Speaking to reporters at a rally in Cincinnati yesterday, Vice President-elect Mike Pence asserted that he and President-elect Donald Trump will move quickly to combat legislative gridlock and enact a number of key provisions from their campaign platform.
When Diana Nambatya Nsubuga was announced as the recipient of the 2016 American Express NGen Leadership Award, Independent Sector president and CEO Dan Cardinali wrote:
“Diana is a shining example of the power that good leadership has in making a real difference in people’s lives. Her ability to develop and advance a network and use advocacy ensures that her work makes an impact that will be felt beyond her immediate programs and throughout generations.”
Today, 11 Independent Sector members were featured in a Forbes Magazine story on how philanthropy is making “Big Bets” to solve society’s problems.
Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI) informed his colleagues by letter yesterday that he will step down from his position as Ranking Member on the Ways and Means Committee in order to allow younger members to move up in rank on the tax-writing panel.
The exponential growth of #GivingTuesday over the last four years has been nothing short of extraordinary. Last year, more than 700,000 people donated $116,000,000 to organizations and causes around the world.
This year, we’re excited to help #GivingTuesday expand in a new direction. The UN Foundation is leading #GiveaGIF, a campaign designed to coincide with Giving Tuesday to spread awareness for issues and organizations across social media using GIFs.