Social welfare organizations

Joe Biden makes final appeal to Democrats for social welfare and climate bill ahead of Europe trip

On Thursday, President Biden was on Capitol Hill trying to sell his latest framework for a rapidly shrinking welfare and climate bill to sharply divided Democratic lawmakers. The president implored Democrats to rally behind his now $1.75 trillion plan – the bulk of his legislative agenda – before heading to Europe for high-level meetings, including […]

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Social assistance students are classified in IIT / NIT

About 85 students in social residences obtained their admission to IITs and 49 students to NITs in the first round of seat allocation this year, while 12 students obtained seats in technical institutions funded by the central government (GFTI ) and seven students in IIITs. The list of successful students included sons and daughters of […]

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White House unveils $ 1.85 trillion climate and social protection program

Just a few weeks ago, it looked like the United States – the biggest carbon polluter in history – was going to show up to the COP26 climate summit next month without a serious climate plan in hand. A conservative Democratic Party member with close ties to the coal industry, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, […]

Foundations

I-Team: Free Concrete Test Could Help Future Homeowners Whose Foundations Are Collapsing

WARE, Mass. (WWLP) – The 22News I-Team learned about concrete testing for homes in western and central Massachusetts that may have crumbling foundations. The University of Connecticut has received money from the federal government to perform free tests and collect samples that could help homeowners in the future. “There are tens of thousands of homes […]

Housing organizations

Housing agencies require staff to be vaccinated to protect vulnerable clients

Starting October 28, vaccination will be mandatory for all staff and volunteers of Our Place Society With healthcare workers in British Columbia now required to be fully immunized, organizations that run temporary housing and shelters not covered by the mandate are implementing their own vaccine requirements. Starting Thursday, vaccination will be mandatory for all staff […]

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Joe Manchin ‘open’ to billionaire tax to pay Biden’s welfare bill

Sen. Joe Manchin III said on Monday he was open to a wealth tax on billionaires to help pay President Biden’s roughly $2 trillion climate and social bill. Mr. Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, said it was important that every American, including the nation’s top billionaires, pay their “fair share”. “I’m open to any […]

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Social care schools get green light from High Court to resume offline lessons

Hyderabad: The Telangana High Court on Wednesday authorized the state government to reopen all residential educational institutions, amending its previous orders preventing it from reopening such schools. A divisional bench consisting of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice A. Rajashekar Reddy issued the order authorizing the authorities to open all government boarding schools, welfare […]

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Biden accepts shredding of his social/climate bill

President Joe Biden speaks from the State Dining Room of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Welfare legislation touted by Bernie Sanders, House ‘progressives’ and their pseudo-left supporters as proof that major reforms could be passed by the Democratic Party has turned into an object lesson on exactly the […]

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Hopes woo youngsters with welfare gifts

By Otieno Otieno Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga has added a social welfare plan to his campaign platform, seeking to counter Vice President William Ruto’s populist ‘Hustler’ rhetoric which is being used to boost his class appeal in economic difficulty. In a bid to endear himself to low-income people and unemployed youths, Odinga is promising […]

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Social protection in the digital age

With the increasing digitization of our lives, we are witnessing a paradigm shift in the way digital solutions are deployed to deliver social protection programs and create societal impact. Open digital ecosystems (ODEs), or population-scale platforms, are key examples of digitization that have great potential to revolutionize the delivery of social services. ODEs are defined […]

Foundations

Foundations support new effort to ignite American generosity

In a new effort backed by more than $ 2 million in grants from the nation’s largest foundations, a group of philanthropy leaders on Tuesday announced the public launch of a campaign to increase donations of time and money, especially from middle and low income Americans. Noting that financial giving has fallen to an all-time […]

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Kamala Harris denounces nation’s ‘shameful past’ to promote Biden’s welfare agenda

Vice President Kamala Harris presented the administration’s massive spending plans to Native American leaders saying it would help the nation come to terms with its “shameful past” in which European explorers “unleashed a wave of devastation for Native Americans.” . She advocated for building support for President Biden’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill and $3.5 trillion […]

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Wood Thilsted to design foundations for 3.1GW East Anglia hub

Wood Thilsted has won the contract to provide the foundation design for the East Anglia Hub offshore wind farm off the east coast of England. The £6.5bn East Anglia hub is made up of the East Anglia ONE North, TWO and THREE offshore wind farms and will produce a total of 3.1GW making it one […]

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Basic welfare rates will increase by €5 per week from January

The €5 increase in basic welfare rates ‘may not be as much as some people would like’, but it’s certainly good news for recipients, says protection minister social Heather Humphreys. The increase was criticized by anti-poverty groups such as the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul and the European Anti-Poverty Network, who said the changes […]

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How the Kellogg and Kresge Foundations, the University of California and Georgetown Invest their Portfolios in DCI

06/23/1963-Detroit, MID-ORIGINAL LEGEND READ: Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. leads the parade through … [+] downtown Detroit. Bettmann Archives Although only 1.3% of the $ 69 trillion in assets under management in the United States are managed by women and under-represented minorities, institutional investors interested in diversity, equity and inclusion ( DEI) have both grounds […]

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Progressives refuse to remove political goodies from $3.5 trillion welfare bill

President Biden’s stalled $3.5 trillion welfare bill is the subject of intense and protracted negotiations between moderate and liberal Democrats over possible cuts, is full of liberal giveaways that would expand the state of rights. Sen. Joe Manchin III and other moderates are growing increasingly frustrated with the White House and far-left Democrats over their […]

Foundations

“Don’t be afraid of it”: foundations urged to invest responsibly

“I don’t think it’s very common these days to come across someone who doesn’t think responsible investing is something to at least have a serious discussion about at board level” The head of an Australian community foundation recently recognized as a leader in responsible investing encourages other foundations to follow in his footsteps and commit […]

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Democrats face the reality of cutting Biden’s welfare bill

Democrats are thwarted by sharp cross-party divisions over how to advance key elements of President Biden’s economic agenda as lawmakers face the stark reality that they must cut the welfare bill by 3.5 trillion dollars from the president to secure its passage. Mr. Biden held a virtual meeting with House Liberal Democrats on Monday afternoon […]

Foundations

Foundations are diversifying their investment managers

Also: The report shows that only a third of low-income workers paid sick days during the pandemic, and more. Foundations are diversifying their investment managers Foundations are trying to increase diversity, starting with the companies that manage their assets. The Nathan Cummings Foundation announced in a news release this month that black-owned asset management firms […]

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Yale Law Journal – Recovering the Fundamentals of Moral Economy from the Sherman Act

abstract. This dossier deepens and seeks to provide a basis for the current broadening of the anti-trust debate and, ultimately, into adjacent areas related to market organization. As a normative reconstruction, it can help guide current reform efforts as well as the interpretation and implementation of existing antitrust laws. The Dossier traces a common thread […]