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Summary: At a time when the pandemic is pushing us further apart, there’s an opportunity for foundations in Orange County to lead California, and the United States, to help reshape a post-Covid society. Rather than sub-scale, disconnected activities, a joined up approach would be ideal;...

At a time when it is needed most, the social sector is in crisis finding itself thrust into unprecedented levels of need for housing, food, nurturing, and education in local communities hit with the impacts of Covid-19 shutdowns. In response, an additional #GivingTuesday has been...

The global pandemic we are currently experiencing was certainly not on anyone’s radar screen. OK, maybe a few people had some foresight (see Krepinevich, Andrew: 7 Deadly Scenarios: A Military Futurist Explores the Changing Face of War in the 21st Century, published in 2009 – Scenario 3,...

I seem to remember reading that humans are (at least to some extent) hard wired to find change stressful. Good change, bad change – it doesn’t matter: change can cause anxiety. I assume it may be that we humans are actually anxious about the unknown,...

Immediately following World War II, Dwight D. Eisenhower ("Ike") may have been the most popular and respected man in America....

Thirty-two years ago, I was fortunate enough to be offered a position running a foundation. I’ve been fortunate to be engaged in this work ever since. I’d like to share something I think about frequently, written by someone else, but someone who clearly was familiar...