Helping to Seed the Next Generation
By Joe Donnelly   |   November 17, 2023

When The Giving List caught up with Kimberly Marteau Emerson in mid-September, she was far from home, but on familiar […more…]

The Ambassador: How Good Works Can Be Done in Public and Private
By Joe Donnelly   |   November 17, 2023

Actor Tommy Dewey played John Emerson in the 2018 political drama The Front Runner. The film stars Hugh Jackman in […more…]

Island Boy’s Philanthropic Reach Fills the San Fernando Valley
By Joe Donnelly   |   November 18, 2022

In his childhood, Milton Valera lived near the airport on the Garden Island of Kauai, where at a young age, […more…]

A Career Spent Building L.A.’s Civic Strength
By Joe Donnelly   |   November 2, 2021

As told to Joe Donnelly Steven Nissen might be the most impactful public servant you’ve never heard of, probably because […more…]

Making Entertainment More Inclusive by Joe Donnelly
By Joe Donnelly   |   November 2, 2021

Ahmos Hassan is a man bent on melding his philanthropic and business interests towards a more inclusive America. Across both […more…]

Jihee Huh and Her Uniquely American Philanthropic Legacy
By Joe Donnelly   |   November 2, 2021

Hope is what Jihee Huh started with and hope is what she continues to call on through hard times.  Huh, […more…]