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"Questions Emerge About the Mold That Hurricane Sandy...

March 5, 2013The New York Times featured the work of NCF grantee, Queens Congregations United for Action (QCUA), who exposed the continuing crisis of mold in homes affected by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. QCUA received an emergency grant from the Nathan Cummings Foundation late last year for their ongoing and far-reaching Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.  QCUA is a local affiliate of long time NCF grantee...

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Institutional Investors Press for Disclosure of Corporate...

February 11, 2013Click here to Read Press Release

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Report Raises Concerns about AT&T's Commitment to...

January 14, 2013A new report by AT&T Inc. summarizing the company's positions on so-called network neutrality principles highlights a "worrisome failure in corporate citizenship" and raises significant concerns about AT&T's long-term commitment to open Internet principles that benefit the American economy and all consumers, according to a group of AT&T investors.Read more

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NCF & SRP Encourage Public Company Declassification

December 18, 2012Click here to read full Press Release

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Slow pace of flood repairs a concern in NYC

December 17, 2012 Associated Press"NEW YORK — As winter approaches, construction crews in New York are in a race against the clock to make thousands of houses damaged by Superstorm Sandy habitable again, and the slow pace of progress has led some people to urge officials to bring in campers or mobile homes as a stopgap solution."Read more

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Rupert Murdoch survives calls to step down as chairman

October 22, 2012At News Corporation's annual shareholder meeting, nearly two-thirds of unaffiliated shares were voted against the News Corporation Board's recommendation that Rupert Murdoch retain his vast voting power and hold onto his position as the Company's Chairman.  While the Nathan Cummings Foundation's proposal calling for the elimination of the Company's dual-class capital structure received...

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Click here to Take Quiz: About the White Working-Class

September 25, 2012

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British Regulator Declares BSkyB ‘Fit and Proper’

September 25, 2012The Nathan Cummings Foundation has a history of pressing News Corporation for governance improvements and has called for an end to the Company's dual-class capital structure in light of its anemic response to the hacking scandal in Britain.  The Foundation was asked by New York Times reporter Amy Chozick for its reaction to the recent finding that British Sky Broadcasting was "fit and proper...

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