To Celebrate New Series, NBC Donates Grants to High School Drama Programs

NBC’s new series Rise, based on a true story, is about a high school drama teacher tackling the prejudices and systems of a small, poor town. It’s about the cultural ecosystems of small towns, and how to make change happen within them. It’s not perfect—the writer consciously made the main character straight, despite the actual […]

How Does Piecemeal Minimum Wage Legislation Affect Nonprofits?

Cook County, Illinois, is raising its minimum wage, though not at the rate that Chicago did, meaning that the greater Chicago metro area now has three different minimum wages. That’s confusing, certainly and it can cause difficulties for people living and running businesses in those areas. But it’s also indicative of a much larger problem: […]