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Open Educational Resources Spark Grantees Spotlight

Open Educational Resources Spark Grantees Spotlight

Michelson 20 Million Minds is committing $100,000 via the Michelson Spark Grant program to organizations doing important work in the space.     This blog post was published on 20mm.org. Committing $100K to the Michelson Spark Grant Program Over a decade ago...

Michelson 20MM Foundation Welcomes James Glapa-Grossklag

Michelson 20MM Foundation Welcomes James Glapa-Grossklag

James Glapa-Grossklag has been named the Michelson 20MM Foundation’s most recent Open Educational Resources (OER) Fellow. James has been a longtime advocate for OER and is recognized as a global leader on the topic.   “We are excited to recognize his work with...

Let Them Be Heard. Telling the Stories of America’s Immigrant Women

Let Them Be Heard. Telling the Stories of America’s Immigrant Women

Philanthropist, Alya Michelson shared her journey as a first-generation immigrant woman and announced her new philanthropic initiative, FirstGen.   Alya Michelson on Supporting Immigrant Women Alya Michelson, co-chair of Michelson Philanthropies, was featured on...

How Nonsurgical Sterilants will Eliminate Animal Shelter Euthanasia

How Nonsurgical Sterilants will Eliminate Animal Shelter Euthanasia

Dr. Gary Michelson has pledged a $25 million prize to the first entity that develops a single-dose nonsurgical sterilant for dogs and cats.     In 2019, 5.3 million companion animals entered U.S. shelters. Of that number, hundreds of thousands of healthy and...

The Critical Need for Higher Education in Prison Programming

The Critical Need for Higher Education in Prison Programming

Higher education in prison programming reduces recidivism, increases community safety, and leads to economic prosperity - and it's a key driver of justice reform.   This blog post was published on 20mm.org. Each year, more than 600,000 individuals are released...