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Brian Gallagher

By Brian Gallagher

A Troubling Issue Too Few Are Talking About

There are moments that give you pause and make you look at the world you thought you knew differently.  For me, one came late last year while attending the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting.

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07/30/13

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Can Volunteering Help You with Your Job Search?

An email came across the other day with a subject line that read “Can Volunteering Help You with Your Job Search?” I knew that we all learn new skills through volunteering and certainly the connections we make can help lead us to future employment. But what I took as common knowledge hadn’t ever been proven, until now. More

07/15/13

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Brian Gallagher

By Brian Gallagher

Commit to Common Good Ideas

Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians are taking to the streets to protest government spending. The protests are about the billions being spent on soccer stadiums and other projects in preparation to host the World Cup and Summer Olympics, instead of on education, health care, or job training. More

07/02/13

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Brian Gallagher

By Brian Gallagher

Believing in Something Bigger

Like you, United Ways around the world wrestle every day with issues brought on by rapidly changing economic, political and social environments—issues clearly bigger than any one individual, institution or sector to solve. More

05/31/13

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United Way Blog Team

By United Way Blog Team

Watch Blake Shelton’s Oklahoma Relief Concert Tonight

Tonight at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma-native Blake Shelton hosts “Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert.” More

05/29/13

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