Remembering Our Friend

Julian Bond NAACP Chairman Emeritus, Single Stop Advisory Committee Member January 14, 1940 – August 15, 2015 UPDATE: On Saturday August 22 at 3pm, the family of Julian Bond invite everyone to scatter flower petals (wherever you are in the world) in a nearby body of water as his wife and children scatter his ashes in…

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GreenLight Fund in Philly Inquirer

GreenLight Fund takes a venture capitalist approach to philanthropy, providing seed money to organizations and ideas with the potential to make incredible social impact. We’re proud to partner with GreenLight Fund, and be a part of such an innovative form of philanthropy. Read more on GreenLight Fund in the Philly Inquirer, here.

Faculty Conflicts of Interest Regarding Curriculum

Lawyer, and Single Stop Advisory Committee Member, Ian Shrank co-authors an interesting article on “Faculty Conflicts of Interest Regarding Curriculum”. An understated topic, appearing now in Inside Higher Ed: The decisions made by faculty about what courses students should take not only have a direct impact on the work done by the faculty but also…

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CEO Mason Named “New Yorker of the Week”

Each week, NY1 News airs a 2-minute segment on an inspirational person who is making a positive impact in the New York area. This segment is called “New Yorker of the Week.” Following an anonymous nomination, NY1 has selected Elisabeth to be the “New Yorker of the Week” for the week of August 9th. She…

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Single Stop Stories: Kyrie

As a teenager, Kyrie dropped out of high school at due to depression, anxiety, and domestic abuse. When she enrolled at Westchester Community College a few years later, hoping to get a degree in Human Services, she was falling in and out of homelessness, faced food insecurity, and struggled to afford tuition. She didn’t know…

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Single Stop Stories: Sharmine

Sharmine is 32 years old. She has two children, ages 16 and 13. At a very young age, she sacrificed everything to raise her children. She wasn’t able to study because she was caring for her children, but always dreamed of becoming a lawyer. Now that her children were a little older, she finally felt…

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Westchester Community College Student Overcomes the Odds with Single Stop

Westchester Community College graduate, Kyrie Philbrook, overcomes incredible odds that could have prevented her from accomplishing her goals, but with determination and support on campus from Single Stop, she has excelled. To read the full story click here.

Single Stop Comments on Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Single Stop issues comments on ground breaking new federal workforce law that has the potential to support millions of Americans in their quest for post-secondary credentials and good jobs. Read our full comments here.        

Colleges Launch Food Pantries to Help Low-Income Students

More colleges are opening food pantries on campus. The response has shown great demand and eroding stigma. Read more. 

Emma Bloomberg on the Robin Hood Foundation’s Future

Gotham speaks to Emma Bloomberg on the 2015 Robin Hood Gala and the philanthropies future. For more…

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