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News & Events | 19 November 2012 | Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal, Hurricane Sandy, KIDS COUNT, Time=Lives, Giving Season

November 19, 2012

Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal Interview

Interview with The Center for High Impact Philanthropy: Kat Rosqueta and Carol McLaughlin: Teresa Araco-Rodgers talks with Kat, our founding executive director, and Carol, our founding research director, about the Center’s history, current work, and how we can help you.

Hurricane Sandy

Learning from Hurricane Sandy: After providing immediate relief and rebuilding, effective disaster relief and recovery efforts incorporate the lessons learned in order to prepare for future disasters. In this article, Genie Birch and Susan Wachter—co-directors of the Penn Institute for Urban Research and co-editors of our book chapter “Philanthropy and Its Impact on Urban Women’s Health” in Women’s Health and the World’s Cities—examine the lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina that are now being applied to Hurricane Sandy.


The Center for High Impact Philanthropy has recently become an outreach partner for the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT initiative. Other partners include America’s Promise Alliance, Children’s Literacy Initiative, Aspen Institute Community Strategies Group, Urban Institute, and many more. A new KIDS COUNT report on youth employment will release on December 3rd via live stream “CaseyCast” policy forum at the Newseum.


FasterCures is showcasing stories for its Time=Lives campaign to raise awareness among policymakers and other stakeholders about the need for medical research to become a national priority.

Giving Season

The New York Times annual Giving section highlights the psychology of giving.

Social Entrepreneurship

The Rise of the Social Entrepreneur: In his latest installment of “big picture” essays, David Bornstein writes in the New York Times on the development and growth of social entrepreneurship.

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