CEO Blog: September 2015

President Obama Signs Executive Order Aligning Policies and Programs to Brain Science

Those of us who have been advocating for science-aligned policies that can vastly improve the way we provide services and supports to children, families, and communities celebrated last week with the White House Executive Order encouraging the use of the behavioral sciences when creating federal policies and programs. … more

America's Human-Serving Nonprofits Bring Pope Francis’ Message to Life

As we welcome Pope Francis to the U.S. this week, one highlight of his trip will be attending the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, an event that is set to spark dialogue and action on issues such as poverty, homelessness.

From the beginning of his papacy, Pope Francis has strongly advocated on behalf of people who live in poverty and the hopes and dreams they have for their families that are universal. Indeed, one of the cornerstones of his work is spreading a message to inspire people across race, class, religion, and ideology to confront indifference that will allow us to move closer together in love to helping advance equity across the globe. … more

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