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The Common Cause Education Fund (CCEF) is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to restoring the core values of American democracy, reinventing an open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest, and empowering ordinary people to make their voices heard in the political process. CCEF employs research, outreach, educational programming, and coalition building to increase public understanding of how our democracy works, empower citizens to hold their government accountable, and promote broad and effective citizen engagement at federal, state, and local levels.
The American Political Science Association, founded in 1903, is the leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves more than 12,000 members in over 80 countries. With a range of programs and services for individuals, departments and institutions, APSA brings together political scientists from all fields of inquiry, regions, and occupational endeavors within and outside academe in order to expand awareness and understanding of politics.
To reduce the burden of human cancer, research conducted at the Institute for Cancer Research of Fox Chase Cancer Center for over eight decades has led to ground-breaking discoveries affecting science and medicine today. Current research programs are wide-ranging and include gene expression; molecular aspects of oncogenesis; viral molecular biology and pathogenesis; molecular structure and function analysis; pharmacology and therapeutics; regulation and development of the immune system; cell-cycle control; and human genetics. Opportunities are available for postdoctoral fellowships and graduate training and for professionals interested in developing technology-based business relationships or partnerships with Fox Chase.
VisionAshoka envisions a world where Everyone is aChangemaker: a world that responds quickly and effectively to socialchallenges, and where each individual has the freedom, confidence andsocietal support to address any social problem and drive change. MissionAshoka strives to shape a global, entrepreneurial, competitive citizen sector: one that allows social entrepreneurs to thrive and enables the world's citizens to think and act as changemakers
Founded in 1954, Lyric Opera of Chicago's mission is to express and promote the life-changing, transformational, revelatory power of great opera. Lyric exists to provide a broad, deep, and relevant cultural service to Chicago and the nation, and to advance the development of the art form. Lyric is dedicated to producing and performing consistently thrilling, entertaining, and thought-provoking opera with a balanced repertoire of core classics, lesser-known masterpieces, and new works; to creating an innovative and wide-ranging program of community engagement and educational activities; and to developing exceptional emerging operatic talent.
Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind and body.
Advancing health, education, and equity for girls, youth, and women everywhere.
The mission of Kaufman Music Center is to awaken and enhance appreciation of and participation in music and the other arts. Underlying this mission is the belief that the arts are essential to the human experience and a vital component of education for everyone.
Founded in 1981, the Orphan Foundation of America (OFA)is the only national organization dedicated solely to helping older foster youth make a successful transition to adulthood. OFA's mission is to provide teens leaving foster care with scholarships, leadership development, mentoring support, and independent living skills that will enable them to become productive, self-reliant adults.
To advance gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy.
The Institute's mission is to foster values-based leadership encouraging individuals to reflect on the ideals and ideas that define a good society and to provide a neutral and balanced venue for discussing and acting on critical issues. The Institute does this in four ways seminars, which help participants reflect on what they think makes a good society and enhancing their capacity to solve problems leaders face.
Through field work, applied research and advocacy, we strive to promote citizen participation, transparency, and accountability in political and civic life.