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March 2, 2017: ROBIN HOOD GIVES BACK [video]

March 2, 2017
March 2, 2017: ROBIN HOOD GIVES BACK [video]

Instead of taking from the poor and giving to the rich, the Robin Hood Foundation has started a new initiative to help New Yorkers access government funds they didn’t know they qualified for, MetroFocus reports.

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Nonprofit Mergers that Work

March 2, 2017
Nonprofit Mergers that Work

A recent study uncovers what drives successful nonprofit mergers and suggests that more organizations should consider mergers as a useful tool to increase impact, the Stanford Social Innovation Review writes.

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De Blasio’s long way home to address the city’s homeless crisis

March 2, 2017
De Blasio’s long way home to address the city’s homeless crisis

In an editorial, the Daily News credits de Blasio for belatedly unveiling a true plan to manage homelessness, but faults him for taking this long to get there and for, after all this time, still failing to do enough to curb the rising tide of people seeking shelter.

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Mark-Viverito takes cautious approach on de Blasio’s homelessness plan

March 1, 2017
Mark-Viverito takes cautious approach on de Blasio’s homelessness plan

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito gave a lukewarm response to de Blasio’s plan to open or build 90 homeless shelters over the next five years to address the city’s increasing number of homeless residents, Politico New York reports.

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De Blasio’s Homelessness Czar Says He Won’t Quit Any Time Soon

March 1, 2017
De Blasio’s Homelessness Czar Says He Won’t Quit Any Time Soon

Department of Social Services Commissioner Steven Banks said he won’t join the exodus of high-ranking officials from the administration, saying he plans to finish “what I started,” The Observer writes.

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PayPal Redirects Charitable Contributions Without Consent, Lawsuit Says

March 1, 2017
PayPal Redirects Charitable Contributions Without Consent, Lawsuit Says

The New York Times writes about the federal class action lawsuit filed on Tuesday, which said that thousands of donors have been misled by PayPal Giving Fund, and that their gifts never reached the intended charities.

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Class Action Suit Filed against PayPal’s Giving Platform

March 1, 2017
Class Action Suit Filed against PayPal’s Giving Platform

Nonprofit Quarterly writes about a federal complaint against Paypal that alleges that “tens of thousands of generous individuals have made donations, after placing their trust in PayPal, that, unbeknownst to them, have never reached their chosen charity. And likewise, thousands of charities have been deprived of much needed funds they never knew were even intended…

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De Blasio Calls for ‘Blood and Guts’ War on Homelessness. Is His Plan Gutsy Enough?

February 28, 2017
De Blasio Calls for ‘Blood and Guts’ War on Homelessness. Is His Plan Gutsy Enough?

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he couldn’t see an immediate end to New York’s homelessness crisis and that a “blood-and-guts war strategy” was needed, but whether his strategy is gutsy enough to make a dent in the problem is unknown, The New York Times writes.

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Plan for new homeless shelters on Staten Island already causes concern [video]

February 28, 2017

The city’s plan to open new homeless shelters on Staten Island is already facing pushback from borough officials, the Staten Island Advance reports. Dozens of homeless sleep at the Staten Island Ferry terminal

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Trump Signs Executive Order on Black Colleges

February 28, 2017
Trump Signs Executive Order on Black Colleges

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aimed at signaling his commitment to historically black colleges and universities, saying that those schools will be “an absolute priority for this White House,” the New York Times reports.

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Fight Looms as Bill de Blasio Plans to Seek 90 New Homeless Shelters

February 27, 2017
Fight Looms as Bill de Blasio Plans to Seek 90 New Homeless Shelters

Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to unveil a plan to open roughly 90 new homeless shelters throughout New York’s five boroughs, a stark increase devised to address the most vexing citywide problem, The New York Times writes.

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