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Take 5: "Critical Competences for Social Impact Leaders" And More...

Posted by Admin on Nov 30, 2016 3:01:07 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, NPR, philanthropy, Poverty, Reimagine Learning Fund, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Amplify Blog, teaching, Technology, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It" And More...

Posted by Admin on Nov 29, 2016 4:31:07 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, #AdvanceEquity, Amplify Blog, College, Giving Tuesday, Technology, venture philanthropy

Helping #AdvanceEquity on Giving Tuesday

Posted by Admin on Nov 29, 2016 4:03:18 PM


#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. In this season of giving, we are filled with gratitude to be surrounded by such extraordinary organizations that work to #AdvanceEquity, today and every day. Here are some of the New Profit portfolio organizations that are participating this year - check them out and consider making them part of your Giving Tuesday donation:

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Tags: Organizations, Amplify Blog, Giving Tuesday

Take 5: "The Push To Diversity Gifted And Talented Programs" And More...

Posted by Admin on Nov 28, 2016 4:45:09 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, NPR, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, College, venture philanthropy

Justine Zinkin, Chief Executive Officer, Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners

Posted by Admin on Nov 23, 2016 10:23:28 AM


Last week, we announced the members of the second New Profit Women’s Accelerator cohort. Stay tuned this week for a more in depth look at each of these amazing female social entrepreneurs and their organizations. Today, we shine a spotlight on Justine Zinkin and Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners.

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Tags: Justine Zinkin, Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, Organizations, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog

Kiah Williams, Co-founder & Director, SIRUM

Posted by Admin on Nov 23, 2016 10:04:50 AM


Last week, we announced the members of the second New Profit Women’s Accelerator cohort. Stay tuned this week for a more in depth look at each of these amazing female social entrepreneurs and their organizations. Today, we shine a spotlight on Kiah Williams and SIRUM.

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Tags: Organizations, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog

Carmen Rojas, CEO, The Workers Lab

Posted by Admin on Nov 23, 2016 9:30:53 AM


Last week, we announced the members of the second New Profit Women’s Accelerator cohort. Stay tuned this week for a more in depth look at each of these amazing female social entrepreneurs and their organizations. Today, we shine a spotlight on Carmen Rojas and The Workers Lab.

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Tags: Organizations, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Carmen Rojas, The Workers Lab

Take 5: "Creating diversity in the innovation economy" And More...

Posted by Admin on Nov 22, 2016 4:32:56 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog

Yscaira Jimenez, CEO, LaborX

Posted by Admin on Nov 22, 2016 4:14:39 PM


Last week, we announced the members of the second New Profit Women’s Accelerator cohort. Stay tuned this week for a more in depth look at each of these amazing female social entrepreneurs and their organizations. Today, we shine a spotlight on Yscaira Jimenez and LaborX.

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Tags: Echoing Green Fellow, LaborX, Organizations, Poverty Alleviation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Black Male Achievement, Economic Development, Yscaira Jimenez

Sayu Bhojwani, Founder and President, The New American Leaders Project

Posted by Admin on Nov 22, 2016 2:07:51 PM


Last week, we announced the members of the second New Profit Women’s Accelerator cohort. Stay tuned this week for a more in depth look at each of these amazing female social entrepreneurs and their organizations. Today, we shine a spotlight on Sayu Bhojwani and The New American Leaders Project.

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Tags: education, New American Leader Project, Organizations, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Sayu Bhojwani, venture philanthropy

Maria Vertkin, Founder & Executive Director, Found in Translation

Posted by Admin on Nov 22, 2016 11:53:58 AM


Last week, we announced the members of the second New Profit Women’s Accelerator cohort. Stay tuned this week for a more in depth look at each of these amazing female social entrepreneurs and their organizations. Today, we shine a spotlight on Maria Vertkin and Found in Translation.

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Tags: Found in Translation, Job Training, Organizations, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, language skills, Maria Vertkin, Social Justice, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "The Challenging Journey From Teacher to Startup CEO" And More

Posted by Admin on Nov 21, 2016 4:36:38 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog

Laura Weidman Powers, Co-Founder and CEO, Code2040

Posted by Admin on Nov 21, 2016 4:01:11 PM


Last week, we announced the members of the second New Profit Women’s Accelerator cohort. Stay tuned this week for a more in depth look at each of these amazing female social entrepreneurs and their organizations. Today, we shine a spotlight on Laura Weidman Powers and Code2040.

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Tags: Organizations, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Code2040, coding, Laura Weidman Powers, venture philanthropy, Women's Accelerator

Aimée Eubanks-Davis, Founder & CEO, Braven

Posted by Admin on Nov 21, 2016 1:07:49 PM


Last week, we announced the members of the second New Profit Women’s Accelerator cohort. Stay tuned this week for a more in depth look at each of these amazing female social entrepreneurs and their organizations. Today, we shine a spotlight on Aimée Eubanks-Davis and Braven.

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Tags: Aimee Eubanks Davis, Braven, Camelback Ventures, Minority Talent, Organizations, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Talent, Amplify Blog, College, The Aspen Institute, venture philanthropy, Women's Accelerator

NationSwell 2016 AllStar: Elisabeth Stock of PowerMyLearning

Posted by Admin on Nov 21, 2016 11:48:21 AM


Elisabeth Stock from PowerMyLearning was featured by NationSwell as one of the 2016 Social Entrepreneur AllStars, a group of five entrepreneurs using innovative technology to power solutions that advance equity in all areas of life.

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Tags: Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog

Take 5: "A Question Of Outcomes" And More...

Posted by Admin on Nov 18, 2016 3:24:37 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, NPR, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, College, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Measuring the impact of external factors on school operations" And More...

Posted by Admin on Nov 17, 2016 5:02:42 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog

New Investments: Accelerating the Impact of Visionary Women Entrepreneurs

Posted by Admin on Nov 17, 2016 10:50:03 AM


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Tags: Aimee Eubanks Davis, announcements, Beyond12, Braven, Found in Translation, Jessica Sager, Justine Zinkin, Kiah Williams, LaborX, Leila Janah, Lisbeth Shepherd, Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, Organizations, Samasource, T. Morgan Dixon, Accelerator Program, #AdvanceEquity, Alexandra Bernadotte, All Our Kin, Amplify Blog, Carmen Rojas, Code2040, Girl Trek, Green City Force, Laura Weidman Powers, Maisha Moses, Maria Vertkin, Sayu Bhojwani, Sirum, The New American Leaders Project, The Workers Lab, The Young Peoples Project, Vanessa Garrison, Women's Accelerator, Yscaira Jimenez

Take 5: "What Is Digital Literacy?" And More...

Posted by Meghan Gannon on Nov 16, 2016 4:36:05 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, Inside Philanthropy, NPR, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, CNN, College, COSEBOC, Education Week, FAFSA, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "African-American History Museum Gears Up for School Visits" And More...

Posted by Meghan Gannon on Nov 15, 2016 4:49:48 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, NPR, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, College, public health, sustainable food, The New York Times, venture philanthropy

Happy National Philanthropy Day!

Posted by Admin on Nov 15, 2016 3:38:55 PM



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Tags: National Philanthropy Day, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, venture philanthropy

Social and Emotional Learning in the Bridgeport Public Schools

Posted by Meghan Gannon on Nov 15, 2016 2:03:58 PM


In partnership with Yale University, Bridgeport Public Schools launched an initiative in 2014 to support the social and emotional well-being of students and staff in the district. Earlier this month, they released an initial evaluation report to take a deeper look at their findings throughout the program. Bridgeport is a high needs district. But the report shows signs of improvement: students who reported higher self-control had higher grades, fewer absences, and lower odds of suspension or expulsion.

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Tags: Bridgeport Public Schools, education, philanthropy, social emotional learning, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Change The Odds" And More...

Posted by Admin on Nov 14, 2016 4:25:36 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, climate change, teaching, venture philanthropy, Veterans Day, white house

Take 5: "Teaching Shakespeare With 21st-Century Technology" And More...

Posted by Admin on Nov 11, 2016 12:57:10 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, NPR, philanthropy, Social Innovation News, America Forward Coalition, America's Promise, Amplify Blog, Early Learning, NationSwell, Technology

Take 5: "Foundations Call on Peers to Hire People With Criminal Records" And More...

Posted by Admin on Nov 10, 2016 4:35:47 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog

Take 5: "Equipping Grandmas With Childcare Credentials" And More...

Posted by Admin on Nov 9, 2016 4:58:30 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, NPR, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, College, public health, sustainable food, The New York Times, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "What Is Impact Data?" And More...

Posted by Admin on Nov 8, 2016 3:16:55 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, NPR, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Amplify Blog, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Schools That Work" And More...

Posted by Admin on Nov 7, 2016 3:41:11 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Charter Schools, education, Match Education, NPR, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Fast Co. Exist, The New York Times, UTEC, venture philanthropy

A NEW MOMENT FOR CITY CONNECTS

Posted by Admin on Nov 7, 2016 9:45:51 AM


City Connects, a Reimagine Learning Fund portfolio organization, creates partnerships with schools to help them provide students with a set of personalized in-school and out-of-school resources designed to address their needs and clear the way for success in learning. When City Connects goes into a school, it becomes the conductor of the vast orchestra of school and community-based resources for children, and drives the right resource to the right child at the right time.

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Tags: blog, City Connects, Organizations, Reimagine Learning Fund, Research, Alyssa Haywood, Amplify Blog, Educate, Policy

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Meghan Gannon on Nov 4, 2016 3:59:00 PM


Amazing work is being done in the New Profit community every day! Here are some recent highlights from our game changing organizations, partners, and friends.

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Tags: education, LEAP Innovations, Match Education, Organizations, philanthropy, Reimagine Learning Fund, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, City Year, College, Educators 4 Excellence, LIFT, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Freedom to Explore" And More...

Posted by Meghan Gannon on Nov 2, 2016 4:18:40 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, College, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "One Man’s Journey From Prison to College" And More...

Posted by Admin on Nov 1, 2016 4:24:20 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, healthcare, inequality, NPR, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Technology, The New York Times, transgender students, venture philanthropy