July 15, 2016 / Sharonne Navas
A more equitable society would offer those resources to every student, focusing first on the places where resources have been lacking or denied, in order to intentionally close the opportunity gap.
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June 08, 2016 / Mari Offenbecher
Afterschool, youth development, and summer programs encourage skills that prepare students for the real world.
June 02, 2015 / David Wertheimer
Imagine a future in which a patient walks into a health clinic, and after a brief conversation with a doctor, the physician reaches for her prescription pad and writes, “1 unit, permanent housing with flexible supportive services.” She hands the scrip
to her patient, who is able to have it filled as easily as an antibiotic.
March 20, 2015 / Audrey Haberman, Marie Sauter
The systems, infrastructures, relationships and experiences of working collaboratively meant that multiple agencies and organizations were able to coordinate swift and effective response to the SR530 mudslide – and that made a real difference for the people
and communities affected.
February 10, 2015 / Mito Alfieri
A member of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's art committee describes the new aerial sculpture hanging in the heart of our Seattle campus.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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