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Jun 16, 2016, 10:47 ET Summer Celebrations Can Turn Deadly for Children of Families Touched by Addiction

Summer provides us with many reasons to celebrate, which oftentimes means consumption of liquor and other inebriating substances. For children of...


Jun 08, 2016, 11:03 ET Global Bullying Prevention Meetings Highlight the OLWEUS Bullying Prevention Program

The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program continues to take center stage in the worldwide effort to prevent bullying. Preparation is underway for an...


May 18, 2016, 17:30 ET Ford Foundation Appoints John Irons as Director of Inclusive Economies

 The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of John Irons as director of Inclusive Economies. In this role he will oversee two lines...


May 17, 2016, 11:44 ET What Can America Learn From Its Past? Vietnam. Nixon's Resignation. The 25th Amendment.

When Gerald R. Ford took office in 1974, the United States was in turmoil, exhibiting parallels with today's political distrust. Now on May 27, at...


Apr 28, 2016, 18:16 ET Ford Foundation Names Kathy Reich as Director for Effort to Strengthen Institutions and Networks

The Ford Foundation today named Kathy Reich as director of a new foundation initiative to help strengthen institutions and networks critical to...


Mar 29, 2016, 16:29 ET Global Mayors Join Forces to Address Inequalities and Foster Inclusive Growth in Cities Worldwide

Mayors from cities across the United States, Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America gathered in New York to launch a global campaign to address...


Feb 03, 2016, 09:00 ET ABA, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation release first national study on attorney substance use, mental health concerns

 A new, landmark study conducted by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and the American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance...


Jan 07, 2016, 17:56 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Bess Rothenberg as Director of New Office of Strategy & Learning

 The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Bess Rothenberg as director of its new office of Strategy and Learning. Led by...


Nov 10, 2015, 19:07 ET Renewing Communities In California: A Transformative Approach To Reentry

Today, California officials announced the launch of a new public-private partnership, Renewing Communities. This groundbreaking program brings...


Oct 16, 2015, 11:50 ET Ford Foundation Appoints David Barth as Director of Youth Opportunity and Learning

 The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of David Barth as director of its Youth Opportunity and Learning program. In his new role,...


Oct 06, 2015, 13:19 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Michelle Alexander, Prominent Civil Rights and Legal Scholar, As Senior Fellow

 The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of legal scholar and author Michelle Alexander as a Senior Fellow contributing to the...


Oct 06, 2015, 13:17 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Elizabeth Alexander, Lauded Poet, Essayist and Professor, as Director of Creativity and Free Expression

The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of poet, essayist, playwright, and scholar Elizabeth Alexander as director of its Creativity...


Oct 02, 2015, 16:02 ET Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation To Host Workshop For Montana Professionals

 The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider, will host a series of professional workshops,...


Aug 20, 2015, 17:15 ET The Secchia Family of Grand Rapids and Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Partner on Documentary Film

The definition of Presidential character was personified in the 38th president, and a new documentary film, commissioned by the Peter F. Secchia...


Jun 18, 2015, 10:56 ET Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Brings Treatment Model To The Field To Help Others Address The Opioid Epidemic

Responding to the national opioid epidemic, Hazelden Publishing and clinicians from its umbrella organization, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation,...


Jun 10, 2015, 08:19 ET Survey Finds Risky Opioid Use Among College-Age Youth, With Limited Knowledge Of The Danger Or Where To Get Help

A survey of almost 1,200 college-age youth from around the country found that almost 16 percent report having used pain pills not prescribed to...


Jun 02, 2015, 11:18 ET Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation To Sponsor 5th "Recovery 2.0" Global Online Event

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider, is sponsoring the free "Recovery 2.0: Beyond...


Apr 29, 2015, 10:49 ET Ford Foundation Provides $500k For Immediate Relief And Longer-Term Recovery In Wake Of Disaster In Nepal

The Ford Foundation today announced it was making $500,000 in grants to support disaster relief and recovery in Nepal, where the foundation has...


Apr 16, 2015, 10:28 ET Ford Foundation JustFilms Supports Four Films and Interactive Storytelling at Tribeca Film Festival

JustFilms, the Ford Foundation's film and digital storytelling initiative, is proud to have supported four films selected for this year's Tribeca...


Apr 16, 2015, 09:32 ET Innovative Addiction Course For Medical Students Launched By Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

An innovative education curriculum to train medical school students about addiction is now available from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and...


Mar 11, 2015, 14:38 ET Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and Vet to Vet's Moe Armstrong Launch New Online Support Opportunity for U.S. Military Members and Veterans

 Responding to calls from the President's Office of National Drug Control Policy for more peer support options for the nation's military...


Mar 04, 2015, 08:08 ET Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Cerner Collaborate To Advance Behavioral Health Care

 The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment solutions provider, announced today it has selected...


Feb 20, 2015, 10:49 ET Ford Foundation Appoints Ursula Burns to Board of Trustees

 The Ford Foundation announced today the election of Ursula Burns to serve as a member of its Board of Trustees. Ms. Burns is the chairman...


Feb 03, 2015, 12:42 ET Ford Foundation Expands Creative Commons Licensing for All Grant-Funded Projects

 The Ford Foundation announced today that it is adopting an open licensing policy for all grant-funded projects and research to promote greater...


Jan 22, 2015, 11:52 ET Ford Foundation's JustFilms Returns to Sundance Film Festival with Four New Films and Expanded Global Partnerships

 JustFilms, the Ford Foundation's film and digital storytelling initiative, has provided support to four films selected to premiere at this...