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Help AAPCI Earn AmazonSmile Donations on Prime Day

July 5, 2017
Help AAPCI Earn AmazonSmile Donations on Prime Day

Dear African American Planning Commission, Inc. Supporters, Amazon’s third-annual Prime Day is on Tuesday, July 11 and will feature more than 100,000 deals exclusively for Prime members, making it one of the biggest shopping days of the year. When you #StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com/ch/11-3305070 on #PrimeDay, Amazon donates to African American Planning Commission, Inc.  Shop for great deals at smile.amazon.com/ch/11-3305070.  The…

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5 Proven Ways to Find Nonprofit Major Donor Prospects

June 29, 2017
5 Proven Ways to Find Nonprofit Major Donor Prospects

NonProfit Pro offers five ways to find major donor prospects.

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Strategies for helping volunteers boost a not-for-profit

June 28, 2017
Strategies for helping volunteers boost a not-for-profit

At a time when many not-for-profits fear a reduction in government grants and donations that help sustain them, expanding the use of volunteers may be one way for not-for-profits to find the labor and skills they need to remain successful, Journal of Accountancy writes. See…

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I-Team: Violent Kids Run Amok at NYC Juvenile Detention Centers; Counselors Allege Pattern of Attacks, Threats [video]

June 22, 2017
I-Team: Violent Kids Run Amok at NYC Juvenile Detention Centers; Counselors Allege Pattern of Attacks, Threats [video]

Adolescents who have committed crimes, including rape and murder, before their 16th birthdays are housed in detention centers run by ACS and staffers say the Brooklyn facility is out of control, NBC4 reports.

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U.S. Can’t Revoke Citizenship Over Minor Falsehoods, Supreme Court Rules

June 22, 2017
U.S. Can’t Revoke Citizenship Over Minor Falsehoods, Supreme Court Rules

The Supreme Court made it harder to strip citizenship from naturalized Americans, rejecting the government’s position that it could revoke the citizenship of Americans who made even trivial misstatements in their naturalization proceedings, the New York Times writes.

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HOUSING NEW YORK IS MAKING SLOW AND STEADY PROGRESS

June 21, 2017
HOUSING NEW YORK IS MAKING SLOW AND STEADY PROGRESS

After more than three years since Housing New York was announced, to increase the supply of affordable housing, City & State takes a closer look at the initiative’s progress.

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One Homelessness Plan for One New York

June 21, 2017
One Homelessness Plan for One New York

Government should take seriously recommendations based on the work of the Family Homelessness Task Force and by recognizing that family homelessness is not something that any one entity can solve on its own, the heads of three nonprofits write in the Observer.

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The Giving Girls

June 21, 2017
The Giving Girls

New York City has attempted to address gender issues by funding nonprofits that work with young women of color in neighborhoods, but the organizations often don’t have representation on their staff or boards of the very groups they aim to help, NationSwell writes.

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From Alaska to Florida: The Biggest Living Donors in Every State

June 20, 2017
From Alaska to Florida: The Biggest Living Donors in Every State

All told, the richest donor in each state have given more than $84.7 billion to charity since the early 2000s, the Chronicle of Philanthropy reports.

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Results of a Survey of LGBTQ New Yorkers

June 20, 2017
Results of a Survey of LGBTQ New Yorkers

While 18 percent of respondents reported experiencing homelessness, those respondents identifying as Black, Hispanic, transgender or gender non-conforming were much more likely to say they had been homeless at one time, according to a survey of LGBTQ New Yorkers released by City Comptroller Scott Stringer.

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Cuomo orders state investigation into landlords discriminating against immigrant tenants

June 19, 2017
Cuomo orders state investigation into landlords discriminating against immigrant tenants

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered a multiagency investigation into whether landlords across the state are discriminating against immigrants, after residents of 23 apartments in Queens received a letter asking them to prove their citizenship or face eviction, the Daily News writes.

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