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Media coverage on the Foundation and its reports (see Publications) is summarized here under threeeadings:

  1. Policy and Trends: Poverty, Race, Education, Jobs, Inequality and Reform of "Welfare Reform"

  2. Policy and Trends: Youth Development, Police Reform, Violence Prevention, Crime Prevention And Drug Prevention

  3. Capacity Building

We are pleased to share with you a sampling of media coverage of the Foundation. Some citations are linked to the actual news article, others are linked to the media web site where they can be found. In addition, the Foundation often receives saturation print coverage via a wire story (for example the Associated Press, the Los Angeles Times News Service and the Washington Post News Service) or a syndicated column; in these cases we have only listed the article once and have not included all the newspapers where it appeared.



1. Policy and Trends: Poverty, Race, Inequality and Reform of "Welfare Reform"

ABC World News Tonight With Peter Jennings. "Racial Divide," ABC News, Washington, DC, March 2, 1998.
[The network's examination of the Eisenhower Foundation's Kerner Commission Update and the enduring racial divide in the U.S. Link to ABC.com where the transcript can be found. We regret that we are unable to link directly to the transcript.]

Alexander, Bill. "Eisenhower Report Urges 'New Alliance' on Education, Jobs," Youth Today, Vol. 8, No. 4, April, 1999.

Atlanta Journal Editorial. "U.S. Still Refuses To Spend Enough to Heal Inner Cities, Report Says," Atlanta, Georgia, February 28, 1993.

Banks, Adelle M. "Religious, Nonprofit Leaders Gather to Consider New Poverty Coalitions," RNS Daily Digest.

Barnes, Denise. "Recalling A Look At Nation's Problems," The Washington Times, Washington, DC, January 31, 1994.

BBC Radio 5 Live. "Nick Bryant in Washington," British Broadcasting Corporation, Washington, DC, March 30, April 1 and April 3, 1998.

BET-TV Network. "BET Tonight: The Middle Class," Washington, DC, March 10, 1998.
[An intriguing discussion with Eisenhower Foundation Board of Trustees member Yvonne Scruggs - Leftwich, Executive Director of the Black Leadership Forum, and Reverend Jesse Jackson about the findings of the Kerner Commission Update released by the Eisenhower Foundation. Link to the BET website; however, we regret that transcripts are not always available.]

Boston Sunday Globe (Associated Press). "The Kerner Report, 30 Years Later," Boston, Massachusetts, March 1, 1998.

Broder, David S. "Youth Crime in the Cities: An American Action Plan," International Herald Tribune, published with The New York Times and The Washington Post, November 14, 1990.

Broder, David S. "Still Two Societies," The Washington Post, Washington, DC, March 3, 1993.*

Burris, Jerry. "Hawai'i's next social revolution," Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu, HI, February 19, 2006.

CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Kuralt. "Kerner Commission Update," Washington, DC, February 28, 1993.

CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. "A Dream Deferred," Washington, DC, March 26, 1995.

CNN Network World News. "Kerner Commission Update," March 1, 1998.
[The cable network's report on the Eisenhower Foundation's release of the Kerner Commission Update and the economic and racial divide that continues to haunt the United States. Link directly to CNN.com where the transcript can be found. We regret we are unable to link directly to the transcript.]

Christian Science Monitor Editorial. "Progress and Need," Boston, Massachusetts, March 5, 1998.

Currie, Elliott. "Inequality and Violence in Our Cities," The Wall Street Journal, March 23, 1998.

Curtis, Alan. "Invest tax surplus in poverty solutions," Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu, HI, February 3, 2006.

Curtis, Lynn A. "Welfare Reform That Can Work," The New York Times, November 20, 1995.

Curtis, Lynn A. "Investing in What Works," Nation, January 8/15, 1996, p. 18.

Curtis, Lynn A. "Kerner Update Used Scientific Evidence," Chronicle of Philanthropy, April 9, 1998.

Curtis, Lynn A. "A Long Way to Go," Chicago Sun-Times, April 26, 1998.

Curtis, Lynn A. "Supply-Side Policies of the 1980s Opened Up a Class Breach," The Washington Times, April 27, 1998.

Curtis, Lynn A. "Fairfax's Digital Divide," The Washington Post, March 26, 2000.

Curtis, Lynn A. "Inequality in Retreat," New York Times, April 14, 2000.

Curtis, Lynn A. "Invest Tax Surplus in Poverty Solutions," The Honolulu Advertiser, February 3, 2006.

Democrat and Chronicle Editorial. "A Nation Divided: Much Work Remains in America's Ongoing Struggle Against Poverty and Racism," Rochester, New York, March 3, 1998.

Des Moines Register. "Teen Mom Praises Project," Des Moines, Iowa, July 24, 1996.

Fletcher, Michael A. "Kerner Prophecy on Race Relations Came True, Report Says: Despite Progress, Foundation Finds 'Separate and Unequal' Societies More Deeply Rooted," The Washington Post, Washington, DC, March 1, 1998.*

Feuerherd, Joe. "The lesson of 'Grandma Housing'," National Catholic Reporter, Washington, DC, November 4, 2005.

Garr, Robin. "Groups That Change Communities: Delancy Street Foundation", Grassroots.org, March 29, 2002.

Giroux, Wendy. "Tukwila's after-school program closes gap", South County Journal, Kent, Washington, February 24, 2001.

Glionna, John M. "Making Rehabilitation Into a Serious Business Programs: Psychologist has built a small empire by empowering thousands of ex-cons", Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 2002.

Greene, Elizabeth and Jennifer Moore. " Report Urges Foundation, Government to Finance," Chronicle of Philanthropy, Washington, DC, March 9, 1998.

Hentoff, Nat. "Rescuing Martin Luther King Jr.", The Village Voice, New York, July 6, 2001.

Huston, Margo. "Holistic Solution Prescribed for Inner Cities," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 4, 1995.

Jackson, Jesse. "Inequality Is Deeply Rooted: Fight to Raise Wages for All Must Continue," Syracuse Herald-Journal, Syracuse, New York, March 9, 1998.*

James, Charlie. "'Millennium' Report Shows It's Time to Close Black-White Economic Gap," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Seattle, Washington, March 5, 1998.

Jefferson, Stebbins. "An Action Plan for Everybody," Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach, Florida, March 6, 1993.

Jet Magazine. "Kerner Commission's 'Separate And Unequal Societies Exist Today' Report," March 23, 1998.

Kimble, James A. "Housing Agency Gets Big Grant For Youth Activities," Foster's Daily Democrat December 15, 1999.

La Opinion. "Treinta Anos Despues, Dos Sociedades," (in English; in Spanish) Los Angeles, California, March Los Angeles, California, March 3, 1998.

Lewis, Anthony. "The Two Societies," The New York Times, March 1, 1993.*

Lewis, Dwight. "Nation's Strides Toward Equality Have Been Great, but Far More is Needed on the Economic Front," Tennessean, Nashville, Tennessee, March 1, 1998.*

Lewis, Dwight. "Nation's Cities Have Become Poorhouse for Minorities," Montgomery Advertiser, Montgomery, Alabama, March 19, 1999.

Marchetti, Domenica. "Charities Must Work To Build on Successes in Fight Against Poverty," The Chronicle of Philanthropy, March 12, 1998.

McGinley, Laurie. "Racial, Economic Disparities Require Higher U.S. Outlays, Study Group Says." The Wall Street Journal, March 1, 1993.

Miami Herald Editorial. "Escape for the Cities," Miami, Florida, March 3, 1993.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Editorial. "Racial Equity Continues to Elude Nation," Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 7, 1998.

Minneapolis St. Paul Star Tribune Editorial. "Déja Vu on Urban Riots and Reports," Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 15, 1993.

Minneapolis St. Paul Star Tribune. "Kerner at 30: Some Done, Much More To Do," Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 4, 1998.

Moore, Linda Wright. "Deep Resolve Needed to Bridge the Race Abyss," Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 5, 1998.

Morin, Richard & Deane, Claudia. "Socialists Think the World of Cato", The Washington Post, August 14, 2001.

National Public Radio. "Locked in the Poorhouse: An Interview with Lynn Curtis and Fred Harris," Public Interest/WAMU, Washington, DC, March 10, 1999.

NBC Nightly News with Jack Ford. "The Kerner Commission 30 Years Later," NBC News, Washington, DC, March 1, 1998.

The New York Times. (Associated Press.) "Report Faults U.S. In Handling Riots: Group Urges New Methods to Stop Cycle of Uprisings," March 1, 1993.*

News Hour with Jim Lehrer. "A Nation Divided?" A Debate on the Eisenhower Foundation's Thirty Year Update of the Kerner Riot Commission, Arlington, Virginia, March 2, 1998.

Newsweek. "Two Societies," New York, New York, February 23, 1998.

Nicholas, Jonathan. "What Works", The Oregonion, January 31, 2001

Osborne, David. "America's Black-White Divide 'Has Got Worse,'" The Independent, Monday, March 1, 1993.

Ostrow, Ronald J. "News Report Echoes 'Two Societies' Warning of 1968 Kerner Commission," Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California, February 28, 1993.*

Ottaway, David B. "Private Social Welfare Initiative Draws Scrutiny Touted as Model for Bush Plan, Woodson's D.C. Center Illustrate Concerns", The Washington Post, Washington, DC, May 7, 2001.

Page, Clarence. "Kerner Forecast Revisited," The Washington Times, Washington, DC, March 13, 1998. (See the April 27, 1998 response by Alan Curtis.)

Pattison, Mark. "Speakers say bridging racial, ethnic divides must be high prority," Catholic News Service, Washington, DC.

Payton, Brenda. "Heed the Warnings," Oakland Tribune, Oakland, California, March 5, 1998.

Philadelphia Inquirer Editorial. "U.S. Has Failed To Learn From Riots, Study Says." Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 28, 1993.

Philadelphia Inquirer Editorial. "New War on Poverty: Updated Report Offers Doable, Affordable Solutions." Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 8, 1998.

Reynolds, Barbara. "Racial Divide Still Deserves Our Attention," Detroit News and Free Press, Detroit, Michigan, March 8, 1998.

Reichmann, Deb. (Associated Press.) "Report: Nation's Race Gap Widens," The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 1, 1998.*

Rodrigues, Janette. "Disparities in U.S. Still Growing, Group Reports," Fort Worth Star-Telegram, March 2, 1998.

Rubin, Alissa J. "Racial Divide Widens, Study Says." Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California, March 1, 1998.*

Sacramento Bee. "Growing Race Gap Reported: Kerner Panel's '68 Prophecy Came to Pass, New Study Finds," Sacramento, California, March 1, 1998.

Seattle Post-Intelligencer Editorial. "Inner-City Challenge," Seattle, Washington, March 4, 1993.

Stanfield, Rochelle L. "Building Two-Way Streets in the Cities," National Journal, Washington, DC, March 6, 1993.

Stanford, Gregory. "Still the Chasm: Racial Gap Remains Unbridged," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 8, 1998.

Staples, Gracie Bonds. "Still Separate but Unequal Societies - and School Districts," Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, Texas, March 1, 1998.

Takemoto, Michelle. "Hawai'i's middle class is in trouble," Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu, HI, february 26, 2006.

Tallahassee Democrat Editorial. "All Talk and No Action Sometimes a Good Thing: When Considering the Ultimate Alternative, Talking about Racial Differences Is a Giant First Step," Tallahassee, Florida, March 3, 1998.

USA Today. "Divided Nation," Arlington, Virginia, March 2, 1998.

Vobejda, Barbara. "Little Progress Is Seen On Urban Ills Since 1968," The Washington Post, Washington, DC, February 28, 1993.*

Note: * This story appeared in many papers around the nation, but we have only cited it once.



2. Policy and Trends: Youth Development, Police Reform, Violence Prevention, Crime Prevention and Drug Prevention

ABC World News Tonight With Peter Jennings, "Reducing Crime," ABC News, Washington, DC, February 18, 1998.

Allan, Rob. "A Fighting Chance," The Guardian, London, England, August 7, 1997.

Arkansas Democrat Gazette. "U.S. is importing more than cars from Japan," Little Rock, AR, September 29, 1996.

Beifuss, John. "The Koban Initiative: Sources Join Forces to Help At-Risk Kids," Memphis Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee, March 31, 1996.

Boustarry, Nora. "The 'Sinister' Business of Jailing People," The Washington Post, October 23, 1998.

Broder, David S. "Programs, Not Prisons," The Washington Post, Washington, DC, November 14, 1990.*

Buckley, William, Jr. "Poverty and Crime Prevention," The Washington Times, Washington, DC, Wednesday, December 22, 1999. (See the February 15, 2000 reply by Alan Curtis.)

CBS Evening News with Dan Rather. "Crime and Punishment: An Update of the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence," Washington, DC, March 5, 1985 and March 6, 1985.
[Please follow the link to CBS web site where you may retrieve this article from its archives. We regret that we are unable to provide a direct link to the transcript.]

Chicago Tribune. "Sobering View of Crime's Decline," December 27, 1999.

Cloonan, Patrick. "Eisenhower event brings Pittsburghers, Seattle people together," Daily News, Pittsburgh, PA, February 3, 2006.

Cooke, Russell. "W. Phila. gets $66,000 to fight crime," The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA, June 2, 1983.

Cose, Ellis. "Cracks in the Thin Blue Line," Newsweek, New York, New York, April 10, 2000.

Court TV. "Pros & Cons: The National Violence Commission Thirty Years Later," An Interview with Fred Graham, New York, December 9, 1999.

Curtis, Lynn A. "Foundation Clarifies Main Points of Study on Violence," The Washington Times, February 15, 2000, p. A 20.

Curtis, Lynn A. "Here They Come Ready Or Not," The Washington Post, August 12, 2001.

Curtis, Lynn A. "We Know How To Win The War On Crime," The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH, July 2, 2002.

Davis, Martin. "Welfare, Faith, Hope and Charity", National Journal Magazine. Washington, DC, April 28, 2001.
[Please follow the link to the publication's web site where you may retrieve this article from its archives. We regret that we are unable to provide a direct link to the transcript.]

Davis, Ron. "City group gets grant to study, combat crime," The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD, February 22, 1983.

Detroit Free Press Editorial. "Fighting Crime: Prisons Fill Up, Numbers Drop, but Problems Linger," Detroit, Michigan, December 12, 1999.

Economist. "Fighting Crime, Japanese-Style," London, England, August 7-13, 1999, p. 24.

Faux, Jeff. "A Net Loss for American Workers", The Washington Post, August 11, 1999.

Fields, Gary. "Violence Report Targets Proliferation of Guns," USA Today, Arlington, Virginia, December 10, 1999.

Fletcher, Michael A. "The Crime Conundrum," The Washington Post, Washington, DC, January 16, 2000.*

Frost, Patty. "Putting the Neighbor Back In The Hood," Marketwise, Federal Reserve Bank Board, Richmond, Virginia. Issue One, 1999.

Gaiter, Dorothy J. "Crime Fight Aims at Brooklyn," The New York Times, New York, NY, July 22, 1983.

Gillis, Michael. "Senator Gregg Lauds Dover Police, DHA for Joint Effort; Paves Way for Grants," Rochester & Dover Times, Rochester, New Hampshire, December 23, 1999.

Goodwin, Sean. "Somersworth has Youth Safe Haven/Mini Station," Foster's Online, Dover, NH, December 19, 2000.

Greene, Donna. "Charting a Safe Course for Adolescence," The New York Times, New York, New York, September 6, 1998.

Grimley, Brynn. "Seniors prepare to say good-bye," Herndon Connection, Herndon, VA, February 8, 2006.

Hallahan, Kathleen. "Why So Violent?" Foundation News, May - June, 1986.

Henderson, Nick. "DHA Getting Better All the Time-Park Neighborhood Programs Set Kids on Course for Success," Foster's Daily Democrat, Dover, New Hampshire, March 25, 2000.

Herman, Peter. "Police Cut Ribbon for Substation in Vicinity of Antique Row," Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, Maryland, November 23, 1995.

Herndon Connection "Seniors Prepare To Say Good-Bye" Herndon, VA, February 8-14, 2006.

Hill, Shelley. "Koban 'Place of Peace' Grows Strong at Gonzales Gardens: Program Puts Police in Community's Heart," State, Columbia, South Carolina, January 4, 1998.

Hillenbrand, Barry. "Kobans and Robbers," Time.com, April 20, 2001.

Housing and Development Reporter. "Foundation Funds Provided For Police Ministations," January 1, 1996.

Jackson Advocate. "Medical Mall site for coveted education program that pays students to learn," Jackson, MS.

Jackson, Elaine. "City gets new tool in fight against crime," The Birmingham News, Birmingham, AL, February 19, 2006.

Jakes, Lara. "Koban Policing Restores Paradise," The Washington Times, January 30, 1995.

Janofsky, Michael. "In Japan-Style Booths, Police Are Stationed at Center of Action," The New York Times, New York, New York, July 31, 1995.*

Lengel, Alan. "Youth Center Offers Haven, Hope". January 15, 2003

Lewis, Dwight. "In a Reasonable Culture, Unreasonable Violence," Tennessean, Nashville, Tennessee, December 19, 1999.*

Lichtblau, Eric. "US Crime Study Sees a Society in Trouble", Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California, December 6, 1999.*

Marantz, Steve. "Now another tool for fighting crime," The Boston Globe, Boston, MA, June 15, 1983.

Meddis, Sam. "Fear key to crime program," USA Today, September 20, 1983.

Meddis, Sam Vincent. "'Clubhouse' Gets Kids, Teens Off the Mean Streets of D.C." USA Today, October 26, 1992.

Morgan, Ken. "Ex-offenders go to Delancey Street," The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, MD, February 24, 2006.

Nakajima, Kenichiro, "Koban," Mianichi Shimbun, Tokyo, Japan, February 19, 1994.
[Please follow the link to the publication's web site where you may retrieve this article from its archives. We regret that we are unable to provide a direct link to the transcript.]

National Public Radio. Morning Edition, "Violence in the Sixties- and Now," Washington, DC, December 10, 1999.

National Public Radio. "Violence Commission Update," WNYC, On the Line with Brian Lehrer, New York, New York, January 4, 2000.

News Hour with Jim Lehrer. "Violence in America," A Debate on the Eisenhower Foundation's Thirty Year Update of the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence, Arlington, Virginia, December 16, 1999.

Newsweek. "Crime: a Second Look," New York, New York, December 13, 1999.

New York Times Editorial "A Youth Program That Worked" New York, New York, March 20, 1995

Nicholas, Jonathan. "What Works", The Oregonion, January 31, 2001.

Peirce, Neal R. "'Kobans' and Safe Havens -- the Formula We've Been Waiting For?" Washington Post Writer's Group, The Washington Post, Washington, DC, February 22, 1998.*

Pellegrini, Denise. "U.S. Cops Here to Scan Japanese Police Tactics," Asahi Evening News, Tokyo, Japan, November 4, 1988.

Philadelphia Daily News Editorial. "We Are All Victims: How Violence Divides Us, Binds Us." Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 9, 1999.

Pappano, Laura. "Social Services Find A Home in Schools" Boston Globe, Boston, MA, March 3, 2002.

Rantin, Bertram. "Police Station Offers Safe Haven, City Service," State, Columbia, South Carolina, May 11, 1996.

Rather, Dan. "They Live The Dream," Parade Magazine, Jun 18, 2001.

Reid, T. R. and Lena H. Sun. "DC Police Import Japanese Method: NE 'Koban' Aims to Build Trust Between Officers, Community," The Washington Post, Washington, DC, December 22, 1994.

Reubenfien, Elizabeth. "U.S. Police Seek Lessons From Japanese On How to Keep City Streets Crime-Free." The Wall Street Journal, January 11, 1989.
[Please follow the link to the publication's web site where you may retrieve this article from its archives. We regret that we are unable to provide a direct link to the transcript.]

Reubenfien, Elizabeth. "U.S. Police Walk Different Beat in Japan." Asian Wall Street Journal, January 13-14, 1989.

Rochester and Dover Times. "Dover Kids Enjoy DHA Lock-in," Dover, New Hampshire, Vol. 8, Number 5, March 2, 2000.

Ross, Karl. "Caimito Program Takes Cue From Japanese 'Koban' Idea,"The San Juan Star, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 16, 1992.

Smith, Darryl. "After-school program fights crime", Fairfax Journal, August 14, 2001.

Smith, Glenn. "Groups focus on ex-cons' success," The Post and Courier, Charleston, SC, February 14, 2006.

Soledad, María. "Fas pledges to amend Civil, Penal Code," (in English; in Spanish), The San Juan Star, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 16, 2001.

Stehle, Vince. "Vistas of Endless Possibility", The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Washington, DC, November 2, 1995.

Stringfellow, Eric. "Program good fit for lanier kids," The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, MS, July 28, 2005.

Sunday Star-Ledger, "Foundation aids Newark crime war," Newark, NJ, October 2, 1983.

Teltsch, Kathleen. "In Bronx, 'Desperadoes' Battle Crime," The New York Times, New York, NY, June 26, 1983.

The Miami Herald. "Focus on Crime," Miami, FL, September 25, 1983.

The Minneapolis Star and Tribune. "Whittier Alliance to lead crime fighting program," Newark, NJ, September 3, 1983.

The San Juan Star. "A Presidential Honor," San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 12, 1999.

The Tuskegee News. "Safe Haven to offer friendly after-school environment," Tuskegee, AL.

The Wall Street Journal. "The Job Killer," New York, NY, July 7, 1982.

Tice, D. J. "Recent Optimistic Reports Belie Figures about Continuing Alarming Crime Rates," St. Paul Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minnesota, December 15, 1999.

Treanor, Bill. "Pangs of Faith", Youth Today, Vol. 10, No. 5, May 2001.

Vise, David A. and Lorraine Adams. "Despite Rhetoric, Violent Crime Climbs: Updated '69 Study Shows Increase of 40% in Cities," The Washington Post, December 5, 1999.*

Vedantam, Shankar. "Study Ties Television Viewing To Aggression Adults Affected As Well As Children", The Washington Post, Washington, DC, March 29, 2002.

Wells, Kim. "Police, Youth, Community Can All Win", St. Petersburg Times, Florida, October 21, 2001

Washington, Adrienne. "A Safe Haven Begins Where Maryland Avenue Ends".
January 14, 2003

Washington, Tony Allen-Mills. "Englishwoman fights zero tolerance cops", The Sunday London Times, September 2, 2001.

West, William. "Program gives kids 'hand up'," Montgomery Advertiser, Montgomery, AL, July 28, 2005.

Youth Today. "To Establish Justice, to Insure Domestic Tranquility: A Thirty Year Update of the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence," Washington, DC, Vol. 9, No. 2, February 2000.
Note: * This story appeared in many papers around the nation, but we have only cited it once.



3. Capacity Building and Replication

Curtis, Lynn A. "Lessons from the Street: Capacity Building and Replication", Journal for Nonprofit Management, Volume 5, Number 1, Summer 2001.

Greene, Stephen G. "Getting the Basics Right", The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Washington, DC, May 3, 2001.

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