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New Consensus Study Assesses the Long-term Effects of Pre-K Education

This week, Education grantee Brookings Institution hosted leading pre-K researchers who presented six consensus statements about the effects of pre-K education, with the goal of… Continue Reading

Letter from the President: April 2017

Dear Colleagues: As we begin the second quarter of the year, I wanted to thank you, our friends and partners, for your good work and… Continue Reading

Heising-Simons Foundation Grants to Strengthen and Sustain Journalism

In this country’s infancy, the founders recognized the value of journalism as an institution to keep the new government in check... Continue Reading

Looking Back at 2016: An Interactive Infographic

For the Heising-Simons Foundation, 2016 was a year of expansion. Our team grew, we added Human Rights and Community to our program areas, and the… Continue Reading

Accounting for Violence: Four Questions for Danielle Sered, Director of Common Justice

In Brooklyn, NY, grantee Common Justice provides wraparound services to crime victims and operates the first alternative-to-incarceration program in adult U.S. courts to focus on... Continue Reading

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