Our annual Gathering of Leaders is underway, with social entrepreneurs and their allies in philanthropy, public policy, business, technology, academia, media, and beyond joining us here in Atlanta. We hit the ground running yesterday with a full day of extraordinary panelists and storytellers—check out some of the top tweets from our network.
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Last week we launched #AdvanceEquity, a new digital dialogue series about equity, inclusion, and social impact. #AdvanceEquity is a digital build-out of 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.
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Mia Birdsong is the former Vice President, Family Independence Initiative (FII); and Co-Director of forthcoming Family Story initiative
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