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
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
In 2016, our groundbreaking collaboration with Deloitte made a real difference for social entrepreneurs, organizations, and other problem solvers in our community. Below is a recap of some of the highlights from last year. We are so excited about what's to come in 2017!
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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.
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
Amazing work is being done in the New Profit community every day! Here are some recent highlights from our game changing organizations, partners, and friends.
Tags: City Connects, FoodCorps, KIPP, New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Organizations, Roca, Achievement Network, #AdvanceEquity, Amplify Blog, anet, College Possible, Educators 4 Excellence, Family Independence Initiative, FII, Gerald Chertavian, LIFT, venture philanthropy, YearUp
Last week we launched #AdvanceEquity, a new digital dialogue series about equity, inclusion, and social impact. #AdvanceEquity is a digital build-out of 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.
Tags: Boston, Boston Public Schools, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, #AdvanceEquity, Amplify Blog, College Possible, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, The Washington Post, venture philanthropy
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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.
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:
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