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High-Quality College Programming in Prison

High-Quality College Programming in Prison

On September 16, 2021, the Michelson 20MM Foundation and the RAND Corporation hosted a panel of diverse experts in the field who discussed RAND’s guide and shared the experience of government, corrections officials, higher education professionals, and researchers....

John Linton: Tribute to a Correctional Education Leader

John Linton: Tribute to a Correctional Education Leader

John Linton, who served as Director of the Office of Correctional Education in the U.S. Department of Education, was a nationally recognized expert in the field of correctional education.   This article was published on 20mm.org. On May 15, 2019, John Linton and...

All-Staff Meeting Highlights Medical Research and Impact Investing

All-Staff Meeting Highlights Medical Research and Impact Investing

Dr. Wayne Koff, founder and CEO of the Human Immunome Project, discusses the origin of the Michelson Prizes, and Phillip Kim, CEO of Michelson 20MM Foundation, provides an update on the organization’s recent impact venture investments that aim to make the world a...

Creative Commons: Global Summit on Open Access Celebrates 20 Years

Creative Commons: Global Summit on Open Access Celebrates 20 Years

The Michelson 20MM Foundation is thrilled to support this year’s Creative Commons Global Summit as the Open Education & Open Scholarship track sponsor.   "For 20 years, Creative Commons has enriched the information ecosystem by providing educators, creators,...

Digital Inequity in the Black Community

Digital Inequity in the Black Community

Recent federal and state investments in broadband infrastructure open the possibility for innovative approaches to connecting Black and Brown people to the internet.     Full blog post on 20MM.org. Digital Inequity in the Black Community: Someday, ‘Things...

Announcing New Staff Members — Michelson Philanthropies is Growing!

Announcing New Staff Members — Michelson Philanthropies is Growing!

The Michelson Philanthropies team is growing! We’re pleased to announce new staff members Vania Campos, Justin Chapman, and Michele Morris.     Vania Campos is the new Marketing Administrative Assistant at Michelson Philanthropies. In this role, she supports...

How to Start a College Education Program in Prison

How to Start a College Education Program in Prison

Heather Gay, education manager at the Michigan Department of Corrections and president-elect of the Correctional Education Association (CEA) discusses the importance of the RAND Corporation guide for corrections officials.   This article was published on...

Michelson Found Animals Kicks Off the 2021 Saving Pets Challenge

Michelson Found Animals Kicks Off the 2021 Saving Pets Challenge

The Saving Pets Challenge helps animal welfare organizations raise money for the chance to win grants and prizes to support life-saving programs for pets in their communities.   As part of its commitment to keeping pets in safe and loving homes, the animal...

Spark Grantee California Justice Leaders Shares Alumni Updates

Spark Grantee California Justice Leaders Shares Alumni Updates

Alumni Donald Wilson, Joshua Thomas, and Lucy Bobenrieth share their post-California Justice Leaders (CJL) program updates.     This blog post was published on 20mm.org. In 2019, the Michelson 20MM Foundation awarded a Spark Grant to Impact Justice for its...