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Geri Mannion on Supporting Civic Engagement

In an interview published in the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, Geri Mannion, the Corporation’s program director of U.S. Democracy, discusses the role national foundations can play in supporting state-level initiatives.

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Podcast: A Paint-by-Numbers Portrait of the Country

Podcast: A Paint-by-Numbers Portrait of the Country

Donald Trump has defied the political establishment on his way to the 2016 Republican Party Convention. But for Robert P. Jones, the CEO of the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), understanding Trump’s base is a matter of understanding how white, Christian “values voters” have become “nostalgia voters.”

 

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The Integration of Immigrants Into American Society

A committee of experts appointed by the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine examined the available research to assess how immigrants are integrating into American society. The final report came out in the fall of 2015, and can be viewed in the following interactive entitled Integration. 

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America's Story: An Immigrant Story

America's Story: An Immigrant Story

Nearly one of every four Americans—70 million people—is ​an immigrant or the child of parents who came from another country. Some fled war, persecution, or environmental disaster; others pursued the American ideal of opportunity for all.  Carnegie Corporation of New York is please to present this interactive feature that examines the state of immigration in the United States today.

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