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Groundbreaking National Survey Finds: Americans Attracted to Entertainment On Urgent Social Issues, But Frustrated By Lack Of Information, Opportunities to Take Action

Americans are eager for Hollywood to produce more purpose-driven entertainment, especially when it provides information on the underlying issue and opportunities to take action, according to public opinion research from TIROTA, a just-announced partnership that adds critical new capabilities to the Tiller offering.

Entertainment Companies Seeking To Engage Audiences For Lasting Social Change Will Get A Boost With Launch Of TIROTA

Tiller is thrilled to announce the launch of TIROTA, a new marketing communications partnership designed to enhance the societal impact and bottom-line success of issue-focused motion picture, TV, streaming and music content.

Schools fall short when it comes to helping students in grief – here’s how they can improve

David Schonfeld, MD, Director of USC’s National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement, discusses how schools can better support grieving students in their communities.

WellCare Health Plans donates $500K to First Star’s educational program for foster children

Chamber Business News announces the Wellcare Community Foundation’s commitment to improving educational support for Arizona’s foster children through a new partnership with First Star, Inc.

Grief in Schools: A Funder’s National Push to Expand Support for Childhood Bereavement

Inside Philanthropy profiles New York Life’s innovative Grief-Sensitive Schools Initiative.

Beyond ‘Instant Family’: Considering the Larger Problems With Foster Care in the U.S. (Guest Column)

Leading foster care attorney and advocate Jay Deratany argues that while “Instant Family” casts an important light on the critical issue of foster care, there is an urgent need to address – and fix – the darker realities of America’s broken foster care system.

Championing ‘Grief-Sensitive Schools’

New York Life’s Heather Nesle and Mark Madgett describe the company’s groundbreaking initiative to help schools across the country take steps to become more attuned and responsive to the grieving students in their midst.