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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

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

#NPGoL: Full Video of the 2017 Gathering of Leaders (Part II)

Posted by Admin on Mar 29, 2017 1:01:32 PM


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Tags: Atlanta, Berkeley, Beverly Gage, Beyond 12, Billions Institute, Bridgeway Partners, Capitol Hill Partners, Charlie Rose, CHRISTOPHER GERGEN, Christy Chin, City of Dubuque, Columbia University, Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, District of Columbia, Doug Borchard, Health Leads, James Fallows, John Pudner, Juleanna Glover, Mad Free, Nancy Van Milligen, New Profit, #NPGoL, Opportunity Agenda, Peery Foundation, Rudy Currence, Sara Di Troia, Shruti Sehra, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Stephanie Blank, Take Back Our Republic, Taylor Stanley, the American Futures Project, The Atlantic, 2016 Election, ACLU, Alan Jenkins, Alex Bernadotte, Ambassador Andrew Young, Amplify Blog, Anderson Sainci, Andrea Young, Case Foundation, Center for Public Leadership, Cheryl Dorsey, City Year, CNN, Courtney Cogburn, Dana O'Donovan, Daniel Shoy, David Gergen, DAVID STROH, DC, Deloitte, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, East Lake Foundation, echoing green, Eliza Greenberg, Forward Impact, Funders, Gathering of Leaders, GEEARS, George Lakoff, Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Student, Harvard Kennedy School, Jessamyn Shams-Lau, JOE MCCANNON, Lee Foley, Marco Davis, maria teresa kumar, Michaela Angela Davis, Monitor Institute, Policy, Rebecca Onie, Shawn Bohen, Sheila Herrling, Tulaine Montgomery, University of California, venture philanthropy, voto latino, Yale University, Year Up

#AdvanceEquity: International Women's Day

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on Mar 8, 2017 3:36:35 PM


In celebration of International Women's Day, March 8th, we'd like to honor all of the women social entrepreneurs in our portfolio and the amazing work that they do every day to help America on its journey towards a more equitable society.

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Tags: Beyond 12, education, GirlTrek, Health Leads, International Women's Day, LEAP Innovations, New Teacher Center, Pay For Success, philanthropy, Poverty, Roca, Samasource, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Achievement Network, #AdvanceEquity, All Our Kin, Amplify Blog, College, College Advising Corps, Educators 4 Excellence, Green City Force, LIFT, PowerMyLearning, Single Stop, Social Innovation Fund, The Young Peoples Project, Turnaround for Children, UnboundED, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, Women Entrepreneurs, Women's Accelerator, YouthBuild

#AdvanceEquity: Women's Equality Day

Posted by Admin on Aug 26, 2016 3:13:49 PM




In celebration of Women's Equality Day (August 26th, 2016) we would like to take a moment to honor all of the women social entrepreneurs in our portfolio and the amazing work that they do every day to help America on its journey towards a more equitable society.

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Tags: Beyond 12, Ellen Moir, GirlTrek, Health Leads, inequality, Jessica Sager, Kate Gerson, LEAP, Leila Janah, Lisbeth Shepherd, Molly Baldwin, MORA SEGAL, New Teacher Center, Nicole Hurd, Organizations, Pamela Cantor, Phyllis Lockett, Roca, Samasource, T. Morgan Dixon, The Achievement Network, #AdvanceEquity, Alexandra Bernadotte, Algebra Project, All Our Kin, Amplify Blog, anet, AP, Christy Reeves, College Advising Corps, Dorothy Stoneman, Elisabeth Stock, GCF, Green City Force, Kirsten Lodal, LEAP Innovation, LIFT, Maisha Moses, PowerMyLearning, Rebecca Onie, Single Stop, The Young Peoples Project, Turnaround for Children, UnboundED, Vanessa Garrison, Women's Accelerator, YouthBuild, YPP

Presidential 2016: Leveraging Policy to Address the Needs of Today’s Students

Posted by America Forward on Jun 2, 2016 12:58:13 PM





The following post was written by Jessica Crawford, America Forward Director of Strategic Partnerships and Sarah Groh, America Forward Manager

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Tags: Beyond 12, Congress, Learning Difference, Learning Disabilities, president, Sarah Groh, ADHD, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Dyslexia, Federal Funding, Financial Aid, Jessica Crawford, Single Stop, YouthBuild USA

Presidential 2016: A High-Tech, High-Touch Approach to Improving College Success

Posted by America Forward on May 26, 2016 11:00:53 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 Alex Bernadotte, Founder and CEO of Beyond 12, about leveraging data, technology, and coaching to increase college persistence and success among first-generation college students.

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Tags: Beyond 12, K-12, Alex Bernadotte, America Forward Coalition, College, Data, Technology, Workforce, Dartmouth

Take 5: "How To Help Kids In Poverty Adjust To The Stability Of School After Break" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 7, 2016 4:08:50 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Beyond 12, GirlTrek, Inside Philanthropy, Jessica Sager, Kelly Cutler, Leila Janah, Lisbeth Shepherd, NPR, Poverty, Sama Group, Social Innovation News, T. Morgan Dixon, 2016, Accelerator Program, Alexandra Bernadotte, All Our Kin, Amplify Blog, EdSurge, Green City Force, Maisha Moses, teaching, The Huffington Post, The Young Peoples Project, Vanessa Garrison, venture philanthropy, Winter Break

7 Extraordinary Women Finish New Profit's Inaugural Accelerator Program

Posted by Admin on Jan 7, 2016 1:43:03 PM


New Profit’s Accelerator is a one-year program designed to accelerate the potential of extraordinary female social entrepreneurs and the impact of their organizations. The inaugural cohort was made up of 7 amazing social entrepreneurs – Jessica Sager of All Our Kin, Alexandra Bernadotte of Beyond 12, T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison of GirlTrek, Lisbeth Shepherd of Green City Force, Leila Janah of Sama Group, and Maisha Moses of The Young People’s Project. Over the past year, these seven female social entrepreneurs formed a cohort and received insider access to New Profit tools, resources, and networks in addition to a one-time gift of up to $50K. The group recently came together for the finale of the New Profit Accelerator pilot. The following post is an account of the event from Kelly Cutler, Associate Partner on the Portfolio Team, New Profit's Accelerator lead.

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Tags: Beyond 12, Cosmopolitan Club, GirlTrek, Jessica Sager, Kelly Cutler, Leila Janah, Lisbeth Shepherd, Montgomery Bus Boycott, New York City, Rosa Parks, Sama Group, T. Morgan Dixon, Accelerator Program, Alexandra Bernadotte, All Our Kin, Amplify Blog, Green City Force, Maisha Moses, Social Justice, The Young Peoples Project, Vanessa Garrison, venture philanthropy

Kirsten Lodal, Co-Founder and CEO of LIFT, to Receive 2015 John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award

Posted by Admin on Nov 4, 2015 11:27:55 AM


Last week, Kirsten Lodal, Co-Founder and CEO of LIFT, a New Profit Innovation Fund portfolio organization dedicated to providing holistic social services to those struggling with poverty, was named one of this year’s recipients of the John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award. The awards will be presented by Congressman Joe Kennedy III on November 12, 2015 during a private ceremony at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

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Tags: announcements, Beyond 12, Google Hangout, Harvard University, Harvard University's Institute of Politics, Jack Schlossberg, JFK, John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awardd, New Profit Innovation Fund, NPIF, #OpportunityRedefined, Organizations, Poverty, Alex Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Congressman Joe Kennedy III, Harvard, Harvart University's John F. Kennedy School of Gov, Joe Kennedy III, John F. Kennedy, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, maria teresa kumar, Pete Buttigieg, venture philanthropy, voto latino