Explores embracing the beauty of life’s chaos rather than grasping for control ARLINGTON, Va. – September 23, 2021 – Today, Neil Chilson, the senior research fellow for technology and innovation at Stand Together – a philanthropic community tackling some of the biggest challenges of our times – launches his book, Getting Out of Control: Emergent Leadership in a Complex World. Chilson makes the case that the best […]
More than 200,000 images from the archives of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will be digitized to preserve Black history in America.
The verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin reinforces two truths: The injustices endured by Black Americans are real and persistent. And our country contains within it the ability to address them.
Stand Together announced the launch of the Common Ground: Immigration Pop-Up Exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Center. This installation launches alongside President Bush’s book and exhibit “Out of Many, One: Portraits of America’s Immigrants.”
The Covid Commission Planning Group (CPG) will organize a National Commission that builds a foundation to understand the global impact of COVID-19 and how to protect against future public health catastrophes.
The new e-book, “The Stories of Our Table”, celebrates the culinary contributions, stories, and life lessons of immigrants in this country.
Stand Together, alongside other partners, co-found $30 million SkillUp Together Fund to provide displaced workers with opportunities to gain new skills and secure in-demand jobs.
In a USA Today piece, Stand Together CEO Brian Hooks and Khan Academy founder Sal Khan write about how the pandemic has exposed major flaws that have long existed in the education system and how the crisis is creating an opportunity to transform education for the better.
TIME has recognized Stand Together’s work to support innovative solutions that bridge divides on critical issues by naming Stand Together Chairman and CEO Brian Hooks to the 2021 TIME100 Next list. Dr. Priscilla Chan, co-founder and co-CEO of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, wrote in the announcement for TIME that despite the immense challenges facing the […]
The COVID-19 pandemic set off chaos around the world, and individuals and institutions worked to do their part to hinder the spread. Forbes magazine has recognized a few of those philanthropists for their generous contributions to lessen the impact of the virus and to help fight long-term challenges like poverty and climate change. Their article […]
Violence is never an acceptable way to address a disagreement in this country. The violence within the U.S. Capitol today is the shameful and predictable consequence of reckless and dishonorable actions to overturn the voters’ clear decision in this election. And it represents the polar opposite of the values upon which our country was built. […]
National initiative encourages welcoming attitudes and actionsin communities across America (ARLINGTON, VA) – Stand Together today announced its support of Belonging Begins With Us, a national campaign dedicated to fostering a welcoming and open mindset across the country to ensure everyone feels that they belong, regardless of their background or where they were born. Led […]