together leaders from around the world to explore how climate change would affect food security from 2020 to 2030. The players came from governments, NGOs, international institutions [...]

Voting Location Changes in N Carolina Target Minorities - US Advocacy Group

The US state of North Carolina has added more than 300,000 miles to the cumulative distance African-Americans need to travel to vote in elections, advocacy group Democracy North Carolina Executive Director Bob Hall told Sputnik.

Would Turkey Act Without US Permission? – Daniel McAdams

The shooting down of a Russian bomber by Turkish aircraft shocked the Kremlin. But in an interview with Sputnik, Daniel McAdams, executive director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, describes what effect the incident will have on the world stage.

HUD’s proposed Gender Identity Rule seeks greater protections for transgender people

“Transgender people’s lives are at risk all over the country today because shelters refuse to house them appropriately,” said Lisa Mottet, deputy executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality. To help bring the housing...Show More Summary

Volunteering at Thanksgiving Is a Total Waste of Time

Joel Berg, the Executive Director of the NYC Coalition Against Hunger, says that there are many more effective ways to fight hunger than spooning soup a couple days a year or donating the cans of meat you don't want to a food drive.

Quote of the Day

“None of our members have put their foot in their mouth but never underestimate us to screw it up because we have before.” — NRSC executive director Ward Baker, quoted by the Associated Press, on the battle for control of [...]

A Recluse Dies, a Nonprofit Gets Surprise $125M

The email was short, and it caught Bryan Bashin's attention. "A businessman has passed away," it read. "I think you might want to talk to us." The executive director of San Francisco nonprofit LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired says his organization had just been left $125 million—more...

Public Battle Over Leadership Of San Francisco African-American Arts Center

“In San Francisco, a call last week for the dismissal of the executive director of the African American Art and Culture Complex has created a firestorm, adding a public relations challenge to already-existing tensions around mission and finances.”

Maxwell Anderson Named Executive Director of New Cities Foundation

Mr. Anderson, who joined the foundation in September as director of grant programs, succeeds Mathieu Lefevre.

John Carpenter is Developing Four New TV Shows

Appearing on an episode of the podcast Killer POV, Sandy King Carpenter, the wife of renowned horror director John Carpenter, revealed that four shows are in the process of being developed. Carpenter would be the executive producer of the shows as well as direct the pilots. King Carpenter, who is a frequent producer alongside her […]

Smarter, Creative Philanthropy for a Complex World

Credit: 2010 Because I am a Girl Canada By Sonal Shah, Professor of Practice and founding Executive Director of the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation at Georgetown University. Originally appeared on Philanthropreneurship in November 2015. Show More Summary

Equality California Calls Out LGBT Lawmakers for Vote on Refugee Bill

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Equality California sent out a press release today scolding LGBT lawmakers for their votes in favor of HR 4038, the so-called American Security against Foreign Enemies Act. Wrote Equality California Executive Director Rick Zbur in the statement: “Las… Read The post Equality California Calls Out LGBT Lawmakers for Vote on Refugee Bill appeared first on Towleroad.

In Dialogue With Bob Roth from The David Lynch Foundation

I recently got a chance to meet up with Bob Roth, Executive Director of the David Lynch Foundation at their New York offices. I spoke to Bob about his Transcendental Meditation journey, as well as the wonderful work of the foundation. I was very lucky to attend their gala "Change Begins Within" at Carnegie hall a few weeks ago. Show More Summary

SS+K Tells Everyday Stories for The New Yorker

SS+K launched a new campaign for The New Yorker featuring an online spot and accompanying print and social executions. The 60-second spot, entitled “Train” was shot by director J.C. Chandor at Union Station in Los Angeles. It shows a man making his way through the station, noticing small stories unfolding around him as he approaches his train. When he finally he sits down...

A Close Examination of How Buster Keaton Masterfully Executed His Silent Film Gags and His Influence on Modern Film

yesterdayHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In his latest video, Every Frame a Painting host Tony Zhou closely examines how Buster Keaton masterfully executed his silent film gags and his influence on modern directors like Wes Anderson. Before Edgar Wright and Wes Anderson, before Chuck Jones and Jackie Chan, there was Buster Keaton, one of the founding fathers of visual comedy. And nearly […]

NATPE Elects 10 Industry Execs To Board Of Directors

Ten top entertainment and media industry execs have been elected to the National Association of Television Program Executives’ board of directors for a two-year term. The new members were announced today by Andy Kaplan, NATPE chairman...Show More Summary

New York Daily News Goes After NRA’s ‘Jihadi Wayne’ LaPierre

The New York Daily News takes aim at the executive director of the National Rifle Association for blocking a bill that would bar anyone on the terrorist watch list from getting a weapon. The newly proposed bill through Congress — known as H.R. 1076, ‘Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015? — [...]

Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy Share the Secrets of "Victor Frankenstein"

Director Paul McGuigan and the stars discuss the influence of Facebook on "Victor Frankenstein," and the scene that made studio executives nervous.

So, It Turns Out That Erotic Audiobooks Are A Big Business

“Erotic books on audio started appearing about 15 years ago. Early listeners tended to be men, who had mastered the new technology of downloading, Michele Cobb, the executive director of the Audio Publishers Association, told me in an email. Women joined in later.”

She leads the solar industry's expansion push in California

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The gig: Bernadette Del Chiaro, 43, is executive director of the California Solar Energy Industries Assn., the industry group pushing expansion of solar power in California on rooftops and with power plants in the desert. The native of Sonoma Valley has held the post since July 2013. Yosemite's...

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