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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

Take 5: "Beyond Politics: Funding our Future" and more...

Posted by Admin on May 31, 2017 3:04:47 PM


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

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Tags: Chicago Public Schools CPS, Education DIVE, Girls Who Code, Harvard Graduate School of Education, literacy, Pay For Success, PFS, QBE Insurance Group, Reinvestment Fund, Social Innovation News, The Cut, America Forward Coalition, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, College Possible, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Educators 4 Excellence, Harvard, Reshma Saujani, Thomas Toch, Traci Kirtley, venture philanthropy, Washington DC, Washington Monthly Magazine

Take 5: "Unidentified Dyslexia Takes Heavy Toll" and more...

Posted by Admin on May 25, 2017 5:16:20 PM


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

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Tags: Childcare, Forbes, K-12, Kareem Edwards, Learning Difference, low income students, MLT, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, America Forward Coalition, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, College Possible, Dyslexia, Education Week, EdWeek, Grads of Life, Management Leadership Tomorrow, Traci Kirtley

Faces of New Profit: Sheeren Bellinghausen

Posted by Admin on Jan 25, 2017 12:20:22 PM


What is Faces of New Profit? It’s a spotlight on members of the New Profit community, why they do what they do, and who they are. This week, we talk to Sheeren Bellinghausen...

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Tags: Annie Hall, Baton Rouge, Boys and Girls Club, Bye Bye Birdie, Foo Fighters, Hamilton, John Williams, Louisiana, Metropolis, Newsies, Paul Simon, Randy Newman, Sheeren Bellinghausen, Tennessee, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, Atticus Ross, Beach Boys, City Year, David Carr, Hans Zimmer, Learn to Earn, New Profit Staff, Swiss Army Man, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Talking Heads, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Rob, The Beautiful Struggle, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, The Great Gatsby, The Knick, The Night of the Gun, Trent Reznor, West Side Story

Presidential 2016: The Power of a Service Year

Posted by America Forward on Sep 6, 2016 2:01:51 PM




Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of the more than 70 organizations in the America Forward Coalition, and their solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work can be transformed into national change. Today we will hear from Shirley Sagawa, CEO and President of Service Year Alliance, about how service year programs can solve problems at scale, improve educational and employment opportunities, and connect Americans and diverse communities.

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Tags: aspen institute, Aspen Institute Franklin Project, Building Bridges Coalition, Campus Compact, Citizen Schools, Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy, Joplin Tornado, National Conference on Citizenship, National Peace Corps Association, Reading Partners, Service Year, Service Year Alliance, Shirley Sagawa, Teach For America, The Corps Network, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, America's Service Commissions, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, City Year, College Possible, Gen. Stan McChrystal, Malaria, Peace Corps, Voices for National Service, YouthBuild USA

Presidential 2016: National Service Programs & Corps – Cost-Effective Solutions To Our Nation’s Most Pressing Social Problems

Posted by America Forward on Aug 24, 2016 11:15:33 AM



Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices our more than 70 social innovators that make up the America Forward Coalition and their solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work can be transformed into national change. Today we will hear from Mary Ellen Sprenkel, Chief Executive Officer of The Corps Network, about the importance of leveraging national service programs to develop cost-effective solutions to some of our nation’s biggest challenges.

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Tags: CCC, Civilian Conservation Corps, FEMA, Franklin D. Roosevelt, GED, High School Diploma, Income, Mary Ellen Sprenkel, National Service, Political Background, The Atlantic, The Corps Network, 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Act, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Disaster Services, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Ethnicity, Faith, General Stanley McChrystal, National Park Service, Presidential, The Great Depression, WWII

#AdvanceEquity: Feeding a more equitable future

Posted by Admin on Aug 18, 2016 2:00:58 PM



We recently launched #AdvanceEquity, a new digital dialogue series about equity, inclusion, and social impact. #AdvanceEquity is a digital build-out of the rich and provocative conversation that was started at New Profit’s Gathering of Leaders in March (VIDEO). Throughout the series, we’ll be highlighting the stories of people and organizations that are fearlessly pushing the boundaries to break down systemic barriers to opportunity in America.

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Tags: FoodCorps, Organizations, #AdvanceEquity, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, Class, Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Presidential 2016: When High School Students Realize that College is Possible, Everything Changes

Posted by America Forward on May 24, 2016 10:25:26 AM





Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of our Coalition of 70+ social innovators and their solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work can be transformed into national change. Today we will hear from Walid Abubakar, a College Possible student, about how his College Possible coach helped him understand that college was a viable pathway, and prepared him for success in his transition from high school to college.

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Tags: Medical School, ACT, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, College, College Possible, Elizabeth Cooper, University of Minnesota, Walid Abubakar

Presidential 2016: Access to Real-World Learning Experiences Outside of the Classroom Drives Student Success

Posted by America Forward on May 18, 2016 1:23:04 PM




Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of our Coalition of 70+ social innovators and their innovative solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work can be transformed into national change. Today we will hear from Emily McCann, CEO of Citizen Schools, about the importance of expanded learning time and how access to real-world learning experiences increases student success well beyond middle school.

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Tags: Carol Dweck, Citizen Schools, ELA, English Language Arts, Roland Fryer, Teaching Fellows, achievement gap, America Forward Coalition, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, Emily McCann

New Profit in the Press

Posted by Admin on May 11, 2016 6:43:55 AM




2016 has started out with a bang for the New Profit team. Check out a few of our press hits from the year so far below:

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Tags: education, FoodCorps, Health, Health Leads, Impact Investing, Inside Philanthropy, K-12, KIm Syman, KIPP, New Profit Innovation Fund, Organizations, Public Policy, Social Innovation News, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, College Possible, economic empowerment, Educators 4 Excellence, Eliza Greenberg, Lumina foundation, New Profit Staff, the chronicle of philanthropy, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy