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Take 5: "Building Financially Sustainable Social Enterprises" and More

Posted by Admin on Jul 31, 2017 4:21:16 PM


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

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Tags: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, K-12, Mark Zuckerberg, Mentors, mentorship, School Lunch, social entrepreneurship, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, emerging markets, Sustainability, urban colleges

LEARNING SCIENCES, ENGINEERING AND DESIGN: UNIFYING OUR VISION FOR EVOLVING EDUCATION

Posted by Reimagine Learning on Jul 31, 2017 2:30:09 PM


The following guest post was written by Jon Madian, a member of the Reimagine Learning network.

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Tags: R&D, Reimagine Learning Fund, science, Arts, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Technology, Thoughts and Approaches, Design, Jon Madian, STEAM, Knowledge Engineering, Research Engineering

Take 5: "What It Takes to Mentor Poor Kids" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 27, 2017 10:59:07 AM


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

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Tags: Huffington Post, MENTOR, Michael Lamb, Next Generation Learning Challenges, NGLC, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Computer Science, RAND Corporation, The Synapse, Turn, Turnaround for Children, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "This Is the Way the College ‘Bubble’ Ends" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 26, 2017 4:36:39 PM


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

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Tags: Brook Byers, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Google, Inside Philanthropy, John Doerr, Kim Smith, NewSchools Ventures Fund, NPR, Personalized Learning, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, College, Draper Richards Kaplan, The Economist, The Gates Foundation, the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, USA Today, venture philanthropy, Walton Family Foundation

Take 5: "Community Engagement Matters (Now More Than Ever)" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 25, 2017 4:41:40 PM


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

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Tags: Blended Learning, Bloomberg Philanthropies, iNACOL, low income, Patti Harris, Personalized Learning, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Dean Douglas Elmendorf, Dean Nitin Nohria, Harvard, Harvard Kennedy School, Mike Bloomberg, The Hechinger Report, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Harnessing the Power of Evidence" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 24, 2017 10:16:07 AM


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

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Tags: harvard business review, HBR, Jeff Walker, New America, SAT, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Teach For America, ACT, Amplify Blog, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Democratizing Philanthropy, Financial Times, Sheila Herrling, Systems Change, Teach For All, The Case Foundation, The New York Times, U.S. State Department, venture philanthropy, Wendy Kopp

Systems Change Leadership: Two New Profit Board Members Highlighted in Financial Times

Posted by Admin on Jul 20, 2017 3:29:47 PM


This week, New Profit's Board Chair Jeff Walker and fellow Board Member Wendy Kopp, CEO and Co-Founder of Teach For America and Teach For All, were featured in a Financial Times piece on collaborative leadership and problem-solving by Anne-Marie Slaughter, President & CEO of New America and former Director of Policy Planning at the U.S. State Department.

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Tags: Board of Directors, education, Jeff Walker, New America, Social Innovation News, State Department, Teach For America, Amplify Blog, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Teach For All, Wendy Kopp

Take 5: "How Tech Can Maximize Social Impact" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 19, 2017 3:24:08 PM


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

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Tags: MIT Media Lab, Pay For Success, social impact, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Education Week, eSchool News, Technology, venture philanthropy, Zoran Popovich

Take 5: "Don't Forget Rural Schools" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 18, 2017 2:54:29 PM


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

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Tags: homelessness, Immigrants, Kevin Barenblat, NPR, philanthropy, Rural, Rural Schools, social impact, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, PhilanthropyRoundtable, The New York Times, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "10 Powerful Insights from Disruptive Leaders" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 17, 2017 1:50:20 PM


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

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Tags: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Brain, ChalkBeat, Child Development, Disruptive Leaders, Malnutrition, Medium, Nature, Personalized Learning, Poverty, SAT, social change, Social Innovation News, ACT, Amplify Blog, D.C., RAND Corp, the 74, The 74 Million, venture philanthropy, Washington Post

Take 5: "How severe, ongoing stress can affect a child’s brain" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 12, 2017 4:20:49 PM


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

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Tags: Chronicle of Philanthropy, Forbes, Jeff Walker, millennials, social impact, Social Innovation News, The New American Leaders, Amplify Blog, ctpost, Early Learning, Education Week, Sayu Bhojwani, System Entrepreneur, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Risk, Trust, and Impact: Connecting the Dots" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 11, 2017 3:43:21 PM


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

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Tags: Ashley Edwards, Beyond 12, MindRight, Philanthropists, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Alexandra Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, David Callahan, Fast Forward, Green City Force, NationSwell, Sustainability, venture philanthropy, Wharton

New Profit's Board Chair, Jeff Walker, Featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Posted by Admin on Jul 11, 2017 12:17:46 PM


"I’ve met several people recently who had something in common. All were building collaborations to address big problems. All were experiencing genuine success. Yet all felt somehow "odd" because the way they were addressing the problem did not fit the typical nonprofit-leader mold. To each of them, I’ve said the same thing: There’s a name for people like you, and it’s "system entrepreneur." - Jeff Walker

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Tags: Board of Directors, Chronicle of Philanthropy, In The News, Jeff Walker, Public Allies, social change, Amplify Blog, System Entrepreneur, Systems Change, Thoughts and Approaches, Vanessa Kirsch

Two Members of the New Profit Community In Fast Forward's 2017 Accelerator Cohort

Posted by Admin on Jul 10, 2017 3:03:22 PM


Left: Alexandra Bernadotte, Founder and CEO, Beyond 12; Right: Ashley Edwards, Co-Founder and CEO, MindRight.

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Tags: announcements, Ashley Edwards, Beyond 12, MindRight, 2017 Gathering of Leaders, Alexandra Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Fast Forward, Millennial Impact Fellows, Tech Nonprofits, Women's Accelerator

Take 5: "Learning Mindsets and Skills" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 10, 2017 2:35:21 PM


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

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Tags: AFPNYC, Association of Fundraising Professional, Center for American Progress, Coal Country, Columbia University, Kalish & Associates, NYU, Personalized Learning, philanthropy, Recidivism, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Community College, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Godeke Consulting, Prison, the chronicle of philanthropy, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy, Weill Cornell Medicine

Take 5: "Time to Reboot Grantmaking" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 6, 2017 2:52:23 PM


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

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Tags: Art, Ford Foundation, Preschool, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, ABC, getting smart, Grantmaking, Technology, The 74 Million, venture philanthropy, CARE, ISTE, the Carolina Approach to Responsive Education, James Heckman, National Bureau of Economic Research, the Carolina Abecedarian Project

Take 5: "Rethinking Alumni Programs for Greater Impact" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 5, 2017 11:57:57 AM


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

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Tags: FoodCorps, Great Schools, Health Care Reform, NPR, Organizations, Poverty, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, STAT, The Atlantic, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, Curt Ellis, echoing green, venture philanthropy