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VIDEO: Why Public Charter Schools are Critical to Closing the Achievement Gap

May 9, 2022

Public charter schools present opportunities to historically underserved communities by providing an equal chance at a quality education for all children.

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VIDEO: Why Tree Planting is Necessary for a Healthy Economy and Environment

May 4, 2022

As cities increasingly acknowledge trees as critical infrastructure, Bloomberg Associates’ Jacob Koch outlines the many benefits of tree planting and our collaboration with the Chicago Department of Public Health to build a new data and mapping tool that is identifying communities where tree planting is needed most.

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Education

Something New and Exciting is Going On in Classrooms Around the World

April 27, 2022

Through the Global Scholars program, students ages 10 to 13 are learning and practicing global competency with international peers. They engage in cross-cultural dialogue in online discussion boards and work with their classmates to complete hands-on projects that explore similarities and differences among their countries and communities.

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Environment

Follow the Data: Growing Diverse and Resilient Corals

April 22, 2022

On this episode, Jemma Read, the Global Head of Corporate Philanthropy at Bloomberg LP, sits down with Sam Teicher, Co-Founder and Chief Reef Officer of Coral Vita. They discuss how he created Coral Vita with his co-founder, Gator Halpern, what makes Coral Vita’s reef restoration technique unique, his experience with the Earthshot Prize, and how he’s planning on using his prize money to expand Coral Vita’s impact.

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Arts

New Study Shows Streets Are Safer with Asphalt Art

April 14, 2022

As part of our Asphalt Art Initiative, a new study found that city streets became considerably safer for pedestrians after incorporating art into roadway redesigns.

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Education

Video: What is a Charter School?

March 25, 2022

Public charter schools ensure that K-12 students’ zip code or socioeconomic status doesn’t dictate the quality of their education. Our recent investment in public charter schools will help close achievement gaps for students across the country.

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Arts

Follow the Data Podcast: Celebrating the History of Filmmaking

March 25, 2022

Ahead of this year’s Academy Awards, Katherine Oliver sits down with the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Director and President Bill Kramer and its Chief Artistic and Programming Officer Jacqueline Stewart. They share some insight on their global approach to curating the museum, how they are experimenting with digital technologies with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies, and their exhibits that show just how movies go from, as Jacqueline says, “the page to the screen.”

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Follow the Data Podcast: A Conversation with Bloomberg Philanthropies CEO, Patti Harris

March 11, 2022

In this episode, Bloomberg Philanthropies CEO Patti Harris sits down with Hank Paulson, the 74th US Treasury Secretary, and a member of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Board of Directors, to discuss her experience in public service, the importance of hiring a great team, rallying the private sector to support the clean energy transition, and more. Their conversation was adopted from Straight Talk, a podcast by the Paulson Institute.

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Bloomberg’s Giving to the Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine

March 4, 2022

Bloomberg stands with the world in condemning the invasion of Ukraine as an abhorrent disregard of international law and human rights.

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Follow the Data Podcast: Not Just a Statue: A New Monument Rooted in Community and History in Newark, NJ

February 25, 2022

In this episode – which is part of a series about how memorials, monuments, and temporary public art pieces can be more reflective of our society – David Andersson of the Bloomberg Associates Culture team sits down with Fayemi Shakur, the Arts and Cultural Affairs Director of the City of Newark. They discuss the process of selecting Cooke John’s design, how the artist team is working with the community, and what it means for cities to construct new monuments today.

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