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    Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Joins Forces with Public and Private Partners during the 2017 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos with the Common Goal of Accelerating the End of Neglected Tropical Diseases

    Avoidable Blindness January 23, 2017

    (LOS ANGELES) Jan. 23, 2017 – On Jan. 20, during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation joined forces with The END Fund and other key partners committed to accelerating progress on neglected tropical diseases, including Bill Gates, co-founder, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Ken Frazier, chairman and CEO at Merck; and Tsitsi Masiyiwa, executive chair, Higherlife Foundation; and more.

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    Introducing FosterPort: Resources for Transition Age Foster Youth

    Foster Youth January 23, 2017

    More than 20,000 older youth leave foster care every year, many without the permanent adult connections, education, experience or skills needed to succeed as adults.

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    Facing Addiction in America: A Call to Action from the United States Surgeon General

    Substance Use Prevention December 20, 2016 By Sissy Weldon

    Fifty years ago, the Surgeon General’s landmark report on the adverse health consequences of smoking and tobacco triggered nationwide efforts to prevent tobacco use.

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    Quarterly Connection December 2016: Message from Peter Laugharn

    December 15, 2016 By Peter Laugharn

    Peter Laugharn, president and CEO of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, reflects on his first year.

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    Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Awards Nearly $36 Million in Grants in the Fourth Quarter of 2016, Approves New Children Affected By HIV and AIDS Strategy

    (LOS ANGELES) Dec. 15, 2016– The board of directors of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced today that it approved 27 grants totaling $35.7 million during the fourth quarter of 2016, which brings the amount of grants awarded for 2016 to more than $111 million, which surpasses the amount of grants awarded in 2015. The Foundation also approved a new strategic approach for the Hilton Foundation’s Children Affected by HIV and AIDS program area, which will officially commence on January 1, 2017.

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    A tribute to Eric Hilton

    December 12, 2016

    On December 10, 2016, Eric M. Hilton, the youngest son of our founder Conrad N. Hilton, passed away in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas. While we were deeply saddened by this news, we also wanted to honor his life and, most importantly, the vitality and optimism he brought to every personal or professional encounter.

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    Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Announces Death of Eric Hilton

    December 10, 2016

    (Los Angeles) December 10, 2016 – Eric Michael Hilton, retired vice chairman of Hilton Hotels Corporation, passed away early on Saturday, December 10, 2016 of natural causes at his home in Las Vegas. He was 83.

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    Eric M. Hilton, youngest son of our founder Conrad N. Hilton passes away

    December 10, 2016

    It is with great sadness that we learned that Eric Hilton passed away in his sleep last night at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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