These days, the New Orleans Gay Men's Chorus is more about community than it is making a political statement.
When most people hear the word "philanthropy," images often come to mind of wealthy people investing large amounts of money to the lofty cause of their choosing.
Maxine Crump is the founder, president, and CEO of Dialogue on Race Louisiana. She led the design of its core program, the Dialogue on Race Series.
A month ago, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy issued an 81-page report called "Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation." The report's statistics are grim. For example: