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WhyLight Wednesday: Nithyaa Venkataramani

Posted by Admin on Apr 30, 2014 11:42:25 AM

What’s a WhyLight? It’s a spotlight on members of the New Profit community and why they do what they do. This week, we talk to Nithyaa Venkataramani…

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Tags: New Profit Staff, WhyLight, WhyLight Wednesday, Nithyaa Venkataramani

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/30/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 30, 2014 11:19:56 AM

Here’s five interesting #SocInn links we’re clicking on today:

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Tags: Graduation Rates, Organizations, Social Innovation News, College Possible, Family Independence Initiative, NationSwell, US News, Vox, Girls For A Chance, Journal Sentinel, Libby Nelson, Angela Patton

Three New Profit Portfolio Organizations Honored by Aspen Institute

Posted by Admin on Apr 29, 2014 12:42:06 PM

Today three New Profit portfolio organizations - LIFT, AVANCE, and Family Independence Initiative - were announced as members of the Aspen Institute Ascend Network, a new network of leading organizations using "two-generation" approaches to disrupt poverty and create economic mobility for families. Two-generation approaches focus on creating opportunities for and addressing needs of both vulnerable parents and children together.

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Tags: aspen institute, Organizations, Social Innovation News, AVANCE, Family Independence Initiative, LIFT, Ascent Network

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/29/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 29, 2014 10:59:51 AM

Here’s five interesting #SocInn links we’re clicking on today:

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Tags: Gov Innovator, Health Leads, Organizations, Social Innovation News, The Mission Continues, Washington Post, YouthBuild, Leadership Philadelphia's 2014 Core Program, LearnZillioin, Engaged Health Solutions, Eric Westendorf, Jeremy Schifberg, Oliver Wyman, Rachel Glennerster, The Intelligencer

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/28/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 28, 2014 10:52:36 AM

Here’s five interesting #SocInn links we’re clicking on today:

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Tags: Citizen Schools, Huffington Post, Mission Continues, Organizations, America Forward Coalition, AmeriCorps, LIFT, Prison, USA Today, Washington Post, Connecticut Magazine, knitting, ServiceNation

Friday Wrap Up: New Profit Portfolio Orgs Making the News This Week

Posted by Admin on Apr 25, 2014 4:37:35 PM

Here's a wrap-up of just some of the news New Profit portfolio organizations made this week:

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Tags: Citizen Schools, KIPP, Organizations, Social Innovation News, Teach For America, The Mission Continues, College Advising Corps, Eye to Eye, Food Corps, Turnaround for Children, Year Up, YouthBuild, Right to Play

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/25/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 25, 2014 2:24:33 PM

Here’s five interesting #SocInn links we’re clicking on today:

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Tags: Charter School, Citizen Schools, Forbes, Google, HuffPost, Organizations, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, STEM, NationSwell, Take 5, The Huffington Post, YouthBuild, Bullies, Transformative Scale, Jaylen Arnold, New York Daily News, Sarah Gardner, Urban WebSlam, WebSlams, Yoga

New Profit Welcomes Alex Cortez as Partner, Portfolio Investment Team

Posted by Admin on Apr 25, 2014 11:54:31 AM

New Profit is extremely pleased to welcome Alex Cortez to our team! Alex will be working on developing New Profit’s next generation education domain strategy, and will work closely with social entrepreneurs and their organizations in the education space to help them develop and grow sustainable models of impact and deliver superior results.

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Tags: KIPP, Alex Cortez, New Profit Staff

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/24/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 24, 2014 11:07:38 AM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: Citizen Schools, CNCS, Mashable, New Profit, Organizations, Pamela Cantor, Pathways, Pathways Fund, Social Innovation News, College Advising Corps, SIF, Turnaround for Children, USA Today, Veterans, Blog Talk Radio, Eric Schwartz, Google Glass, U.S. News, Veterans Employment Center

WhyLight Wednesday: Kevin Greer

Posted by Admin on Apr 23, 2014 1:53:30 PM

What’s a WhyLight? It’s a spotlight on members of the New Profit community and why they do what they do. This week, we talk to Kevin Greer…

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Tags: Kevin Greer, New Profit Staff, WhyLight, WhyLight Wednesday

Summer Opportunity at New Profit: Design Intern

Posted by Admin on Apr 23, 2014 1:34:11 PM

Do you have a deep interest in design and facilitating knowledge sharing through online platforms? Are you interested in supporting collaborative learning networks among social entrepreneurs changing the face of education, health, and workforce development in America?

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Tags: internship, Job Postings, Design intern, job posting

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/23/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 23, 2014 11:15:16 AM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: Organizations, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Criminal Justice Reform, Eye to Eye, Food Corps, Gerald Chertavian, Politico, Year Up, The Exponent, Bridgespan Group, Iowa Public Radio, Jeff Bradach

Happy Earth Day! Spotlight on FoodCorps

Posted by Admin on Apr 22, 2014 11:46:38 AM

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Tags: Organizations, Food Corps, earth day

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/22/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 22, 2014 11:39:05 AM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: KIPP, Organizations, Social Innovation News, America Forward Coalition, TechCrunch, Voices for National Service, Year Up, Chuck Coppola, UofA, Christian Science Monitor, Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, First Business News, ServiceNation

We're Hiring: Policy Director at America Forward

Posted by Admin on Apr 22, 2014 11:11:20 AM

We are seeking a Policy Director for America Forward! A nonpartisan policy initiative of New Profit, America Forward unites policymakers with innovators leading results-driven organizations, to advance a public policy agenda that champions innovative and effective solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems.

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Tags: Job Postings, Policy Director, America Forward Coalition, Policy, job posting

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/21/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 21, 2014 11:15:57 AM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: Huffington Post, Mission Continues, Organizations, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, TFA, Turnaround for Children, Youth Build, Poet Warriors Project, Right to Play

Friday Wrap Up: New Profit Portfolio Orgs Making the News This Week

Posted by Admin on Apr 18, 2014 2:55:58 PM

Here's a wrap-up of just some of the news New Profit portfolio organizations made this week:

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Tags: iMentor, KIPP, Organizations, Pay For Success, Social Innovation News, The Mission Continues, AVANCE, College Advising Corps, David Flink, Educators 4 Excellence, Eye to Eye, Harvard, LIFT, Teach For All, TFA, YouthBuild

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/18/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 18, 2014 12:36:35 PM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: Organizations, Social Innovation News, Teach For America, The Mission Continues, Boston Globe, David Bornstein, Fixes, Teach For All, The New York Times, Wendy Kopp, Beth Israel, Boston.com, Google Glass

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/17/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 17, 2014 10:50:27 AM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: Board of Directors, Brookings, KIPP, Organizations, Social Innovation News, Common Core, Fast Company, LIFT, Vox, Libby Nelson, Barry Salzberg, Liz Copeland, San Antionio Express News, University of Texas - San Antonio

Throwback Thursday (#TBT)

Posted by Admin on Apr 17, 2014 10:06:47 AM

New Profit Staff 2009!

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Tags: TBT, New Profit Staff, Throwback Thursday, throwbackthursday

Silicon Valley's Start-Up Gorilla Bets on Social Innovation

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Apr 16, 2014 5:45:45 PM

This piece was co-authored by Sam Hiersteiner and Alex Alvanos.

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Tags: iMentor, Noora Health, Single Stop USA, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, start-up, CareMessage, crowdfunding, Technology, The New York Times, y combinator, One Degree, Zidisha, Code Now

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/16/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 16, 2014 1:00:02 PM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: Harvard University, KIPP, Organizations, SAT, Social Innovation News, the wall street journal, ACT, College Board, Criminal Justice Reform, Educators 4 Excellence, Prison, Social Sector, Take 5, Washington Post, WSJ, Youtube, Beyond Bars, Brave New Films, Californians for Safety and Justice, Harvard Alumni Association, KIPP Foundation, Nell Edgington, Richard Barth

WhyLight Wednesday: Hannah Gallo

Posted by Admin on Apr 16, 2014 9:13:36 AM

What’s a WhyLight? It’s a spotlight on members of the New Profit community and why they do what they do. This week, we talk to Hannah Gallo…

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Tags: Pathways Fund, New Profit Staff, WhyLight, WhyLight Wednesday, Hannah Gallo

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/15/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 15, 2014 11:39:31 AM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: Hechinger Report, iMentor, NPR, Organizations, Social Innovation News, STEM, The Mission Continues, Education Week, Spencer Kympton, Advising Corps, Boston Marathon, Technically Brooklyn, Demi Clark, The Seattle Times

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/14/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 14, 2014 11:29:12 AM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: Houston Chronicle, Organizations, Pathways Fund, Pay For Success, Social Innovation News, AVANCE, Criminal Justice Reform, Eye to Eye, SIF, The New York Times, Washington Post, Youth Build, E.J. Dionne Jr., NJCDC, Sheridan Media

The New Profit Baby Boom Begins!

Posted by Admin on Apr 14, 2014 10:52:20 AM

We at New Profit are expecting 5 new bundles of joy this spring and the first one has arrived! Welcome to the world little one - it is already a better place now that you are here!

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Tags: New Profit Staff, Baby Boom

Friday Wrap Up: New Profit and its Portfolio Orgs Making the News This Week

Posted by Admin on Apr 11, 2014 2:38:54 PM

Here's a wrap-up of just some of the news New Profit and its portfolio organizations made this week:

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Tags: Freelancers Union, KIPP, Mission Continues, Organizations, Single Stop USA, Social Innovation News, Teach For America, America Forward Coalition, College Possible, Turnaround for Children, Year Up, Youth Build, Right to Play

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/11/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 11, 2014 12:01:57 PM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: Forbes, Organizations, Social Innovation News, Common Core, Community College, Educators 4 Excellence, The New York Times, white house, YouthBuild USA, Koss, Riverdale Press, Champions of Change, Right to Play

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/10/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 10, 2014 11:16:39 AM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: Freelancers Union, Huffington Post, KIPP, Mission Continues, Organizations, Single Stop USA, Social Innovation News, The Mission Continues, FORTUNE, Sara Horowitz, Veterans, Washington Post, Switchboard, The Oklahoman

3 New Profit Portfolio Organizations Make "Best Nonprofits To Work For 2014" List

Posted by Admin on Apr 9, 2014 3:58:41 PM

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Tags: iMentor, Job Postings, Organizations, Social Innovation News, The Mission Continues, The Nonprofit Times, Year Up, Best Nonprofits to work for 2014, Sarah Holt

WhyLight Wednesday: Addie Chamberlain

Posted by Admin on Apr 9, 2014 11:17:01 AM

What’s a WhyLight? It’s a spotlight on members of the New Profit community and why they do what they do. This week, we talk to Addie Chamberlain…

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Tags: New Profit Staff, Addie Chamberlain, Addie Chamerlain, WhyLight, WhyLight Wednesday

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/9/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 9, 2014 10:12:56 AM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: Hechinger Report, iMentor, Mission Continues, Organizations, Pamela Cantor, Social Innovation News, Politico, The Nonprofit Times, Turnaround for Children, Vox, Year Up, PRWeb

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/8/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 8, 2014 11:44:37 AM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: CBS, KIPP, Opportunity Nation, Organizations, Social Innovation News, America Forward Coalition, College Possible, Gerald Chertavian, St. Louis, The New York Times, Year Up, Boston Magazine, The Perkins Modernization Act

We're Hiring: Analyst at New Profit

Posted by Admin on Apr 8, 2014 11:23:03 AM

We're excited to announce that we are hiring an Analyst for the LDSEL domain, focused on Learning Differences and Social Emotional Learning.

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Tags: Job Postings, social emotional learning, Social Innovation News, Talent, Analyst position, Hiring, LDSEL

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/7/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 7, 2014 10:39:11 AM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: inequality, Innovation Hub, KIPP, Social Innovation News, Teach For America, Education Week, NationSwell, The New York Times, Veterans, Mahzarin Banaji, WGBH, TheTandD

Friday Wrap Up: New Profit and its Portfolio Orgs Making the News This Week

Posted by Admin on Apr 4, 2014 2:07:08 PM

Here's a wrap-up of just some of the news New Profit and its portfolio organizations made this week:

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Tags: FoodCorps, Health Leads, Mission Continues, Molly Baldwin, Organizations, Pay For Success, Roca, Social Innovation News, David Flink, Eye to Eye, FORTUNE, New Profit Staff, Rebecca Onie, The Guardian, Washington Post, Year Up, CAREER act, Gazette Xtra, Tripp Jones, TruthAtlas, US Politics Today, AP Marketplace, Dollars & Change, Sirius XM radio, Teach First

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/4/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 4, 2014 10:30:20 AM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: Ashoka, Forbes, Health Leads, Marketplace, NPR, Organizations, Social Innovation News, America Forward Coalition, Boston Globe, Generation Citizen, Rebecca Onie, Guardian, Teach First

FoodCorps Plants at the White House Garden with First Lady Michelle Obama

Posted by Admin on Apr 3, 2014 4:05:19 PM
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Tags: FoodCorps, Michelle Obama, Organizations, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, AmeriCorps, Curt Ellis, first lady, white house, childhood obesity, Eddie Gehman Kohan

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/3/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 3, 2014 10:55:57 AM

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: Bill Gates, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Molly Baldwin, Organizations, Pay For Success, Roca, Social Innovation News, Criminal Justice Reform, Fixes, Melinda Gates, TED, The New York Times, Veterans, Washington Post, Dax-Devlon Ross, Grant A Smile, Racial Disparities, US Department of Education

The New York Times: Tackling Mass Incarceration ft. Roca

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Apr 2, 2014 3:00:25 PM



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Tags: Jain, Mass Incarceration, Molly Baldwin, Organizations, Roca, Amplify Blog, CJS, Criminal Justice Reform, nytimes, Prison, The New York Times, venture philanthropy

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 4/2/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 2, 2014 12:07:55 PM


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Tags: Forbes, Higher Education, Mission Continues, Organizations, Pay For Success, Social Innovation News, CAREER, FORTUNE, NationSwell, The New York Times, Washington Post, Year Up, Kaiser Family Foundation, Portman-Bennett, Autism

WhyLight Wednesday: Ted Matwijec

Posted by Admin on Apr 2, 2014 10:58:02 AM


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Tags: New Profit Staff, Ted Matwijec, WhyLight, WhyLight Wednesday

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 4/1/14

Posted by Admin on Apr 1, 2014 10:27:24 AM


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Tags: FoodCorps, Organizations, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, David Flink, Eye to Eye, SIF, The New York Times, YouthBuild USA, Gazette Xtra, US Politics Today, Michael Smith