Biden Administration Made Two Announcements on AI; Don’t Let One Overshadow the Other

This article was originally published on The Messenger here.  By Michele Lawrence Jawando President Biden’s Executive Order on AI is appropriately ambitious. From outlining new ...
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How building coalitions can drive financial regulatory reforms

This is the first blog in this series. Read part 2 “How investors can work with stakeholders to reimagine capitalism” here and part 3 “How ...
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Philanthropies Launch New Initiative to Ensure AI Advances the Public Interest

We are proud to stand with Vice President Kamala Harris and our many partners in philanthropy at this critical juncture for the future of AI. ...
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Major Philanthropies Launch “BuildUS” Fund to Accelerate Implementation of Historic Federal Investments

The pooled fund will focus grant making on local, state, and federal efforts to achieve a low-carbon, worker-centered, equitable economy  Washington, DC (September 26, 2023) ...
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David Harm waters plants outside of his home in the Ridgeview Homes mobile home community in Lockport, N.Y., in 2022. The plight of residents at Ridgeview is playing out nationwide as institutional investors, led by private equity firms and real estate trusts and sometimes funded by pension funds, swoop in to buy mobile home parks. (AP Photo/Lauren Petracca)

3 winners of private equity reporting grants announced

The Poynter Institute and the Omidyar Network have announced the winners of three reporting grants focusing on private equity. The grants were born out of ...
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Feature: Reimagining Our High-Tech World

The Fall 2023 issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review featured a piece by Omidyar Network CEO Mike Kubzansky. Although digital technology and society are ...
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Young Leaders in Technology Granted $2 Million to Create Safe and Inclusive Online Spaces

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, August 2, 2023 CONTACT: Kevin Liao, [email protected]  26 Youth-Led Initiatives Join the Responsible Technology Youth Power Fund’s Inaugural Cohort to Build ...
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The Faults in Our Macro Models, and How to Fix Them

July 28, 2023 · Lindsay Owens, Groundwork Collaborative and Mike Kubzansky, Omidyar Network During a breakout session at the latest Stanford PACS Philanthropy Innovation Summit, Mike Kubzansky ...
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Omidyar Network Announces New Class of Reporters in Residence

Omidyar Network Announces New Class of Reporters in Residence Program Aims to Increase Quality News Coverage of Pressing Economic Issues   July 12, 2023 Washington, ...
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STATEMENT: Supreme Court strikes down race-conscious admissions programs

Today, the Supreme Court issued two rulings that struck down universities’ ability to consider race in college admissions. These rulings are a major step backward ...
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