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Sep 27

CGI 2015 Annual Meeting Highlights

The 2015 Annual Meeting brought together more than one thousand leaders and luminaries to make meaningful Commitments to Action. This year, members made 123 new Commitments to Action, expected to impact more than 15 million people.


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Nov 21

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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Leveraging Resources to Fight Ebola

Sep 26, 2014
Aid efforts to increase the flow of resources into Ebola-affected areas have been limited by several factors that have arisen since the outbreak’s spread: commercial passenger and cargo flights have been severely restricted, prices have spiked on the few remaining commercial transport options, and the affected countries have by necessity diverted existing health budgets to combat the crisis, deferring essential action on other health priorities.

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.