Innovation & Trending Topics

COVID-19

As the Covid-19 Crisis Ebbs in the U.S., Experts Brace for Some to Experience Psychological Fallout

The mental health toll of Covid-19 is unique compared to disasters, emergencies, and health crises.

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Employment of People with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Employment of People with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Microsoft’s Accessibility Chief on the Benefits of Closing the ‘Disability Divide’

Microsoft is launching a five-year initiative to help close the gap between the resources and opportunities available to those with disabilities and those without.

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Opioid Epidemic

Opioid Epidemic

Buffalo Woman Battling the Opioid Epidemic from Her Car

As the opioid epidemic worsens in Western NY, one woman is trying to reverse the trend by taking services directly to those in need.

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Criminal Justice Reform

Criminal Justice Reform

Incarcerated Students Will Have Access to Pell Grants Again. What Happens Now?

When Congress reinstated access to Pell Grants for incarcerated students, it lifted a 26-year ban that put postsecondary education out of reach for millions of people incarcerated in the United States.

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Early Intervention & Childhood Development

Early Intervention and Childhood Development

The Current State of Disability Representation in Children’s Books

Currently only 3.4% of children’s books have disabled main characters. This is improving but there is more to be done.

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Medicaid Managed Care

Medicaid Managed Care

Why Cybersecurity is Critical for Connected Healthcare

Booz Allen Hamilton’s Kelly Rozumalski shares the importance of pairing security with new medical innovations.

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Youth in Transition

Youth in Transition

What Happens to Some L.G.B.T.Q. Teens When Their Parents Reject Them

Over a third of young people in foster care in New York City identify as L.G.B.T.Q. and are struggling to find the support they need, according to a new survey.

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Innovation

innovation

The Power of Multigenerational Teams in the Social Sector

How second careers for older adults can help nonprofit workplaces age-integrate and benefit from multigenerational mentoring.

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Poverty Fighting

Poverty Fighting

No Address, No ID, and Struggling to Get Their Stimulus Checks

Many people living in homeless shelters and on the street have not received the federal stimulus checks they’re entitled to, stymied by misinformation and bureaucracy.

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