#NPGathering16 Bold Bet Recap: Todd Rogers, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School

Posted by Admin on Sep 28, 2017 9:58:43 AM

How Behavioral Science Plus Unexpected, Scalable Platforms Can Drive Student Success, 2014

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Tags: Big Bets, Chronic Absenteeism, In Class Today, Massive Online Open Courses, MOOCs, Online Universities, Public Policy, Scalable Platforms, Amplify Blog, Behavioral Science, Harvard Kennedy School, Social Sector, Study Supporter, The Gathering, Todd Rogers

Take 5: "Making Big Bets for Social Change" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 17, 2015 2:55:52 PM

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

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Tags: Big Bets, Greg Ericksen, Homeless, Homeless Vetereans, Michelle Obama, Organizations, social change, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Franklin Project, The Huff Post, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, College Summit, Common Core, Common Core State Standards, EdWeek, First Lady Michelle Obama, FLOTUS, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy, Veterans

Nominate a Social Problem Solver for 2015 NationSwell AllStars Award

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jun 9, 2015 4:43:05 PM

Announcing a great opportunity for all social innovators!

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Tags: $10, announcements, Big Bets, Changemakers, #NationSwellAllStar, NBCUniversal, #nbcuopenpossibilities, social change, social innovation, Social Innovation News, AllStar, Amplify Blog, Award, NationSwell, The Huffington Post, Time

Vote Now! Understood.org and Teach For America Nominated for Webby Awards

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Apr 22, 2015 11:26:46 AM

Two great organizations from our network, Understood.org and Teach For America, have been nominated for prestigious Webby Awards ,which honor the best creative work on the Internet in categories including Websites, Mobile, Social, Advertising and Online Film and Video.

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Tags: announcements, Big Bets, Organizations, Reimagine Learning Fund, Teach For America, Amplify Blog, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, TFA, understood.org, Webby Award

Take 5: "Overcoming Poverty's Damage to Learning" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Apr 17, 2015 12:12:08 PM

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Tags: Big Bets, Education on Tap, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, HELP, Navy SEAL, nonacademic skills, OneGoal, Organizations, Pamela Cantor, Reach Higher, Social Innovation News, Teach For America, The Daily Show, The Mission Continues, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Eric Greitens, esea, Every Child Achieves Act, Micelle Obama, Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committ, The New York Times, TriplePundit, Turnaround for Children

#NPGathering15: Bets on Transformative Change (Part Three)

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Mar 26, 2015 12:43:06 PM

We had a great first day at the #NPGathering15! So much good dialogue. So many big things to think about. So much collaborating still to be done. We're full of energy and we believe day two is going to be equally, if not more, powerful.

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Tags: Big Bets, impact genome project, impact measurement, jason saul, marlene ibsen, New Profit, Organizations, predictive data, social entrepreneurship, social impact, social innovation, Amplify Blog, Gathering of Leaders, Mission Measurement, Thoughts and Approaches, travelers foundation

VIDEO: NationSwell "Big Bets" Spotlights Nick Ehrmann and Blue Engine

Posted by Admin on Jul 14, 2014 3:15:01 PM

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Tags: Big Bets, Nick Ehrmann, Amplify Blog, Blue Engine, NationSwell

VIDEO: NationSwell "Big Bets" Spotlights Dr. Pamela Cantor and Turnaround for Children

Posted by Admin on Jun 30, 2014 11:47:56 AM

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Tags: Big Bets, Dr. Pamela Cantor, Social Innovation News, NationSwell, Thoughts and Approaches, Turnaround for Children, Fortified Environments

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 6/23/14

Posted by Admin on Jun 23, 2014 3:35:44 PM

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

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Tags: Big Bets, Pamela Cantor, social impact, Social Innovation News, ABC, Alan Khazei, NationSwell, New Profit Staff, Technology, Turnaround for Children, Vox, YouthBuild, Be the Change, GradNation, Libby Nelson, lisa jackson, Fortified environements, Senator Susan Collins, text messages

VIDEO: NationSwell "Big Bets" Spotlights Alan Khazei and Be The Change, Inc.

Posted by Admin on Jun 23, 2014 3:19:26 PM

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Tags: Be The Change Inc., Big Bets, Organizations, Social Innovation News, Alan Khazei, NationSwell, Thoughts and Approaches