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Trust Magazine

Trust features articles on Pew’s research, advocacy and other activities that seek to harness the power of knowledge to address some of society’s most pressing challenges. It also includes columns highlighting evaluations of Pew’s work, listings of recent accomplishments, and a commentary by President and CEO Rebecca Rimel. The magazine, launched in 1998, is written by professional journalists and Pew staff members and is published twice a year.

AUG 5, 2011

Trust Magazine, Summer 2011

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Notes from the President: Bipartisanship (Spring 2011 Trust Magazine)

At The Pew Charitable Trusts, we recognize that bipartisanship can be difficult to achieve. But we also have long known it is essential—and attainable—for solving our nation’s problems.

Saving Sharks (Spring 2011 Trust Magazine Article)
Sharks are the fiercest creatures of the sea, but that has not prevented them from steadily disappearing from overfishing.  Pew is working around the globe to preserve these predators, who are essential to healthy oceans.

Putting Food Safety on the Menu

In any given year, 48 million Americans get sick from foodborne illnesses and 3,000 of them die. The Pew Health Group partnered with advocates and industry leaders to win passage of long-delayed legislation to improve the safety of the nation’s food supply.

The Smart Way to Get Tough on Crime (Spring 2011 Trust Magazine Article)

More than half the states have consulted with Pew as they try to achieve a better public safety return on the billions of tax dollars spent on corrections.

In Memoriam: Joseph N. Pew III (Spring 2011 Trust Magazine)

A remembrance of one of the original members of The Pew Charitable Trusts' board of directors.

On the Record: CNBC Focuses on Pew’s Investment in Biomedical Innovation (Spring 2011 Trust Magazine)

In the wake of the State of the Union address, the host of CNBC’s Wall Street Journal Report, Maria Bartiromo, interviewed Rebecca Rimel, The Pew Charitable Trust’s President and CEO, and Pew Biomedical Scholars Dr. Carol Greider and Dr. Matthew Evans on the need for increased investment in America’s young scientists.

Lessons Learned: Protecting America’s National Heritage (Spring 2011 Trust Magazine)

An evaluation of Pew’s work to preserve the nation’s public lands.

Interview: Partnering With Pew

Sally O’Brien explains how Pew collaborates with individuals and foundations to achieve common goals.

Return on Investment (Spring 2011 Trust Magazine)

Some of Pew's recent accomplishments.

The Pew Fund Celebrates 20 Years of Helping Those in Need (Spring 2011 Trust Magazine Briefly Noted)

The Pew Fund for Health and Human Services in Philadelphia builds on the long-standing commitment of the founders of The Pew Charitable Trusts to aid the least advantaged members of the Philadelphia community.

Report Tracks Spending by City Councils (Spring 2011 Trust Magazine Briefly Noted)

With city budgets being cut throughout the nation, the money that city councils spend on themselves has come under increased scrutiny.

Checking Accounts: Long on Words, Short on Protections (Spring 2011 Trust Magazine Briefly Noted)

You can read Romeo and Juliet in half the time it takes to read the typical disclosures that consumers are expected to understand before opening a checking account.

Gathering the Numbers on Arts and Culture (Spring 2011 Trust Magazine Briefly Noted)

An article in the Spring 2011 issue of Trust magazine highlights the ways arts and cultural organizations are relying on information gleaned from the Cultural Data Project.

Past Issues

Trust recently covered the Pew Environment Group’s efforts to protect the Canadian boreal forest, the Pew Research Center’s study of the millennial generation, the Pew Center on the States’ work on the fiscal challenges facing the states, an evaluation of Pew’s efforts to improve foster care and how Pew aided credit card reform.

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