Philanthropy Researcher-in-Residence

Since 2009, the Clinton School Center on Community Philanthropy (The Center) has been a leader in conducting research and writing about philanthropy as an approach to delivering public service. This work includes faculty led research, over 25 Scholars-in-Residence and visiting philanthropy faculty from universities across the country. Our goal has been to…

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Google Doodle – Ida B. Wells

Ida B. Wells was a voracious reader, and had devoured the entirety of Shakespeare and Dickens before she turned twenty. A gifted writer and orator, she was unabashedly candid--in her diaries, she describes the heroine of Les Miserables as “sweet, lovely and all that, but utterly without depth… fit only for love,…

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Ashely Gragg Shares Her Story of Service

Teenager Ashley Gragg has already committed herself to public service. This Jackie Robinson Scholar helped start a scholarship program for students in Pine Bluff, AR and she's served in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray. Tune in to her story of service!

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Frederick Douglass’ Speech on the Fourth of July

James Earl Jones reads from "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?"   On July 4, 1852 at Rochester, NY's Corinthian Hall, Frederick Douglass gave the speech, "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?". He made this speech during a time where chattel slavery flourished and when free…

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