Q&A: Early Childhood Education, Common Core and America’s Future

New America Media, Interview, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Jun 23, 2014

Journalist turned children's advocate David Lawrence, Jr. says education reform efforts in south Florida are an indicator of where the nation is headed.




Hattiesburg Vying for $250,000 Award to Help Cover Uninsured Children

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Jun 23, 2014

Hattiesburg, Miss. is among the finalists for a National League of Cities grant that would help connect uninsured children to health care.




Sovereignty the Main Course at Good Food Movement Conference

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Jun 01, 2014

From Alaska to Detroit, the drive for food security is about more than economics and health. It's also about survival.




Q&A: In Tennessee, Paradigm Shift Required for Common Core

New America Media, Question & Answer, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: May 04, 2014

A veteran educator in Tennessee says the Common Core is not just about the outcome or getting the answer right, but about the process the student engages in.




A Vow to End Maryland’s Diversion of Foster Youth’s Benefits

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Apr 02, 2014

Federal benefits for individual foster youth are routinely used by the vast majority of states to reimburse themselves.




Q&A: Maryland Abandons Zero Tolerance Approach to School Discipline

New America Media, Question & Answer, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Feb 05, 2014

Advocates for Children and Youth's David Beard explores some of the data behind the decision, and what it could mean for parents, teachers, and, students.




"Genio de Fundaciónes" toma cargo de la Fundación Ford

New America Media, Question & Answer, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Dec 06, 2013

En septiembre de 2013, Darren Walker se convirtió en el decimo presidente, y el segundo Afro-Americano, de la Fundación Ford, la segunda organización filantrópica más grande de EE.UU., cual dona $500 millones anuales.




位學校志工變為福特基金會總裁

New America Media, Question & Answer, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Dec 05, 2013

編者按:在2013年9月達倫﹒沃克(Darren Walker) 成為了福特基金會(Ford Foundation)第10任總裁,他同時也是會內第二位非裔會長。福特基金會是全美第二大的慈善機構,每年提供5億美元的捐贈。沃克最初從事法律和銀行工作,在跨足慈善事業前,沃克曾擔任紐約一家非營利機構的首席運營官。在2010年擔任福特基金會副總裁前,他曾任職於洛克菲勒基金會(Rockefeller Foundation)。本篇文章是沃克在其紐約辦公室接受新美國傳媒國際記者艾布韓(Khalil Abdullah)的專訪。




Nonprofit Whisperer Takes Helm at Ford Foundation

New America Media, Question & Answer, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Dec 04, 2013

Darren Walker became the second African American to take the helm of America’s second largest philanthropy organization with $500 million in annual giving.




Politics & Income, Not Technology, Could Impede Mississippi’s ACA Outreach

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Nov 14, 2013

While much of the scrutiny of the Affordable Care Act has been focused on the technical glitches internet access is a major issue in Mississippi.