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Paul Butler: Profiled on My Own Street
 
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In May 2011, The Atlantic Philanthropies and The New Press (http://thenewpress.com/) hosted a discussion about racial profiling in the United States. Racial profiling stigmatises and criminalises people of colour from as early as their pre-teens, violates the rights and civil liberties of innocent people, and has devastating consequences on entire communities. The fascinating panel included former litigator and law professor Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow, and former federal prosecutor and law professor Paul Butler, author of Let's Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice. Kent Hutchinson and Justin Coello, two young men who have been racially profiled in their neighbourhoods, also gave firsthand accounts of their experiences. In this video excerpt, Paul Butler talks about being racially profiled in his neighbourhood and on his front porch. You can read more about the event or watch the full discussion here: http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/learning/video-racial-profiling-post-racial-america
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Chuck Feeney on Giving While Living
 
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"I see little reason to delay giving when so much good can be achieved through supporting worthwhile causes today." -- Chuck Feeney, visionary philanthropist and founder of The Atlantic Philanthropies. Watch this short video about Chuck Feeney, his Giving While Living philosophy and his work to have global impact—all in his lifetime.
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Ray's Story: A Death Penalty Mistake
 
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Ray Krone was sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit. He has been proven innocent and exonerated, and now helps other "exonerees" share their stories of unjust sentences and close calls with state-sanctioned death penalties. Ray works for Witness to Innocence, which receives support from Atlantic, toward abolishing the death penalty throughout America. Atlantic is the largest funder of work to abolish the death penalty in the U.S. For more info see: http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/rays-story-death-penalty-mistake
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Kent Hutchinson: Profiled in My Own Home
 
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In May 2011, The Atlantic Philanthropies and The New Press (http://thenewpress.com/) hosted a discussion about racial profiling in the United States. Racial profiling stigmatises and criminalises people of colour from as early as their pre-teens, violates the rights and civil liberties of innocent people, and has devastating consequences on entire communities. The fascinating panel included former litigator and law professor Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow, and former federal prosecutor and law professor Paul Butler, author of Let's Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice. Kent Hutchinson and Justin Coello, two young men who have been racially profiled in their neighbourhoods, also gave firsthand accounts of their experiences. In this video excerpt, Kent Hutchinson talks about being racially profiled in his apartment building. You can read more about the event or watch the full discussion here: http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/learning/video-racial-profiling-post-racial-america
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Michelle Alexander: Why is Racial Profiling Such a Critical Issue?
 
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In May 2011, The Atlantic Philanthropies and The New Press (http://thenewpress.com/) hosted a discussion about racial profiling in the United States. Racial profiling stigmatises and criminalises people of colour from as early as their pre-teens, violates the rights and civil liberties of innocent people, and has devastating consequences on entire communities. The fascinating panel included former litigator and law professor Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow, and former federal prosecutor and law professor Paul Butler, author of Let's Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice. Kent Hutchinson and Justin Coello, two young men who have been racially profiled in their neighbourhoods, also gave firsthand accounts of their experiences. In this video excerpt, Michelle Alexander talks about the problem of racial profiling and why it is such a critical issue in American society. You can read more about the event or watch the full discussion here: http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/learning/video-racial-profiling-post-racial-america
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Secret Billionaire: The Chuck Feeney Story
 
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This documentary, produced by RTÉ Factual, describes the life of Chuck Feeney, philanthropist and founder of The Atlantic Philanthropies. Learn more about his Giving While Living approach to philanthropy here: http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/giving-while-living
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Giving While Living: Making a Difference
 
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Giving While Living: Making a Difference is the story of Atlantic Founder Chuck Feeney, the man who has inspired Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and others to devote their wealth to the service of humanity during their lifetimes. Narrated by Timothy Hutton, the video shows the power of Giving While Living and the immense satisfaction of making a difference during your lifetime.
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The Best Place to Grow Old. It's Not Where you Think.
 
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The Great Northern Haven housing development is a project of the Netwell Centre at the Dundalk Institute of Technology, which is developing new ideas that enhance the quality of life and well-being of older people and those who care for them, through integrated community-oriented services, more sustainable home and neighbourhood design, and age-friendly technologies. The development is in County Louth, the first participant in Ireland's Age-Friendly Cities & Counties Programme, which is a signature effort of Atlantic's Ageing Programme in the Republic of Ireland. For more information visit http://agefriendlycounties.com
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Beyond Belief
 
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"And I instantly knew that all that anger, and the animosity, all the stuff that I had in my heart for 12 years for you, was over." Mary Johnson found forgiveness for Oshea Israel, the young man who murdered her son as a teenager. The two now live next door to one another.
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Incredible Years Programme Promotes Positive Behaviour at Home and at School
 
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The impact of the Incredible Years programme on students, parents and teachers at the Drogheda School in Drogheda, Ireland is highlighted in this 2 September 2009 report by RTE reporter Joan O'Sullivan. Video credit: RTÉ Archives
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Justin Coello: Profiled and Illegally Searched
 
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In May 2011, The Atlantic Philanthropies and The New Press (http://thenewpress.com/) hosted a discussion about racial profiling in the United States. Racial profiling stigmatises and criminalises people of colour from as early as their pre-teens, violates the rights and civil liberties of innocent people, and has devastating consequences on entire communities. The fascinating panel included former litigator and law professor Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow, and former federal prosecutor and law professor Paul Butler, author of Let's Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice. Kent Hutchinson and Justin Coello, two young men who have been racially profiled in their neighbourhoods, also gave firsthand accounts of their experiences. In this video excerpt, Justin Coello talks about being racially profiled and illegally searched. You can read more about the event or watch the full discussion here: http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/learning/video-racial-profiling-post-racial-america
Views: 3917 atlanticphil
Gay and Lesbian Refugees in South Africa: 'We Thought You'd Accept Us'
 
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Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and inter-sex Africans seek asylum and refuge in South Africa, where the Constitution promises equal rights. Tolerance and acceptance, however, does not come easily. Find out how gay rights activism has helped challenge and overcome xenophobia and homophobia.
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Well done, Brian O'Connell! From Chuck Feeney and The Atlantic Philanthropies
 
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Professor Brian O'Connell, rector at South Africa's University of the Western Cape (UWC) since 2001, is retiring after 13 years of dedicated and devoted service to the school, the community at large, and the nation as a whole. Congratulations and thank you, Brian, for your vision, passion and leadership. Chuck Feeney and the Atlantic Philanthropies are proud to have funded construction of the Life Sciences and School of Public Health buildings at UWC. *The interview footage with UWC Rector Brian O'Connell used was conducted in 2013 as part of a video celebrating Atlantic's impact and work in South Africa.*
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School Rivalry Turned on Its Head. Brilliant Things Happen When Schools Work Together.
 
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Northern Ireland is a deeply divided society and the education system reflects the level of separation between Protestant and Catholic communities. Sharing education involves two or more schools from different community backgrounds working together to share expertise, classes, facilities and teachers.
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Fatima Regeneration Board
 
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The local inner cities of Fatima Mansions and Dolphin House in Rialto in Dublin are among the most disadvantaged in Ireland. For more than three decades, the community has struggled to achieve local government support for the area -- culminating in the achievement of a comprehensive physical, economic and social regeneration of Fatima, with similar plans in the pipeline for Dolphin House. Learn more at http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/design/atlantic/flash/annualreport/index.html?src=youtube
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A Room of Her Own
 
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Rosalie Berkowitz, 82, is bed-bound due to advanced multiple sclerosis. When Medicare denied her home health care and nursing aides stopped coming to her home, Rosalie almost died. In 2012, Rosalie was part of a class-action suit that won protection of Medicare benefits for people with chronic illnesses.
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The Valedictorian
 
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Damon Smith had been suspended more than 20 times before entering Ralph Bunche high school, an alternative high school for chronically expelled students. After working with Eric Butler, a restorative justice counselor at the school, Smith graduated as valedictorian. How did it happen? Find out in this story produced by StoryCorps.
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A Look at Our Work in Viet Nam
 
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A look back at Atlantic's more than 15 years of work in Viet Nam, helping to improve higher education, health care and public health for people too long deprived of those fundamental public goods.
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The Cornell Tradition
 
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The Cornell Tradition is a fellowship program offering distinctive service, work and scholarship opportunities to Cornell’s most civically minded, socially responsible undergraduates. Video: Flatbush Films
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The New Look of Primary Health Care in Viet Nam
 
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The building and upgrading of 800 commune health centres mean doctors are able to help 8 million people, mostly in rural areas, have access to quality primary health care close to home.
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Linked Learning: Connecting the Classroom to Careers
 
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How do you help students in underserved communities graduate high school, attend college and position them for successful and fulfilling careers? Naomi Post, Head of U.S. Community-Based Programs at The Atlantic Philanthropies, discusses the foundation's major investment to expand Oakland Unified School District's Linked Learning programme and provide opportunities for young people to pursue health care professions in Alameda County. Learn more from our grantees and partners: Linked Learning Alliance: http://linkedlearning.org/ Oakland Unified School District: http://www.ousd.k12.ca.us/linkedlearning Alameda Health System: http://www.alamedahealthsystem.org/ Alameda Health Care Services Agency: http://www.acgov.org/health/ The California Endowment: http://www.calendow.org/ The James Irvine Foundation: https://www.irvine.org/youth Video credits: Media Enterprise Alliance (http://www.meaoakland.org) and Trigger Creative (http://www.triggercr.com)
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FLAC: Free Legal Advice Centres
 
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The Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC), acting on behalf of Dr. Lydia Foy, successfully challenged the Irish Government's refusal to allow transgendered people to alter their birth certificates to accurately reflect their new identities. Learn more at http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/design/atlantic/flash/annualreport/index.html
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Rise to the Top: The University of Limerick & The Atlantic Philanthropies
 
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A chance meeting between Chuck Feeney, founding chairman of The Atlantic Philanthropies, and Ed Walsh, the head of a then-fledgling higher education institute in Limerick, led to Atlantic’s initial philanthropic investments in Ireland in the late 1980s. At the University of Limerick, among many other investments, Atlantic funded the first Olympic-sized swimming pool in the country, a state-of-the-art library and new student accommodations, and purchased land to create an entirely new campus bridging both shores of the River Shannon. Expansion on the north shore included the University Arena and the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. Since 1988, Atlantic has invested nearly $180 million (€140 million) in the University of Limerick, making it the largest single recipient of the foundation's funding in Ireland.
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The Atlantic Philanthropies: Viet Nam
 
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A look back at Atlantic's more than 15 years of work in Viet Nam, helping to improve higher education, health care and public health for people too long deprived of those fundamental public goods.
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The Atlantic Philanthropies in the Republic of Ireland
 
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Between 1987 and 2014, Atlantic invested more than $1.2 billion (€1 billion) in the Republic of Ireland to stimulate a knowledge economy by rebuilding the higher education system, protect and expand human and civil rights, and fundamentally transform the design and delivery of services for children, older adults and people with disabilities. Learn more: http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/region/republic-ireland
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Gaining Government Buy-In: Atlantic's Funding Lessons from Viet Nam
 
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Gaining government buy-in at all levels in Viet Nam was critical to Atlantic's success in developing a healthier, more equitable system of policy, practice, and health care. To learn more, watch this short video and download the full report at www.atlanticphilanthropies.org.
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Philanthropy on Trial: Prosecution's Opening Statement by Gara LaMarche
 
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Charged with not fulfilling its mission of advancing the public good, philanthropy was put on trial at the April 2011 Council on Foundations' conference. Former Atlantic Philanthropies President and CEO Gara LaMarche served as the prosecution, and Ralph R. Smith, Executive Vice President of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, played the role of the defense attorney. The sentence, if found guilty, was loss of philanthropy's specialised tax status. Ultimately, the jury was hung in its verdict, but leaned in favour of the prosecution by 10-2. You can watch the full trial at: http://www.cof.org/events/conferences/2011Annual/trial.cfm
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Barnardos
 
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Right to Care
 
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"Right to Care," a short documentary featuring Caring Across Generations co-director Ai-jen Poo, highlights both the important work being done by domestic workers in the U.S. and the challenges facing this growing workforce. Learn more: https://caringacross.org
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Disability Action
 
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Atlantic supported building the capacity of Disability Action to influence policy that promotes the rights of disabled people, who account for one in five people in part due to Northern Ireland's history of violent conflict. Learn more at http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/design/atlantic/flash/annualreport/index.html
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Pensioners' Parliament: Strengthening Voice in Northern Ireland
 
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Between 2005 and 2035, the proportion of Northern Ireland’s population of citizens older than 65 is expected to double from 13.5 per cent to 27 per cent. As a result, campaigning for policies that support healthy ageing and that push government to be responsive to the needs of older people is vital. The Northern Ireland Pensioners' Parliament, launched by Age Sector Platform in 2011, allows older people from across Northern Ireland to have their say on the issues that matter to them. Each year, Age Sector Platform members elect representatives from across the community to participate in a two-day regional parliament, debating policies with government and with lawmakers and defining older people’s campaign issues for the year ahead. With the Pensioners’ Parliament, Northern Ireland now has a strong and articulate lobby of older people.
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NAACP President Benjamin Jealous on abolishing the death penalty in Maryland
 
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"Maryland today becomes the 18th state to abolish the death penalty....In doing so it joins every other western country and almost every country on the planet.....But most importantly, today, Maryland pushes America towards abolishing the death penalty and rejoining its rightful place as a global leader in the struggle for human rights." -- NAACP President Benjamin Jealous March 15, 2013 Press conference on the passage of the bill to repeal the death penalty in Maryland.
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Gerald Kraak | Reflections
 
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Gerald Kraak - author, filmmaker, grantmaker and tireless fighter for justice, equality and human rights for all - reflects on growing up in Apartheid South Africa and his life as an activist.
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Viet Nam Helmet Law
 
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Fewer Vietnamese are dying and being injured since the National Helmet Law took effect 15 December 2007, requiring all motorbike users to wear approved helmets. This accomplishment is the culmination of diligent work by the government, including the Ministry of Health, and organisations such as the Ha Noi School of Public Health, United Nations Childrens Fund, Asia Injury Prevention Foundation, Counterpart International and The Alliance for Safe Children, with support from Atlantic and other funders that began in 2000. Atlantic now will focus on other community-based injury prevention, especially for children. www.atlanticphilanthropies.org
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Building Upon Donor Intent: Atlantic's Funding Lessons from Viet Nam
 
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"Donor intent isn't the beginning and the end of all philanthropic possibility, but it's one hell of a beginning" says author Tony Proscio in this short video that looks at how Atlantic's work in Viet Nam built upon -- and learned from -- Atlantic Founding Chairman Chuck Feeney's initial intentions to advance health in Viet Nam. Visit www.atlanticphilanthropies.org to read the full report.
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'We Really Need A Doctor Here!'
 
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Almost half of South Africans live in rural areas, but only 12 per cent of the country's doctors work there. Africa Health Placements offers an innovative model for staffing rural health facilities with foreign doctors.
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When Aims and Objectives Rhyme
 
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How can two foundations collaborate to advance their goals? A new case study, "When Aims and Objectives Rhyme," by Tony Proscio describes how The Atlantic Philanthropies and The One Foundation built a meaningful partnership by focusing on their common goals to help children, youth and immigrants. View this short video of its findings, and visit www.atlanticphilanthropies.org or www.onefoundation.ie to read the full report.
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Chris Oechsli on Atlantic's final big bets
 
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Christopher G. Oechsli, president and CEO of The Atlantic Philanthropies, discusses the foundation's big bet strategy.
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Hug That Book -- A Literacy Programme Ups the Ante
 
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Caroline Walker thinks Storysacks is the best thing she has ever done for her four children who would rather read than be on the computer. Storysacks is a language and literacy development programme facilitated by youngballymun, an Atlantic grantee that works to improve learning for children in Ballymun, a disadvantaged area of Dublin. Read the full story: http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/caroline%E2%80%99s-story-how-early-literacy-programme-helped-her-children
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Michael Ó Súilleabháin and the Irish World Academy of Music & Dance
 
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Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin and students at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick reflect on the Academy, music and their relationship with Atlantic’s founder Chuck Feeney.
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Promoting LGBT Rights in Ireland
 
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Atlantic’s investments provided crucial support to organizations in the Republic of Ireland working to change laws and attitudes and remove other barriers so that LGBT people could enjoy the same rights and protections as their fellow citizens. For more, go here: http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/subtheme/lgbt
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Our Brother's Keeper - Trailer
 
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Almost 20 years after Duane Edward Buck was convicted of capital murder, his siblings — Marvin, Phyllis, and Monique — reflect on their brother’s resilience in the face of an extraordinary injustice: a piece of explicitly racist testimony from a psychologist that likely sent him to Death Row. Watch the full film here: http://bit.ly/2Krm6I9 After years of setbacks and poor work by court-appointed attorneys, Mr. Buck’s family and legal team from the Texas Defender Service and, later, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund prepare for what is possibly their last chance to give him the fair sentencing trial he deserves. Our Brother’s Keeper retraces the long path Mr. Buck’s case has taken over the years, from the poverty-stricken Third Ward in Houston, all the way to a ruling at the Supreme Court of the United States, and ultimately to a new sentence of life in prison.
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The Atlantic Philanthropies in Northern Ireland
 
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Between 1991 and 2014, Atlantic invested over $554 million (£340 million) in Northern Ireland to help build a sustainable and just peace, reconcile deeply divided communities, challenge segregation in primary and secondary education, reshape higher education, ensure quality services for those most in need, strengthen the voices of the most marginalised and embed change through partnership with government. Learn more: http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/region/northern-ireland
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PHI: Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute
 
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Direct care workers ensure quality elder care and disability services for millions of Americans, yet often do not have their own health care coverage. The Health Care for Health Care Workers (HCHCW) campaign is addressing this challenge. HCHCW raises awareness of the lack of coverage and its consequences, promotes policy solutions, and mobilises stakeholders -- including direct care workers -- to advocate on their own behalf. Learn more at http://www.atlanticphilanthropies.org/design/atlantic/flash/annualreport/index.html.
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Chris Oechsli on limited life philanthropy
 
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Christopher G. Oechsli, president and CEO of The Atlantic Philanthropies, discusses the foundation's limited life strategy.
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Catalysing LGBT Equality and Visibility in Ireland
 
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From 2004-2013, Atlantic funded four organisations working to improve human rights, visibility, and access to services for LGBT people in the Republic of Ireland. This video looks at a few examples of these grantees' successes, including a landmark 2010 civil partnership law, a scheduled public referendum on civil marriage, and government creation of a Gender Recognition Advisory Group.
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Out of the Box: Queer Youth in South Africa Today Case Study
 
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What is life like for young lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgendered and intersex people (LGBTIs) in South Africa today, 17 years after the Constitution outlawed discrimination based on sexual orientation? "Out of the Box: Queer Youth in South Africa Today," a case study commissioned by The Atlantic Philanthropies examines this question. View this short video of its findings, and visit www.atlanticphilanthropies.org to read the full report.
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Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on abolishing the death penalty
 
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"When we understand how lives can be saved, we have a moral responsibility to do more of the things that work to save lives...We also have a moral responsibility not to do things that are wasteful and that are expensive and do not work and don't save lives." -- Governor Martin O'Malley March 15, 2013 Press conference on the passage of the bill to repeal the death penalty in Maryland.
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Chuck Feeney, Founding Chairman of The Atlantic Philanthropies, on Empathy
 
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In this excerpt from "Secret Billionaire: The Chuck Feeney Story," Chuck Feeney, Founder of The Atlantic Philanthropies reflects on what motivates him to give.
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