Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Carlson Family Foundation; Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation; the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta; the Zilber Family Foundation; the Ueberroth Family Foundation; the Russell Family Foundation and the Bainum Foundation.
On Pew’s “After the Fact” podcast, President and CEO, Rebecca W. Rimel, discusses Pew’s history; their approach to public service; the role of facts, data, and trust in policymaking; and her 35 years of leadership at Pew.
“It is vital to reaching my goals that my department at work meets regularly; it enables us to make sure everyone is on track, goals are being met, and morale is high.” Now, what if you swapped out the words “my department at work” for “my family”?
In Jewish teen philanthropy programs, the importance of allowing teens to be their authentic selves, navigating their complexities and personal values provides an experience that builds their confidence and engagement.
"We have learned that it is not just about having progressive personnel policies; an organization should have a work environment that is also supportive of feeding people's passions and their purposes in life."
When layered with other community-driven efforts, public art is a powerful vehicle to deepen our connections with one another and to our shared past, present and future. The Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation is dedicated to strengthening the social fabric of America through the power of free, live music.