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The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Nishka Chandrasoma as its next vice president, secretary, and general counsel of the foundation.

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For too long, philanthropy has operated under the premise that disability is a worthy cause, but not ours, write Ford Foundation President Darren Walker and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation President Rich Besser. But relegating disability-related issues to a niche grant-making area or, worse, ignoring people with disabilities completely is no longer acceptable.

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Cara Mertes discusses how the Ford Foundation's JustFilms initiative tackles the challenges of nonfiction storytelling, and helps create narratives that transform perceptions and change history.

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Twenty-one colleges and universities, with the support of the Ford Foundation, New America, and the Hewlett Foundation, today announced the creation of the Public Interest Technology University Network. The Network is dedicated to defining and building the nascent field of public interest technology, as well as growing a new generation of civic-minded technologists and digitally fluent policy leaders.