The 2020 Presidential Election lies over a year away, but already, Americans have a growing list of potential Democratic options to choose from. Re-energized Democrats are determined to defeat President Trump, but many, including myself, are struggling to pick their candidate. All the contenders appear to be supporting variations of a similar, fairly progressive platform.
Note: Leviss worked for the Foundation Center Summer 2018. For those of us not frantically scanning the Chronicle of Philanthropy every morning, the creation of Candid might not seem like a big deal. Candid is the product of many years of collaboration and deliberation between non-profit industry giants Foundation Center and GuideStar. Foundation Center was
CW: Racial violence On the afternoon of Tuesday, February 12, Tufts students received a community message from President Monaco describing some “profoundly disturbing and hurtful” posters discovered on the exterior of the Granoff Family Hillel Center. The message announced plans to investigate the situation and expressed support for all members of the Jewish community. Many
CW: Racial violence, police brutality In December 2017, Kevin Maguire, Tufts’ Director of Public and Environmental Safety, attended a National Counter-Terrorism Seminar (NCTS) in Israel. According to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the organization that funds these trips, more than 175 high-ranking American law enforcement officers have attended these trips, which consist of an “intensive
Outside the brick row houses on Tyler Street in Boston’s Chinatown, a crowd of forty gathered to support YenChi Chen an hour before his court appearance on Valentine’s Day morning. Chen owns A Salon, where he has been cutting hair in Chinatown for seven years. His landlord has been renting out the old row houses’
The last few Academy Awards have been hectic and replete with controversy. The 2018 Oscars saw their lowest ratings in 44 years, while movements such as #MeToo and #OscarsSoWhite exposed an unconscionable history of assault, sexism, and racism in the film industry. Now, in 2019, for the first time in 30 years, the show will
“I can make old men cry” is the first line pop musician Mikaela Straus, known in the music industry as King Princess, sang at her concert in Boston on January 25. The line, just like the concert that followed, was provocative, brash, and unapologetic. I stood to the side of the stage at the nightclub