Lane Anderson
Lane Anderson writes about causes for the national edition—including issues such as poverty, hunger, and social inequality. She lives in New York City, where she has taught at Columbia University and Yeshiva University. She holds an MFA from Columbia University.

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Founded by Jesuits and located in the heart of Silicon Valley, California's oldest college is uniquely situated to use start-up culture to wipe out poverty.
A new survey indicates that Latinos —from undocumented immigrants to fourth-generation citizens — may be more optimistic about America than anyone else.
A six-story building on Chicago's North Side once housed some of the city's poorest residents. Now it has been remodeled with granite countertops, stainless appliances and is marketed to young professionals wit...
A new fitness app lets you give to charity every day just by recording your workout.
Arnold Abbott, 90, has been cited twice for serving meals to the homeless in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, which recently outlawed feeding the homeless in public.
Donations to Ebola relief are only a fraction of those given to disasters like Typhoon Haiyan and the earthquake in Haiti. Maybe Facebook's 1.3 billion friends can make a difference.
The medical charity has been at the forefront of treating the disease in West Africa, and says it is "reaching its limit."
Voters in four states voted to give themselves a raise at the polls on Tuesday, following in the footsteps of a dozen others states that have hiked minimum wages in the last two years.
The amount of money that charities spend directly on programs is the best measure of trust, right? Not so fast, say charity watchdogs.
Waqas Ali and Sidra Qasim of Markhor have introduced Pakistani handmade leather shoes for men to the international markets. The shoes are made in a small village outside Lahore, but thanks to the Internet, they...