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
Grant Oliphant, October 13, 2017

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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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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NFL Protest: Veterans Leader Viewpoint

NFL Protest: Veterans Leader Viewpoint

Is the NFL protest disrespectful to veterans? Here in this guest blog local veterans leader Nick Grimes, Post-9/11 Program Director of the Veterans Breakfast Club, offers his thoughtful perspective.

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DACA: Protect Our Dreamers

DACA: Protect Our Dreamers

Endowments’ President Grant Oliphant speaks out about the recent decision by the Administration to end DACA.

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville

Endowments’ President Grant Oliphant speaks to the violence this past weekend in Charlottesville. Hatred and violence are dangerous, but indifference can be even worse. Charlottesville was a call to us to denounce this ugliness, to ...

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Rethink Vets

Rethink Vets

Veterans should be treated as community assets when they return to civilian life. Heinz Endowments President Grant Oliphant explains how a new public service campaign encourages employers and the public to offer veterans opportunities rather ...

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Finding Purpose Through Broken Pieces

Finding Purpose Through Broken Pieces

In this moving tribute to Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood neighborhood, Rev. Tim Smith describes the hope and resiliency of residents who have experienced pain and loss but are determined to pursue wholeness and justice in their community.

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