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New Profit, John Legend's FREE AMERICA, and Bank of America announce First 'Unlocked Futures' Entrepreneurs

Posted by Admin on Dec 5, 2017 9:34:58 AM

Backed by Grammy Winner and activist John Legend’s FREEAMERICA, New Profit, and Bank of America, Unlocked Futures supports social entrepreneurs impacted by the criminal justice system

December 5, 2017 (U.S.) - Eight entrepreneurs from across America who founded mission-driven organizations focused on criminal justice system reform have been selected to be part of the first cohort of the Unlocked Futures accelerator program. Both for-profit and nonprofit models are represented in the first cohort, and the entrepreneurs will receive capacity building funding and support to grow the impact and reach of their organizations, behind a shared goal of ending mass incarceration in America.

The entrepreneurs, who were featured in a just-released video (see below) and an article in Fast Company, are:

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Tags: John Legend, Bank of America, Deloitte, freeamerica, Grammy, unlocked futures

#ProBonoWeek Video Appreciation for Deloitte

Posted by Admin on Oct 27, 2017 4:15:03 PM

Left to right: Deloitte's Shawon Jackson, Anna Muoio, Allen Ludgate, Dana O'Donovan, Delicia Jones, and Joanna Burleson.

Since 2013, New Profit has collaborated with Deloitte Consulting LLC to do something rare and extraordinarily valuable in the nonprofit sector: provide nonprofits and other social impact organizations with the caliber of strategic support that Fortune 500 companies can access to build and scale their companies and products.

Our goal together has always been to help innovative ideas, leaders, and organizations break through and change lives, communities, and systems at scale. Our collaboration is built on an incredible platform of shared passion for social impact and commitment to the leaders and staff that are on the front lines of social change across America.

Today, as #ProBonoWeek comes to a close and on behalf of our community of changemakers, we want to say, "THANK YOU, DELOITTE!"

Thank you for the staff time, the resources, the expertise, and for being there for us. Thank you, Steven Jennings and Michael Canning, for your leadership and stewardship on New Profit's Board of Directors.

Below are New Profit grantee-partner organizations that have recieved support from Deloitte-New Profit strategy teams since 2013.

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Tags: Deloitte, #ProBono

Take 5: "Deloitte's Radical Attempt to Reframe Diversity" and More

Posted by Admin on Aug 3, 2017 4:42:12 PM


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

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Tags: education, fundraising, harvard business review, Innovation, leadership, nonprofit, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Deloitte, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Early Learning, Fast Forward, Take 5, The New York Times

#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

#NPGoL: Firestarters

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on Mar 7, 2017 10:12:36 AM


We're excited to continue our firestarter sessions, as we have in past Gatherings, to energize the room before jumping into our plenaries. Stay up to date on all of our discussions via our live stream.

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Tags: education, #NPGoL, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, Deloitte, Gathering of Leaders, teaching, Technology, The Gathering of Leaders, venture philanthropy

#NPGoL: Philanthropy Powering Up

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on Mar 2, 2017 1:30:38 PM


Our second day of the Gathering began with an amazing discussion focused on diversity, equity and inclusion as it pertains to the efforts of funders and fundraisers. These two sessions focused on the urgency within the funder and fundraiser communities to drive impact. Stay up to date on all of our discussions via our live stream.

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Tags: education, #NPGoL, Pay For Success, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, College, Deloitte, Gathering of Leaders, teaching, Technology, The Gathering of Leaders, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy

#NPGoL: Systems Entrepreneurship Puts Together All the Pieces

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on Mar 2, 2017 1:30:03 PM


What is systems entrepreneurship? What does it look like in action? How does it relate to the work of building an organization? To policy-advocacy? To creating social movements? And who’s a systems leader, anyway? Stay up to date on all of our discussions via our live stream.

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Tags: education, #NPGoL, Pay For Success, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, College, Deloitte, Gathering of Leaders, teaching, Technology, The Gathering of Leaders, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy

#NPGoL: High-Performing Communities and the Real Deal: Entrepreneurs, Innovators and American Renewal

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on Mar 2, 2017 8:02:23 AM


What’s going on where communities are working- recovering, taking on their challenges, and sustaining, and being sustained by, civic institutions and democratic norms? And where do entrepreneurship and innovation come into the picture? Stay up to date on all of our discussions via our live stream.

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Tags: education, #NPGoL, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, College, Deloitte, Gathering of Leaders, teaching, Technology, The Gathering of Leaders, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy

#NPGoL: What’s Different About Now?

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on Mar 2, 2017 8:01:49 AM


What’s different now? How did we get here? What happens next, and what can social change makers do about it? Stay up to date on all of our discussions via our live stream.

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Tags: education, #NPGoL, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, College, Deloitte, Gathering of Leaders, teaching, Technology, The Gathering of Leaders, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy

#NPGoL: Metaphors, Misses, Missions, Megaphones: Unlocking the (Communicative) Power of Social Innovators

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on Mar 2, 2017 8:01:22 AM


Following our awe-inspiring kickoff plenary is our second plenary of the day- focused on metaphors and unlocking the communicative power of social innovators. To successfully turn our ideas into fruition, as social innovators we need to master the skill of communication- and reshape the public perception of real progress. Alan Jenkins, of Opportunity Agenda, and George Lakoff, of the University of California, led a discussion on the value of communication, and it’s purpose in the social entrepreneurial space. Stay up to date on all of our discussions via our live stream.

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Tags: education, #NPGoL, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, Deloitte, Gathering of Leaders, teaching, Technology, The Gathering of Leaders, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy