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Take 5: "Year Up Matches Urban Youth to a Hungry Job Market" and more...

Posted by Admin on May 24, 2017 3:30:13 PM


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

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Tags: Alexander Kopelman, Carlos Gonzalez, Childhood Trauma, Children & Authenticity Conference, Citizen Schools, Latinos for Education, New Profit, NPR, Preschool, Reimagine Learning Fund, Social Innovation News, The National Institute for Early Education Researc, ACE, Amplify Blog, Children's Art Guild, The Christian Science Monitor, The Post Star, venture philanthropy, Year Up

Take 5: "Nation's Report Card Finds Mixed Grades For U.S. Students In Visual Arts, Music" And More...

Posted by Admin on Apr 25, 2017 3:41:37 PM


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

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Tags: Citizen Schools, education, NPR, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Amplify Blog, College, Technology, The New York Times, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "The Science of Adversity" and more...

Posted by Admin on Mar 6, 2017 5:02:39 PM


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

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Tags: adversity, Affordable Housing, Citizen Schools, CityLab, Houston, Impact Investing, low income, Pamela Cantor, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Texas, The Future of Learning, Affordable Housing Shortage, AmeriCorps Teaching Fellow, Amplify Blog, Diego Bermjo, Freedom at Work, Freedom at Work Talks, Sam Chaltain, school, Sugar Grove Academy, teaching, Turnaround for Children, Violence, WorldBlu

The Beat Goes On: Social Innovation through Collaboration

Posted by Admin on Oct 27, 2016 2:36:09 PM


On October 19th, 2016, 34 members of our Practitioner Community and 14 New Profit Deal Partners and staff convened in Boston, MA for the annual practitioner’s working group “The Beat Goes On: Social Innovation through Collaboration.”

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Tags: Branching Minds, CAST, Citizen Schools, City Connects, New Teacher Center, Practitioner Community, Reimagine Learning Fund, Teach For America, Achievement Network, all means all, Amplify Blog, anet, Big Picture Learning, City Year, Eye to Eye, New Classrooms, PowerMyLearning, The Rhythm of Change, Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, Turnaround for Children, Vantage Partners

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: 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

Vanessa Kirsch: Our New Partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Posted by Vanessa Kirsch on Nov 9, 2015 10:44:07 AM


The following is a letter from Vanessa Kirsch, founder and CEO of New Profit.

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Tags: announcements, Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Citizen Schools, College-Ready Education, Corporation for National and Community Services, Freelancers Union, Health Leads, Jumpstart, KIPP, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, MLT, New Profit Innovation Fund, NPIF, Organizations, Presidential Briefing Book, social entrepreneurship, Teach For America, 2016 Election, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, focus funds, Gates Foundation, LIFT, Melinda Gates, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, The Gathering, The Gathering of Leaders, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, Year Up

Take 5: "A High-Stakes Education" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 4, 2015 1:48:00 PM


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

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Tags: Citizen Schools, Classes, Disadvantaged Citizens, education, Forbes, Global Education Systems, Homework, John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award, low income, Low-Income Neighborhoods, New Profit Innovation Fund, NPIF, Opportunity Gap, Organizations, Poverty, Real Clear Education, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Child Trends, Education System, educators, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, Prison, The New York Times, venture philanthropy, Workforce

Budget Debate: Preserving Innovation and Evidence in Education Funding

Posted by Lexi Barrett on Nov 2, 2015 9:45:38 AM


The following blog post was written by Lexi Barrett, Policy Director, America Forward.

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Tags: Citizen Schools, Congress, government, i3, Impact, Investing in Innovation, Math, RCT, Scale, science, STEM, The Hill, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, College Possible, Engineering, Evidence Based, Federal Funding, Lexi Barrett, Randomized Control Trial, Technology, venture philanthropy

SPOTLIGHTING EXTRAORDINARY WORK IN THE NEW PROFIT COMMUNITY

Posted by Admin on Aug 27, 2015 2:42:09 PM


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

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Tags: Cambridge College, Christopher Gavigan, Citizen Schools, FoodCorps, Glamour Magazine, Google, Google Hangout, Honest, Jessica Alba, KIPP, KIPP School Summit 2015, Leila Janah, Noel Webster, Organizations, Rachael Ray, Sama Group, Samasource, State Street Corporation, TBT, Teaching Fellow, Accelerator Program, Africa, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, Atalia Castro, KIPP Houston, maria teresa kumar, Stephanie Pinto, The Honest Company, The New York Times, The Rachael Ray Show, Throwback Thursday, venture philanthropy, voto latino, Year Up