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The Hard Work of Hope

The Hard Work of Hope

How we move forward during the year ahead With the new year comes a new beginning, an opportunity for reflection and renewal. And yet, a month into this new year and decade, the promise of the New is already overwhelmed by the Old—by climate crisis and geopolitical...

The Hard Work of Hope

The Hard Work of Hope

How we move forward during the year ahead With the new year comes a new beginning, an opportunity for reflection and renewal. And yet, a month into this new year and decade, the promise of the New is already overwhelmed by the Old—by climate crisis and geopolitical...

One man’s mission for true justice

One man’s mission for true justice

I first met Bryan Stevenson, a longtime grantee and trustee of the Ford Foundation, over 30 years ago when he was a young public-interest lawyer just a year or two out of Harvard Law School. I was a month into my first job at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational...

Advice to My Younger Self: Latanya Sweeney

Advice to My Younger Self: Latanya Sweeney

Latanya Sweeney is a computer scientist on the faculty of Harvard University. She studies the unforeseen consequences of technological innovation, and how to deal with them. What issue in the technology sphere keeps you up at night? Latanya Sweeney: The ways in which...