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Take 5: "From Transaction to Collaboration" and More

Posted by Admin on Sep 12, 2017 12:58:46 PM


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

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Tags: Break through, Camelback Ventures, education, Leila Janah, New Profit, Pay For Success, Public Policy, Samasource, Social Innovation News, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Bain Capital, Communities, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Early Learning, Entrepreneurship, gamechangers, leaders, schools, Social Innovation Fund, Systems Change, Take 5, underserved

Roca Founder & CEO Molly Baldwin on Reducing Recidivism

Posted by Admin on Aug 3, 2017 11:00:17 AM


“We also knew that no one really worked with young people who were not ready, willing, or able to participate in a program, or keep a job - those who do not show up. They are angry and left out, they are depressed and often cause harm, and no one wants to spend time with them. This became the whole purpose of our work: show up at Roca ready to participate and we will show you the door; run away from us, tell us to go to hell, and you are in!”

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Tags: at-risk youth, Juvenile Justice, Molly Baldwin, nonprofit, outreach, Pay For Success, Recidivism, Roca, Amplify Blog, Massachusetts, TedX

Take 5: "How Tech Can Maximize Social Impact" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 19, 2017 3:24:08 PM


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Tags: MIT Media Lab, Pay For Success, social impact, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Education Week, eSchool News, Technology, venture philanthropy, Zoran Popovich

Take 5: "Girltrek Founders Discuss the Role of Black Women in the Social Change Movement at TED Talk" and More...

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on Jun 22, 2017 11:01:21 AM


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

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Tags: education, GirlTrek, NPR, Pay For Success, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Accelerator Program, Amplify Blog, College, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, The New York Times, venture philanthropy, Women, Women's Accelerator

Take 5: "When Communities Secede From School Districts, Inequity & Segregation Follow. But 30 States Let It Happen Anyway" and More...

Posted by Admin on Jun 21, 2017 11:16:04 AM


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

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Tags: education, Pay For Success, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, College, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, 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

Gathering Reflection: Dillon Nettles

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on May 1, 2017 12:48:46 PM


“When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lord

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Tags: education, #NPGoL, Pay For Success, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, College, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Gathering of Leaders, Millennial Impact Fellow, teaching, Technology, venture philanthropy

Gathering Reflection: Deonte Bridges

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on May 1, 2017 12:48:14 PM


Thought-provoking, inspiring, and informative are just some of the many words that come to mind when I think about the 13th Annual Gathering of Leaders.

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Tags: education, #NPGoL, Pay For Success, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, Stanford Social Innovation Review, #AdvanceEquity, Amplify Blog, College, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Gathering of Leaders, Millennial Impact Fellow, teaching, venture philanthropy

Gathering Reflection: Anderson Sainci

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on May 1, 2017 12:47:47 PM


I had an outstanding time at the 13th Gathering of Leaders conference. It was great to be in a space with people who have different values, difference experience, but, all share a common goal to make their community a better place for all.

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Tags: education, #NPGoL, Pay For Success, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, #AdvanceEquity, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Gathering of Leaders, Millennial Impact Fellow, teaching, The Gathering of Leaders, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "A Mississippi School District Is Finally Getting Desegregated" And More...

Posted by Admin on Mar 15, 2017 1:07:51 PM


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

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Tags: Caroline Whistler, education, NPR, Pay For Success, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, College, Third Sector Capital Partners, venture philanthropy