Spotlight on the Top Research Areas at Cedars-Sinai

Spotlight on the Top Research Areas at Cedars-Sinai

Possessing more than 900 active projects, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is one of the United States’ leading organizations for clinical and medical research. Pioneering scientists from around the country and the world visit Cedars-Sinai and its diverse array of laboratories, institutes, and research groups to push the boundaries of medical knowledge and break new ground with… Read More…

6 Myths about Hiring People with Disabilities

Founded in 1989, Best Buddies is a US-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the social inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The organization’s mission rests on three pillars. One is to promote friendships between those with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities. Another pillar involves leadership development. The third pillar focuses on… Read More…

How to Welcome Your Newly Adopted Shelter Dog Home

How to Welcome Your Newly Adopted Shelter Dog Home

If you’ve made the decision to adopt a shelter dog, congratulations! Given that approximately 670,000 shelter dogs are euthanized every year, according to statistics from the ASPCA, you are quite literally saving the life of a deserving animal by opening your home to it. However, even for dogs that are delighted to be adopted, the… Read More…

How Teachers Can Make Sure Classrooms Are Free of Bias

How Teachers Can Make Sure Classrooms Are Free of Bias

As an organization dedicated to promoting social justice and challenging all forms of hate and bias, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) knows what a vitally important role teachers and educators play in helping young people develop an understanding of and a respect for diverse perspectives. Many studies have demonstrated that when educational environments foster and promote… Read More…

A Look Back at 15 Years of the Prematurity Campaign

A Look Back at 15 Years of the Prematurity Campaign

Each year in the United States, some 380,000 babies are born prematurely. Defined as birth occurring before week 37 of pregnancy, premature birth and its related complications are not only the leading cause of death in American babies, they can also contribute to serious long-term health problems for those babies who do survive infancy. While… Read More…

Big Brothers Big Sisters – Awesome Things to Do with Your “Little”

Big Brothers Big Sisters – Awesome Things to Do with Your “Little”

If you’ve made the decision to become a “Big” with Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles (JBBBSLA), you’re in for an experience that many other Bigs have described as life-changing. Watching your “Little” grow and discover new things about themselves and their abilities is immensely rewarding, and Bigs often report that spending time… Read More…