Tags: Boston, Changemakers, Chicago, chronicle, Classroom, education, Higher Education, Joel Rose, kids, New York City, nonprofit, passionate, Public Schools, Scholars, social entrepreneurship, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, back 2 school, Department of Education, Early Learning, Take 5, Teach to One, teaching, Test Scores, underperforming, venture philanthropy
This is the second part of a two-part guest post by Alexander Kopelman, President and CEO at Children’s Art Guild, that explores the role of authenticity in children’s development and education. Many of the ideas emerged at the inaugural Children & Authenticity Conference. The 2017 Children & Authenticity Conference: Exploring the Heart of Education will take place on October 22-23 in New York City.
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Tags: High School, New York City, NPR, Pre-K, Sarah Groh, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy
What is Faces of New Profit? It’s a spotlight on members of the New Profit community, why they do what they do, and who they are. This week, we talk to Eliza Greenberg…
Tags: A Christmas Story, Boston, Cesar Chavez, Homeless, Hunger and Homeless Agency, Kelly Cutler, Mayor Menino, New Profit Innovation Fund, New York City, Pessimist, Amplify Blog, Eliza Greenberg, Faces of New Profit, New Profit Staff, Social Justice, Studs Terkel, Vanessa Kirsch
Earlier this summer, we launched #AdvanceEquity, a new digital dialogue series about equity, inclusion, and social impact. #AdvanceEquity is a digital build-out 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: education, Freshman, health care, Higher Education, Jahana Hayes, John F. Kennedy High School, K-12, LISC, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, New York City, Pay For Success, Personalized Learning, PFS, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, CDFI, Community Development Financial Institution, EdSurge, getting smart, Principal, teaching, Technology, venture philanthropy
New Profit’s Accelerator is a one-year program designed to accelerate the potential of extraordinary female social entrepreneurs and the impact of their organizations. The inaugural cohort was made up of 7 amazing social entrepreneurs – Jessica Sager of All Our Kin, Alexandra Bernadotte of Beyond 12, T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison of GirlTrek, Lisbeth Shepherd of Green City Force, Leila Janah of Sama Group, and Maisha Moses of The Young People’s Project. Over the past year, these seven female social entrepreneurs formed a cohort and received insider access to New Profit tools, resources, and networks in addition to a one-time gift of up to $50K. The group recently came together for the finale of the New Profit Accelerator pilot. The following post is an account of the event from Kelly Cutler, Associate Partner on the Portfolio Team, New Profit's Accelerator lead.
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Tags: Benjamin Darrow, Ford Foundation, Google, homelessness, MindShift, New Teacher Center, New York City, NYC, Ohio School of the Air, Online Courses, Openai, Organizations, Personalized Learning, Sam Altman, Social Innovation News, The Mission Continues, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, EdSurge, Elon Musk, Facebook, Fast Company, MOOC, teaching, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy, Veterans
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