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Take 5: #SocInn News Links 2/28/14

Posted by Admin on Feb 28, 2014 4:25:52 PM



Five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today...

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Tags: digital divide, HuffPost Impact, MSNBC, NPR, Social Innovation News, Education Week, The Huffington Post, America's Charities, BUILD, John Hockenberry, Bllomberg TV, mario Morino, Ronan Farrow Daily, Steve Delfin, Suzanne McKechnie Klahr

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 2/27/13

Posted by Admin on Feb 27, 2014 5:45:19 PM



Five cool #SocInn links we’re clicking on today…

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Tags: HuffPost Impact, Michelle Obama, my brother's keeper, Pamela Cantor, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, CNN, NationSwell, Nutrition, The Washington Post, Time, Washington Post, wealth gap, white house, Food Cowboy, lisa jackson, Roger Gordon, TFC

Press Statement: President Obama's New 'My Brother's Keeper' Initiative

Posted by Admin on Feb 27, 2014 3:38:47 PM


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Tags: First Place for Youth, iMentor, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, my brother's keeper, Opportunity Youth, POTUS, President Barack Obama, Roca, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Achievement First, America Forward Coalition, College Advising Corps, College Possible, College Summit, LIFT, white house, Year Up, YouthBuild USA, Genesys Works, lisa jackson, KIPP Foundation, #MyBrothersKepper

INFOGRAPHIC: Understanding Pay for Success

Posted by Admin on Feb 27, 2014 2:28:14 PM


Our friends at Living Cities have released a new infographic (below) explaining how "Pay for Success", an innovative new approach to financing social programs, works and outlining the Massachusetts Juvenile Justice Pay for Success Initiative (MAPFS), which launched in January. The initiative aims to combat prison recidivism, one of the rustiest gears in the poverty cycle, by expanding the work of Roca Inc., a Boston-based organization that has had stunning success keeping young people out of jail and helping them get their lives on track.

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Tags: Boston Foundation, Goldman Sachs, Pay for Performance, Pay For Success, Roca, social innovation, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Laura and John Arnold Foundation, Social Impact Bonds, The Kresge Foundation, Third Sector Capital Partners, Living Cities

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 2/26/14

Posted by Admin on Feb 26, 2014 5:27:55 PM


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Tags: Khan Academy, Organizations, Pay For Success, social entrepreneurship, Social Innovation News, The Mission Continues, SIF, Social Impact Bonds, Social Innovation Fund, the chronicle of philanthropy, The New York Times, Veterans, white house, Heinz Awards, Sen. John Heinz, Teresa Heinz, Acumen, BlackGivesBack.com, Heinz Family Foundation, Ideo, Insight News, Sal Kahn, Tracey Webb

The Portfolio: Bringing the Mission Home for Veterans

Posted by Admin on Feb 26, 2014 4:38:19 PM


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Tags: Organizations, PTSD, The Mission Continues, Eric Greitens, Solutions Journalism Network, The New York Times, Tina Rosenberg, Veterans, Spencer Krympton

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 2/25/14

Posted by Admin on Feb 25, 2014 4:46:48 PM


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Tags: Ashoka, Forbes, HuffPost Impact, Pay For Success, PFS, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Chris Ertel, Lisa Kay Solomon, Tomas Alvarez III

Welcome to New Profit, Bob Searle & Alexia Tamer!

Posted by Admin on Feb 25, 2014 2:20:41 PM


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Tags: Bob Searle, Alexia Tamer, New Profit Staff, Portfolio Investment Team, Communications Team

Take 5: #SocInn NewsLinks 2/24/14

Posted by Admin on Feb 24, 2014 6:14:34 PM


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Tags: Forbes, Health Leads, MSNBC, Nicholas Kristof, Poverty, Social Innovation News, NationSwell, Rebecca Onie, The New York Times, The Washington Post, 2014 World Economic Forum, Pitbull, Nicolas Kristoff, Patrick Murphy, Rep. Tim Walz

Call for Summer Interns: Spend the Summer with New Profit!

Posted by Admin on Feb 24, 2014 2:04:38 PM


New Profit has three Summer Intern roles scoped for Summer, 2014. Please forward this to qualified folks you know who would make a great addition to the New Profit team!

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Tags: Jobs at New Profit, New Profit Staff

An America That Asks: 'Where Will You Do Your Service Year?'

Posted by Admin on Feb 24, 2014 1:43:35 PM


Today we direct you to a HuffpostImpact blog post by Alan Khazei, Co-Chair, Franklin Project at the Aspen Institute and CEO, Be The Change, Inc. (and husband of New Profit Founder & Managing Director Vanessa Kirsch!):

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Tags: aspen institute, HuffPostImpact, Social Innovation News, Teach For America, Alan Khazei, AmeriCorps, The Huffington Post, Tufts University, Vanessa Kirsch, Be the Change, Franklin Project, The Navy, The Peace Corps, TUFTS

Transformation Testimonials: The LIVESTRONG Foundation

Posted by Admin on Feb 24, 2014 9:46:05 AM


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Tags: philanthropy, social innovation, Social Innovation News, venture philanthropy, Cancer Hacks, The Big C., cancer, LIVESTRONG Foundation, Morgan Binswanger

Take 5: #SocInn NewsLinks 2/21/14

Posted by Admin on Feb 21, 2014 3:35:45 PM


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Tags: Detroit, Food Stamps, NPR, philanthropy, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Gerald Chertavian, TechCrunch, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy, Year Up, blexting, Jimmy Fallon, Transformative Scale, Ann Makosinski, DonorsChoose, Lauren Hood, Loveland Technologies, The Tonight Show, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 2/20/14

Posted by Admin on Feb 20, 2014 4:01:46 PM


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Tags: education, i3, J.B. Schramm, New Teacher Center, philanthropy, President Barack Obama, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The New York Times, venture philanthropy, Boston ABC affiliate, Nathaniel Smith, WCVB, White House Office of Innovation and Scale, Hope's Closet, People Magazine, PioneersPost.com

World Social Justice Day: Who is Your #SocialJusticeHero?

Posted by Admin on Feb 20, 2014 11:32:45 AM


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Tags: philanthropy, Social Innovation News, Social Justice, United Nations, venture philanthropy, Ban Ki-moon

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 2/19/14

Posted by Admin on Feb 19, 2014 12:11:35 PM



Five cool #SocInn links we're clicking on today...

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Tags: Inmates, philanthropy, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, the wall street journal, ABC News, College, Prison, venture philanthropy, WSJ, Year Up, Youth Build, Genesys Works, Laura Grace Weldon, Lean In, GeekMom, Nixon, PBS News Hour, Service Nation

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 2/18/14

Posted by Admin on Feb 18, 2014 2:23:14 PM



Five cool #SocInn links we're clicking on today...

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Tags: philanthropy, Social Innovation News, Fast Company, NationSwell, The New York Times, venture philanthropy, Washington Post, CoEXIST, Emma Brown, Phil Buchanan, Rachel Schwarz, Zuckerberg, Erin Skarda, Everydayhero, Kenneth Zimmerman, Robert Ross, Scott Clement

Building Great Boards: Jeff Walker on the Power of LinkedIn

Posted by Admin on Feb 18, 2014 12:39:41 PM

New Profit Board Member Jeff Walker took to LinkedIn recently to pose two great questions - related, but not often addressed in tandem - for the social innovation sector:

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Tags: Jeff Walker, LinkedIn, philanthropy, Social Innovation News, venture philanthropy

A Valentine's Day Message for our Portfolio Organizations

Posted by Admin on Feb 14, 2014 12:29:10 PM

Happy Valentine's Day to our portfolio organizations! We asked our team at New Profit to tell us one thing that they LOVE about each of you and here is what they said:

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Tags: First Place for Youth, FoodCorps, Health Leads, iMentor, KIPP, New Leaders, New Teacher Center, Organizations, Peace First, Roca, Single Stop USA, The Achievement Network, The Mission Continues, Acelero Learning, AVANCE, College Advising Corps, College Possible, College Summit, Educators 4 Excellence, Eye to Eye, Family Independence Initiative, LIFT, Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), New Classrooms, (NTC), peer health exchange, Turnaround for Children, venture philanthropy, Year Up, YouthBuild USA, Genesys Works, Valentine

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 2/14/14

Posted by Admin on Feb 14, 2014 10:18:34 AM


Five cool #SocInn links we’re clicking on today:

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Tags: Huffington Post, Impact Investing, Social Innovation News, Deloitte, Minimum Wage, Recess, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, venture philanthropy, Women, Getty Images, Lean In, Project Winter Survival, Barry Salzberg, Buzzfeed

Daily Take 5: #SocInn News Links

Posted by Admin on Feb 13, 2014 3:34:39 PM

Five cool #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: K-12 education, Mauricio Lim Miller, NPR, Pay For Success, PBS, Playworks, Social Innovation News, Achievement Network, Common Core, Family Independence Initiative, NationSwell, venture philanthropy, Michel Martin, Pell Dollars, Center for High Impact Philanthropy, EducationNext, Moises Velasquez-Manoff, PBS News Hour

Celebrating Our Favorite Winter Olympian - Johann Koss

Posted by Admin on Feb 12, 2014 8:36:40 AM

It's been 20 years since Norwegian speed skater Johann Koss competed in the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. In his three events, Johann won three gold medals and set three world records. For some, that might have been the apex of their life achievements. For Johann, it was just the beginning of his path to show the power that play and sport can have on individuals and the world. Johann went on to found Right To Play, a global organization that uses the transformative power of play - playing sports, playing games - to educate and empower children facing adversity.

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Tags: Organizations, venture philanthropy, Johann Koss, Right to Play

Art and Social Change: What do YOU Think?

Posted by Admin on Feb 11, 2014 12:28:18 PM

Art has a way of capturing energy and passion in movements for social change that are sometimes missing in other forms of media, which is why New Profit's Gathering of Leaders has featured a visual art component for the last few years.

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Tags: graphic recording, Lisa Taylor, #npgathering14, Amplify Blog, Gathering, Gathering of Leaders, venture philanthropy

10th Annual Gathering of Leaders: the tweeters' perspective

Posted by Admin on Feb 7, 2014 7:07:40 PM

Whew! Does a word exist to describe being simultaneously exhausted, exhilarated, and motivated? That's what we are! The 10th annual Gathering of Leaders just concluded, but the impact is just beginning. Our participants are now taking their ideas, curiosity, energy, and passion about our discussions back out into the world to grow the impact.

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Tags: #npgathering14, Amplify Blog, venture philanthropy

[NEW SERIES] The 10th Gathering of Leaders and "Big Bets" on Social Innovation

Posted by Admin on Feb 6, 2014 11:12:58 AM

“Coming together is a start. Staying together is progress. Working together is success.”-Henry Ford

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Tags: Amplify Blog, Gathering of Leaders, venture philanthropy

New Profit's Tripp Jones: Pay for Success a Model to Expand

Posted by Admin on Feb 5, 2014 11:42:43 AM

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Tags: Goldman Sachs, MAPFS, Molly Baldwin, New Profit, NonProfit Quarterly, Pay For Success, Recidivism, Reuters, Roca Inc., Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, Social Impact Bonds, The Boston Foundation, The Boston Globe, The Kresge Foundation, the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, Third Sector Capital Partners, venture philanthropy, WBUR, BNN, Ralph Bonanno, Ralph Bonano, Tripp Jones, Anti-Recidivism, Living Cities, SIBS, The Associated Press

Barry Salzberg, Global CEO of Deloitte, joins New Profit Board

Posted by Admin on Feb 4, 2014 11:28:09 AM

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Tags: Board of Directors, Doug Borchard, New Profit, Organizations, Deloitte, New Profit Staff, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, Tripp Jones, Barry Salzberg, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, DTTL, New Profit Inc.

Fast Company: The Biggest Social Impact Bond In The U.S. Will Keep At-Risk Young Men In Jobs And Out Of Prison

Posted by dlucnguyen on Feb 3, 2014 3:51:05 PM



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Tags: In The News, Recidivism, social impact, Amplify Blog, Fast Company, Prison, venture philanthropy

America Forward Responds to NYTimes' David Brooks

Posted by Admin on Feb 3, 2014 10:30:52 AM


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Tags: bipartisan, education, opportunity, President Barack Obama, social innovation, America Forward Coalition, esea, venture philanthropy, workforce development, College Success Initiative, david brooks