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Take 5: "Community Engagement Matters (Now More Than Ever)" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 25, 2017 4:41:40 PM


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

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Tags: Blended Learning, Bloomberg Philanthropies, iNACOL, low income, Patti Harris, Personalized Learning, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Dean Douglas Elmendorf, Dean Nitin Nohria, Harvard, Harvard Kennedy School, Mike Bloomberg, The Hechinger Report, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Beyond Politics: Funding our Future" and more...

Posted by Admin on May 31, 2017 3:04:47 PM


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

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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

Presidential 2016: Making a Global Bridge Year of Service the New Normal

Posted by America Forward on Aug 25, 2016 11:00:28 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 more than 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 Abby Falik, Founder and CEO of Global Citizen Year, about the importance of leveraging service and global bridge year opportunities to prepare today’s youth for college, career, and beyond.

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Tags: Brazil, Malia Obama, NGO, Senegal, Stanford, Teach For America, Abby Falik, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Davis Peace Prize winners, Fulbright Scholars, Global Citizen, Global Citizen Year, Harvard, Peace Corps

It Takes All Kinds…of Teachers

Posted by Admin on May 6, 2016 3:29:53 PM




The following blog post was written by Jane Feinberg, Regional Partnership Lead, Reimagine Learning.

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Tags: Acceleration Academies, Boston, Boston Public Schools, Harvard Business School's Executive Education Prog, Jane Feinberg, Jeff Riley, Lawrence Public Schools, president, Reimagine Learning Fund, Academic Boot Camps, Acceleration Academics, American Dream, Amplify Blog, Harvard, Harvard Business School, Privilege, Superintendent, teaching

Take 5: "How Trauma at Harvard Inspired This Entrepreneur's Startup" And More...

Posted by Admin on Jan 15, 2016 12:18:35 PM


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

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Tags: Charter Schools, education, Hechinger Report, leadership, Medium, NPR, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, STEM, Amplify Blog, BostInno, Computer Science, Early Learning, Harvard, SOTU, Universal Design of Learning, 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

Take 5: "Leveling the Investment Playing Field" and more...

Posted by Admin on Oct 30, 2015 2:30:25 PM


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

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Tags: behavioral economics, Innovate Public Schools, KIPP, Mayor of South Bend, neurobiology, #OpportunityRedefined, Pay For Success, Pete Buttigiea, Psychology, Public Schools, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, achievement gap, Amplify Blog, Behavioral Science, Congressman Joe Kennedy III, East Palo Alto, Entrepreneurs, Harvard, Harvard IOP, Joe Kennedy III, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, Mayor, Social Impact Bonds, Utah, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Teaching Teachers To Teach: It’s Not So Elementary " and more...

Posted by Admin on Oct 26, 2015 4:10:35 PM


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

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Tags: Cherokee Indians, economics, Elementary, Florida, Harvard University, North Carolina, NPR, #OpportunityRedefined, President Barack Obama, Psychology, School of Education, Social Innovation News, standardized test, Teaching Works, The Great Smoky Mountains Study of Youth, Amplify Blog, Deborah Ball, East Lansing, Eastern Band, Elementary School Teacher, Harvard, Jack P. Shonkoff, Michigan, Polk County, Sociology, Special Ed, standardized testing, teaching, The Center on the Developing Child, The New York Times, The Washington Post, University of Michigan, venture philanthropy, Wendy Bradshaw

#OpportunityRedefined: Interview with Jack P. Shonkoff, Director of The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

Posted by Admin on Oct 26, 2015 2:23:58 PM


Earlier this month, we launched the second installment of our digital dialogue series called #OpportunityRedefined, which seeks to lift up amazing leaders and ideas, provoke conversation, and incite boldness in addressing the toughest challenges we face in America.

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Tags: FOI, Frontiers of Innovation, Frontiers of Innovation Initiative, Harvard University, Innovation, #OpportunityRedefined, R&D, social innovation, Adult Workforce Development, Amplify Blog, Community-Based Interventions, Early Learning, Family Support, Harvard, Jack P. Shonkoff, Neuroscience, Phil Fisher, Research and Development, The Center on the Developing Child, University of Oregon, venture philanthropy, Video-Coaching

Take 5: "Overturning The Old Model Of Education" and more...

Posted by Admin on Oct 7, 2015 11:32:19 AM


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

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Tags: Blended Learning, Center On Reinventing Public Education, education, Goldman Sachs, High School, Kindergarten, NPR, Pay For Success, Pre-K, Prime, Public School, SAT, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, ACT, Amplify Blog, Boston Latin, Boston Public Library, CJS, College, Criminal Justice Reform, Data General, DEC, EdSurge, Federal Prison, Freedom, Harvard, Municipal Public Library, Preschools, Prison, standardized testing, Tech Start-Ups, Technology, The Boston Globe, The Salt Lake Tribune, United Way, United Way of Salt Lake, Utah, venture philanthropy, Wang