Since its inception in 2018, the ISA Foundation has awarded grants totaling $3.4 million to 79 nonprofit partners in the United States and Canada. Those grants have provided over 5 million meals, funded over 30,000 educational events, and served over 225,000 children and families worldwide. To view a list of previous grant recipients, visit the foundation’s impact page. … [Read more...] about ISA Foundation Grants Will Help 33 Nonprofits Serve People Around the World
Mexico city how to help
Clemente Rodriguez, the father of 19-year-old Christian Alfonso Rodriguez, recalled the fateful day when his son went missing. In late September the group of students had been going from town to town asking for donations in order to travel to Mexico City for a large protest about civil rights and access to education, Rodriguez said. … [Read more...] about Relatives of 43 Missing Mexican Students Visit America: ‘I Will Not Stop Searching’
Brett Chapman, a Tulsa, Oklahoma, attorney and descendant of Standing Bear, a Ponca chief and civil rights leader, said he’d like to see the fallen statues replaced by largely unknown social justice advocates. “There are so many people we can honor that will show how we’ve overcome oppression,” Chapman said. “It’ll be a chance for us to learn and reflect.” … [Read more...] about Monuments and statues are falling. But what comes next?
Meanwhile, the virus is running wild across the US South and West, driving up hospitalizations and bringing intensive care units to the brink. Health experts say the situation is so bad that contact tracing is no longer possible. At least two dozen states have paused or rolled back reopening plans, in some cases enforcing mandatory mask orders, as the country nears 3 million reported cases. … [Read more...] about What you need to know about coronavirus on Wednesday, July 8
Early in the pandemic, in March, about half of California’s new infections were identified among people ages 18 to 49, a Times data analysis found. In June, as the number of new cases began to climb sharply, that share increased to nearly 62%. So far in July, roughly 65% of new infections have been diagnosed among those 18 to 49. That’s despite the fact that just 45% of Californians fall into that age range. … [Read more...] about California braces for a spike in coronavirus deaths as infections soar. But how bad will it be?