A look at the briefcase-sized electronic voting machines that are helping more than 800 million Indians cast ballots in this year’s election—and a reminder of why the world is watching. (The Atlantic, Foreign Policy) How American higher-education policy has gone from being visible and effective to being invisible and inefficient. (The Atlantic) Why climate change is violence. (The Guardian) How Rwanda’s remarkable, two-decade march from genocide has left women behind. (Foreign Policy) A yearlong investigation finds that many schools across the U.S. are back where they were under Jim Crow segregation: racially isolated and under-resourced. (ProPublica) How a Brazilian welfare program designed to slash poverty ended up improving women’s rights. (Atlantic Cities) The Ford Foundation The Ford Foundation is an independent organization working to address inequality and build a future grounded in justice. For more than 85 years, it has supported visionaries on the frontlines of social change worldwide, guided by its mission to strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement. Today, with an endowment of $16 billion, the foundation has headquarters in New York and 10 regional offices across Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Media Contacts Press LineTel (+1) 212-573-5128Fax (+1) 212-351-3643pressline@fordfoundation.org

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Approval date
August 2023
Start date
January 1970
End date
January 1970