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Take 5: "Shifting Philanthropy from Charity to Justice" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 11, 2017 3:41:08 PM


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

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Tags: Big Brothers Big Sisters, Charity, inequality, Justice, LIFT Communities, Michelle Obama, National Mentoring Month, NPR, philanthropy, social impact, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Text, Amplify Blog, College, first lady, LIFT, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "‘Islands’ That Separate Education Haves From Have-Nots" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 18, 2016 2:25:11 PM


Read about the five social innovation links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: Beat the Odds Summit, Blue-Collar, Brookings, City Connects, Communities In Schools, Community Schools, EdBuild, Mashable, Mental Health, Michelle Obama, NPR, Poverty, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Achievement Gaps, Amplify Blog, Apple, Disability, Eye to Eye, first lady, Say Yes to Education, white house

Take 5: "Become A Social Entrepreneur Without Leaving Your Day Job" And More...

Posted by Admin on Feb 24, 2016 2:57:11 PM




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Tags: Michelle Obama, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Amplify Blog, Teach For All, TechCrunch, The Huffington Post, Twitter, venture philanthropy, Wendy Kopp

Take 5: J.B. Schramm answers "Is college still relevant?" And More...

Posted by Admin on Jan 22, 2016 12:26:32 PM



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Tags: Bloomberg, CBS, education, Howard University, leadership, LinkedIn, Michelle Obama, Rhonda Broussard, silicon valley, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Entrepreneurship, mindfulness, Technology, venture philanthropy

The Five Things You Need to Know About the State of the Union Address

Posted by America Forward on Jan 12, 2016 2:35:20 PM


When will the President deliver the State of the Union?

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Tags: Congress, Economy, House of Representatives, House Speaker, immigration, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Michelle Obama, National Security, NPR, Paul Ryan, president, President Barack Obama, State of the Union, Amazon, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, first lady, Governor Nikki Haley, Gun Control, SOTU, Supreme Court, U.S. Capitol, venture philanthropy, Vice-President, Vice President Joe Biden

Take 5: "Making Big Bets for Social Change" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 17, 2015 2:55:52 PM


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

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Tags: Big Bets, Greg Ericksen, Homeless, Homeless Vetereans, Michelle Obama, Organizations, social change, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Franklin Project, The Huff Post, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, College Summit, Common Core, Common Core State Standards, EdWeek, First Lady Michelle Obama, FLOTUS, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy, Veterans

Take 5: "Can This Save Early Childhood Education?" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 27, 2015 3:24:55 PM


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

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Tags: 1st-Gen, Beating the Odds Summit, Brown University, Center for New York City Affairs at the New School, College Prep, Latinos, Liberals, literacy, Manuel Contreras, Math, Michelle Obama, New York City, NYC, President Barack Obama, Psychology, Reading Aloud, science, Scientific Method, SIB, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, the New School, Amplify Blog, Conservatives, Dominic Massaro, Early Learning, EdSource, First Generation, first lady, First Lady Michelle Obama, NBC News, Santa Cruz, Social Impact Bonds, Social Sector, The Daily Beast, University of California, White House Summit, WNYC

Take 5: "If You Could Build Any School, What Would You Build?" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on May 1, 2015 4:36:26 PM


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Tags: ChalkBeat, College Signing Day, J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation, Michelle Obama, Organizations, Pay For Success, social impact, Social Innovation News, Achievement First, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Early Learning, EdSurge, first lady, Pritzker Children’s Initiative, The Century Foundation, The Huffington Post, Wayne State University

Take 5: "Thinking Differently About 2015" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 21, 2015 10:05:29 AM


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Tags: LinkedIn, Michelle Obama, Organizations, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, State of the Union, Teach For America, America Forward Coalition, Educators 4 Excellence, SOTU, The Huffington Post, Thinking Differently, Vanessa Kirsch, white house, Anthony Mendez, State of the Classroom, University of Hartford

Debra Eschmeyer Appointed to White House Position!

Posted by Admin on Jan 9, 2015 12:09:12 PM

Some big news from one of our portfolio organizations! Debra Eschmeyer, co-founder and Vice President of External Affairs for FoodCorps, has been appointed Executive Director of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative, and as the President’s Policy Advisor on Nutrition, a role previously held by Sam Kass.

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Tags: announcements, FoodCorps, Michelle Obama, Organizations, Debra Eschmeyer, Let's Move!, Policy Advisor on Nutrition, Sam Kass