Take 5: LIFT Awarded in BridgeBuilder Challenge and More

Posted by Admin on Aug 4, 2017 1:55:54 PM

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

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Tags: BridgeBuilder, Brookings, education, Forbes, Impact Engine, Impact Investing, LIFT-Chicago, Molly Baldwin, OpenIDEO, opportunity, philanthropy, Recidivism, Roca, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Entrepreneurship, GHR Foundation, learning, LIFT, MIT, Progress, Technology

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

#AdvanceEquity: International Women's Day

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on Mar 8, 2017 3:36:35 PM

In celebration of International Women's Day, March 8th, we'd like 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, education, GirlTrek, Health Leads, International Women's Day, LEAP Innovations, New Teacher Center, Pay For Success, philanthropy, Poverty, Roca, Samasource, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Achievement Network, #AdvanceEquity, All Our Kin, Amplify Blog, College, College Advising Corps, Educators 4 Excellence, Green City Force, LIFT, PowerMyLearning, Single Stop, Social Innovation Fund, The Young Peoples Project, Turnaround for Children, UnboundED, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, Women Entrepreneurs, Women's Accelerator, YouthBuild

Top 5 Highlights from our Deloitte Collaboration in 2016

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Jan 4, 2017 11:40:37 AM

In 2016, our groundbreaking collaboration with Deloitte made a real difference for social entrepreneurs, organizations, and other problem solvers in our community. Below is a recap of some of the highlights from last year. We are so excited about what's to come in 2017!

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Tags: announcements, Becker College, Board of Directors, Educators for Excellence, First Place for Youth, JOANNA BURLESON, Match Education, Mike Canning, Muhammad Yunus, New Leaders, New Teacher Center, Organizations, Roca, social entrepreneurship, social impact, social innovation, Steven Jennings, Amplify Blog, College Possible, Dana O'Donovan, Deloitte, Deloitte Foundation, Deloitte National Case Competition, Doug Marshall, Enlearn, Eye to Eye, Food Corps

#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


Posted by Admin on Aug 17, 2016 3:46:57 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: City Connects, FoodCorps, KIPP, New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Organizations, Roca, Achievement Network, #AdvanceEquity, Amplify Blog, anet, College Possible, Educators 4 Excellence, Family Independence Initiative, FII, Gerald Chertavian, LIFT, venture philanthropy, YearUp

Roca 101 [VIDEO]

Posted by Admin on Aug 17, 2016 3:39:05 PM

"Roca’s mission is to disrupt the cycle of incarceration and poverty by helping young people transform their lives. Since 1988, Roca has worked with the highest risk young people in communities across Massachusetts. Today, Roca works with nearly 700 young men, ages 17-24, each year from 21 communities out of its offices in Chelsea, Boston, Springfield and Lynn, MA.

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Tags: Organizations, Pay For Success, Randomize Control Trial, Recidivism, Roca, Amplify Blog, CJS, Criminal Justice Reform, Massachusetts, Social Impact Bonds, Youth Workers

Presidential 2016: Social Innovators Play a Vital Role in Addressing our Nation's Most Pressing Challenges

Posted by America Forward on Apr 19, 2016 11:12:49 AM

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Tags: Beyond12, education, Government Efficiency, Juanita Tolliver, K-12, Pay For Success, Poverty Alleviation, Roca, social innovation, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Criminal Justice Reform, Family Independence Initiative, FII, Presidential, Third Sector Capital Partners, workforce development, Youth Development

Job Opportunities in the New Profit Network

Posted by Admin on Feb 17, 2016 11:37:38 AM

Amazing work is being done in the New Profit community every day! Interested in joining in? Here are some open job opportunities with our awesome portfolio organizations, as well as a few right here at New Profit:

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Tags: Health Leads, iMentor, Innovate Public Schools, Job Postings, KIPP, Leading Educators, MLT, Organizations, Roca, The Mission Continues, Acelero Learning, Achievement Network, Amplify Blog, anet, AVANCE, College Possible, College Summit, E4E, Educators 4 Excellence, Enlearn, LIFT, New Classrooms, peer health exchange, Third Sector Capital Partners, venture philanthropy, Youth Build


Posted by Admin on Dec 1, 2015 4:44:03 PM

It’s that time of year again, the season of giving, and what better way to kick it off than participating in Giving Tuesday? Several of our amazing New Profit portfolio organizations are participating today. Check them out and consider making them part of your Giving Tuesday donations:

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Tags: education, First Place for Youth, FoodCorps, Health Leads, iMentor, KIPP, Organizations, Peace First, Roca, The Mission Continues, Amplify Blog, AVANCE, College Advising Corps, College Summit, E4E, Educators 4 Excellence, First Place, Giving Tuesday, LIFT, peer health exchange, Single Stop, Turnaround, Turnaround for Children, venture philanthropy, YouthBuild USA