A Bridge To The World Will Keep America Afloat

A friend recently sent me a photo of a menu board in front of a London restaurant, but instead of a listing the daily specials, it read, “All Americans must be accompanied by an adult.” I’ve had my fair share of overseas friends share their disappointment and befuddlement with the American people and our recent … Continue reading A Bridge To The World Will Keep America Afloat

Planning for a Post-Conflict Colombia: Emerging Public Health Leaders Develop Health Interventions for IDPs

This post first appeared on the Huffington Post. Fifty-five years ago this week, braving the cold winds of a winter’s January, U.S. President John F. Kennedy delivered his inaugural address imparting upon the American people words still true today: “In your hands, my fellow citizens, more than mine, will rest the final success or failure … Continue reading Planning for a Post-Conflict Colombia: Emerging Public Health Leaders Develop Health Interventions for IDPs

Journeys Through A Changing Myanmar

Want to stay up to date with everything related to our journey in Myanmar through the “Burma Telling Its Own Story” Fellowship? Don’t miss our regular blogging on Huffington Post through the “Burma Journal” blog. Below is an excerpt from the Chairman’s opening blog post. By Jay T. Snyder Founder, The Open Hands Initiative This … Continue reading Journeys Through A Changing Myanmar

Open Hands Chairman Honored at Job Path Benefit

The Open Hands Initiative’s Chairman and Founder, Jay Snyder, was honored at Job Path’s annual benefit, which was held on October 17th at HBO headquarters in New York City. The yearly event serves as a way to help bolster this vital non-profit institution that aims to empower people with developmental disabilities. “There’s a job for … Continue reading Open Hands Chairman Honored at Job Path Benefit

“Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution,” a Tufts Forum with the Open Hands Initiative

The Open Hands Initiative is proud to announce our participation in an upcoming forum at Tufts University’s Institute for Global Leadership. This forum will discuss Egypt’s ongoing revolution, with a focus on Global Post and Open Hands Initiative’s exchange project that brought 7 American and 8 Egyptian top, young, journalists together for the “Covering a … Continue reading “Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution,” a Tufts Forum with the Open Hands Initiative