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#AdvanceEquity: Women's Equality Day

Posted by Admin on Aug 26, 2016 3:13:49 PM




In celebration of Women's Equality Day (August 26th, 2016) we would like to take a moment to honor all of the women social entrepreneurs in our portfolio and the amazing work that they do every day to help America on its journey towards a more equitable society.

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Tags: Beyond 12, Ellen Moir, GirlTrek, Health Leads, inequality, Jessica Sager, Kate Gerson, LEAP, Leila Janah, Lisbeth Shepherd, Molly Baldwin, MORA SEGAL, New Teacher Center, Nicole Hurd, Organizations, Pamela Cantor, Phyllis Lockett, Roca, Samasource, T. Morgan Dixon, The Achievement Network, #AdvanceEquity, Alexandra Bernadotte, Algebra Project, All Our Kin, Amplify Blog, anet, AP, Christy Reeves, College Advising Corps, Dorothy Stoneman, Elisabeth Stock, GCF, Green City Force, Kirsten Lodal, LEAP Innovation, LIFT, Maisha Moses, PowerMyLearning, Rebecca Onie, Single Stop, The Young Peoples Project, Turnaround for Children, UnboundED, Vanessa Garrison, Women's Accelerator, YouthBuild, YPP

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Admin on Nov 6, 2015 1:18:48 PM


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.

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Tags: Blended Learning, Cafeteria, CJCC, FoodCorps, Hartford Public Schools, Howard University School of Law, i3, John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award, John Tucker, Kemba Smith, Kim Marshall, New Leaders, New Profit Innovation Fund, Organizations, Peace First, Peacemakers, Public Policy, Reimagine Learning Fund, Social Innovation News, South Warren Elementary, The Office on Returning Citizen Affairs, alumni, Amplify Blog, anet, College Advising Corps, Congressman Joe Kennedy III, Council of Great City Schools, Criminal Justice Reform, David Flink, E4E, Educators 4 Excellence, Eye to Eye, Family Independence Initiative, Farm to School, Female Reentry Leadership Conference, FII, GQ, Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Gov, Kirsten Lodal, Leader Award, LIFT, Paul Griswold, Peace First Prize, Taste Test, teaching, Trinity University, venture philanthropy, W.I.R.E., Women Involved In Reentry

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

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

#OPPORTUNITYREDEFINED: A wrap-up of this month’s conversation on diversity and inclusion

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 31, 2015 9:58:44 AM


We launched our #OpportunityRedefined digital dialogue series recently with hopes of highlighting cutting edge social innovators and provoking bold conversation (and collaboration) about the future of social problem solving.

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Tags: allen blue, Beyond 12, Google, Google Hangout, Google Hangout On Air, LinkedIn, #OpportunityRedefined, Alex Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Behavioral Science, Digital Dialogue, Digital Dialogue Series, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Family Independence Initiative, FII, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, maria teresa kumar, Mia Birdsong, venture philanthropy, voto latino

Take 5: "Building Movements, Not Organizations" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 29, 2015 1:40:57 PM


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

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Tags: Beyond 12, Black, Black Students, Bloomberg, education, KIm Syman, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, NPR, organizations, SAT, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, ACT, Alex Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Criminal Justice Reform, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, George Washington University, GWU, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, maria teresa kumar, Mayor, students, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, venture philanthropy, voto latino, Washington D.C., White, White Students

#OPPORTUNITYREDEFINED: 6 Takeaways from Our Diversity and Inclusion GHO

Posted by Kim Syman on Jul 29, 2015 11:42:33 AM


The following post was written by Kim Syman, Managing Partner, Field Leadership and Early Learning Fund.

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Tags: Beyond 12, #OpportunityRedefined, Organizations, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Alex Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, maria teresa kumar, Thoughts and Approaches, voto latino

Take 5: "The Test That Can Look Into A Child's (Reading) Future" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 21, 2015 1:43:19 PM


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

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Tags: ASD, Beyond 12, Chris Barbic, Collective Action, Corporation for National & Community Service, EducationPost, GED, Google, Google Hangout, Google Hangout On Air, Homeless, Literacy Skill, Medication, Mental Health Care, Northwestern University, NPR, #OpportunityRedefined, Pathways Fund, Social Innovation News, Superintendent of Tennessee’s Achievement School D, Alex Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, maria teresa kumar, Mentally Ill, Miami, Private-Public Partnerships, Reading, Social Innovation Fund, Tennessee’s Achievement School District, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy, voto latino

#OpportunityRedefined Google+ Hangout

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 21, 2015 10:21:14 AM


Last week, we hosted our first #OpportunityRedefined Google+ Hangout featuring Kirsten Lodal of LIFT, Alex Bernadotte of Beyond 12, and Maria Teresa Kumar of Voto Latino. Our panelists discussed how they are pushing the boundaries on social problem solving and, in the process, changing old notions about opportunity in America.

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Tags: Beyond 12, Google, Google Hangout, Google Hangout On Air, #OpportunityRedefined, Alex Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, maria teresa kumar, venture philanthropy, voto latino