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AARP Foundation, AARP, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action

Improve Health Care by Transforming the Nursing Profession

In 2010, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) published a groundbreaking report that called for transforming the nursing profession to meet the demands of an increasingly complex healthcare system. The IOM’s recommendations became the impetus for The Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a nationwide, multidisciplinary initiative launched jointly by AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert … Continued

Rooting Out Inequities and Racism in the Criminal Justice System

Since its founding in 1958, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) has worked to ensure fairness within the criminal justice system and to strengthen its members’ capacity to safeguard fundamental constitutional rights. The group now projects—with clarity—its commitment to be a strong voice for redressing the systemic racism that all too often leaves … Continued