We Are the Life We Live

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February was a month of funerals for me. A decade ago, I reached the age where the obituaries became required daily reading, and this month was filled with synopses of the lives of friends, acquaintances, mentors, and family, who transitioned beyond this realm. Death claims lives we’ve shared, people who …

Lawmakers Must Understand Philanthropy: February 25, 2014

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Originally published:http://philanthropy.com/article/Foundations-Must-Help/144853/ February 24, 2014 By Alicia Philipp and John Tyler There’s an old saying in politics: “If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu.” As policy makers in D.C. and elsewhere debate public-policy changes that directly affect philanthropy, this idiom will become reality unless more foundations recognize …

The David Satcher Fund

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As director of The Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine and the 16th Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Satcher has dedicated his life to improving the health of others. He credits the values of hard work and integrity, which he inherited from his parents, as …