Blog: THE Point

Group of people with their backs to the camera, working together with post-it notes to organize thoughts and ideas at the p4 Pittsburgh conference. Working group at the p4 Pittsburgh Conference. Photo by Joshua Franzos
John Ellis, June 21, 2018

Is This America?

John Ellis, VP of Communication at The Heinz Endowments, expresses his horror and shame at the police shooting of Antwon Rose.

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Is This America?

Is This America?

John Ellis, VP of Communication at The Heinz Endowments, expresses his horror and shame at the police shooting of Antwon Rose.

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We Are What We Do

We Are What We Do

Grant Oliphant, president of The Heinz Endowments, tells us that what matters is not how we feel, but rather what we do. We need to choose compassion not in our words but in our deeds.

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Reflections

Reflections

Endowments President Grant Oliphant describes how complaints in a Pittsburgh neighborhood about an artist’s billboard message declaring “There Are Black People in the Future” reveal this country’s inability to deal with race honestly and openly.

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The Pursuit for Justice

The Pursuit for Justice

To commemorate the life and contributions of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Carmen Anderson, The Heinz Endowments’ director of equity and social justice, describes how the foundation’s commitment to equity reflects efforts to ...

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Future of children’s healthcare program, CHIP  hangs in the balance

Future of children’s healthcare program, CHIP hangs in the balance

This week, the fate of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and health access for millions of children hangs in the balance. For the first time in a generation, millions of families are beginning to ...

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Helping Puerto Rico is not political - it's human decency

Helping Puerto Rico is not political - it's human decency

Endowments’ President Grant Oliphant answers the question of whether our grant to support relief efforts in Puerto Rico was a political statement.

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