[News 8/14] People in the news


Former executive director of the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Anne Allen, 82, is a grassroots activist promoting “aging in place,” a movement to make neighborhoods comfortable places to grow old. (NYTimes, 8/14)

The Ford Foundation announces Luis Ubiñas as the next president of the foundation, succeeding Susan V. Berresford. (Forbes, 8/14) (Ford Foundation press release)

“Today, we are all saddened by the loss of Brooke Astor, a quintessential New Yorker and one of the great philanthropists of our time.” – NYC Mayor Bloomberg (NYSun, 8/14)