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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.

SEP 25, 2012

Trust Magazine, Fall 2012

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Notes from the President: Access and Opportunity (Fall 2012 Trust Magazine)
"Turning access into opportunity demands research, rigor, hard work and discipline—the approaches and principles that power the American Dream.”

Natural Wonders (Fall 2012 Trust Magazine)
Working with partners Down Under, Pew is helping conserve Australia’s treasure of resources on the land and in the sea.

Is the American Dream Only a Dream? (Fall 2012 Trust Magazine)
Pew’s Economic Mobility Project focuses public attention on Americans’ ability to move up or down the economic ladder within a lifetime and from one generation to the next.

A Parkway for the People (Fall 2012 Trust Magazine)
Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway has been refurbished with Pew’s assistance as an “animated urban campus” and is now home to the famed Barnes Foundation art collection.

Casting a Wide Net to Protect Oregon’s Ocean (Fall 2012 Trust Magazine)
A Pew-led coalition brought together environmental organizations, coastal residents and other groups in a successful drive to establish landmark marine reserves.

Becoming a Trusted Source in Drug Safety Law’s Passage (Fall 2012 Trust Magazine)
Pew’s research and work with diverse groups helped drive a bi-partisan effort.

The Shark Attack that Changed My Life (Fall 2012 Trust Magazine)
An op-ed by the Pew Environment Group’s Debbie Salamone describes how shark attack survivors have become effective advocates for preserving endangered sharks around the world. 

Conservation Collaborations (Fall 2012 Trust Magazine)
Pew is working with land trusts in the Northeast to preserve America’s disappearing natural heritage.

Return on Investment (Fall 2012 Trust Magazine)
Some of Pew’s recent accomplishments.

The Big Squeeze: Cities Face Declines in Taxes and Aid (Fall 2012 Trust Magazine Briefly Noted)
The fiscal crunch is documented in The Local Squeeze, the first report from a new Pew research project on America’s cities.

Supermoms Fighting Superbugs (Fall 2012 Trust Magazine Briefly Noted)
The initiative of the Pew Campaign for Human Health and Industrial Farming warns mothers about the growing prevalence of antibiotic-resistant infections.

Most Muslims Desire Democracy (Fall 2012 Trust Magazine Briefly Noted)
A report by the Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project finds that large majorities of those polled in six countries in the Middle East see democracy as the best form of government.

Promising Scientists Selected as Pew Biomedical Scholars (Fall 2012 Trust Magazine Briefly Noted)
Top, young scientific researchers receive grants to promote innovative work.

Payday Loans Cost More than People Think They Do (Fall 2012 Trust Magazine Briefly Noted)
A Pew survey finds that a majority of first time borrowers used payday loans for utility bills and other recurring expenses.

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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