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Centrifuge

September 9, 2013Centrifuge is a multimedia exhibition featuring work by 16 artists that explores the complexity of contemporary life in Israel through the marginalized communities that exist within the peripheries of society. Rather than depicting the country as a unified or stable entity, Centrifuge presents work that engages with Israel's many diverse edges – whether ethnic, religious, cultural...

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New Momentum for Change in Corporate Board Elections

July 17, 2013The Nathan Cummings Foundation welcomes recent coverage by the New York Times of the noteworthy achievements of the Shareholder Rights Project, which NCF has partnered with since 2012.  The partnership between the Foundation and the Shareholder Rights Project has helped to persuade a number of companies to declassify their boards, making it easier for shareholders to hold directors...

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News Corporation Board Approves Split of Company

May 28, 2013"“New blood is always a good thing for a company as it tries to overcome” scandals like the phone hacking crisis in Britain that News Corporation has gone through, said Laura Campos, director of shareholder activities at the Nathan Cummings Foundation, a charitable organization and institutional investor that owns 3,686 shares of News Corporation’s Class B voting shares."Read Full Article

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JAZZ.COVERS.POLITICS: ALBUM ART IN AN AGE OF ACTIVISM

May 10, 2013 JAZZ.COVERS.POLITICS: ALBUM ART IN AN AGE OF ACTIVISMApril 11- August 23, 2013 (reservations required for viewing)Curated by C. Daniel Dawson, Diedra Harris-Kelley and Robert G. O'MeallyViewing Hours: Monday – Friday by appointment only. Please email us to request a reservation.The Nathan Cummings Foundation, in partnership with the Romare Bearden Foundation, is proud to present "Jazz....

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Can You Hear Us Now?

April 29, 2013  Wireless Network Neutrality Resolution 2013May 2, 2013Open Internet Proposal at Verizon Wins 24.1% of Shareholder VotesApril, 17 2013 Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Issues  Receives Support from Leading Proxy Advisory Firm

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PRRI & Brookings Institute Poll Finds Broad Support for...

March 22, 2013"Nearly two-thirds of Americans favor giving illegal immigrants in the country an opportunity for legal status with a path to citizenship, according to a poll published Thursday by the Public Religion Research Institute and the Brookings Institution. Support for an earned path to citizenship for those immigrants came from 71 percent of Democrats and also a majority, 53 percent, of Republicans,...

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Tackling Poverty and Thinking Big

March 20, 2013Conference co-chair James K. Cummings and Simon Greer, President of the Nathan Cummings Foundation, reflect on their recent experience with a "SNAP Challenge"

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"Questions Emerge About the Mold That Hurricane Sandy...

March 5, 2013The New York Times featured the work of NCF grantee, Queens Congregations United for Action (QCUA), who exposed the continuing crisis of mold in homes affected by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. QCUA received an emergency grant from the Nathan Cummings Foundation late last year for their ongoing and far-reaching Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.  QCUA is a local affiliate of long time NCF grantee...

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