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Friday
Jan 16
2015

Creating a Culture of Service

As we approach this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I am filled with a particularly deep sense of gratitude. Dr. King’s life of service forever changed the course of our history, and I am thankful that my daughter will grow up in a country made better by Dr. King’s work, although one where his dream remains yet to be fulfilled.

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Photo credit: Brit Liggett, Show the Good
Friday
Nov 21
2014

Resilient Cities: Labs of Innovation

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu shares how New Orleans is testing new ideas, evaluating impact, and working to scale successful solutions for resiliency and disaster preparedness to other cities around the country.

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Job One, Phase Two: Tapping the Talent of America’s Youth

Sep 23, 2014
Even six years out from the Great Recession, the economic challenges facing America’s youth are tremendous. Without targeted efforts to engage these young people, we’re losing a vital source of momentum for the recovery of our economy and stunting the potential of generations to come.

Talent for Tomorrow: How McDonald’s is Redefining Employee Education and Training

Aug 12, 2014
Lisa Schumacher, director of education strategies at McDonald's Corporation, explains how investing in the talent and education of their employees is key to the success and longevity of the McDonald's brand.