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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

Take 5: "Reimagining Abandoned Schools " and more...

Posted by Admin on Dec 2, 2015 12:14:57 PM


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

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Tags: Elementary and Secondary Education Act, San Francisco, silicon valley, Social Innovation News, Startup Accelerator, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, esea, FORTUNE, venture philanthropy

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Admin on Oct 22, 2015 1:35:43 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: ACF, Africa Business Fellowship, Breakfast, California, Child Nutrition Act, Christina Trampota, Elementary Schools, FoodCorps, History, Innovative Leader, K-12, KIPP, Latino Community, Leila Janah, Literature, MLT, Multilingual, Narratives, Organizations, Philanthropist, president, President Barack Obama, Rio Grande Valley, Samasource, ScholarJob, Seeds, silicon valley, St. Paul Public Schools, The Milken Institute, Accelerator Program, Administration for Children and Families, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, anet, AVANCE, CareMessage, College Advising Corps, College Summit, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, E4E, Edgar Gonzalez, Educators 4 Excellence, Entrepreneur, Federal, Financial Education, Four Vital Behaviors for Success and Sustainabilit, Generation, Maetzin Saenz, Michigan, New York, Read, Reading, School Lunch Program, Strive Masiyiwa, students, Technology, the African Leadership Network, The New York Times, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, venture philanthropy, vineet singal, Visa, white house, White House Town Hall on Educational Excellence fo, workforce development, YouthBuild, YouthBuild Charter School of California

'Engineers Wanted: No Degree Required' By Robbie Bach

Posted by Admin on Oct 16, 2015 12:48:33 PM


The following guest post was written by Robbie Bach, former President of Entertainment & Devices Division at Microsoft and driving force behind the launch of Xbox. Bach recently joined New Profit for a fireside chat about his new book "Xbox Revisited" and how lessons from the video game business can be applied to social problem solving.

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Tags: Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Civic Engineering, code.org, Electrical Engineers, Engineer, Hadi Partovi, Jeff Raikes, Jim Clark, Math, Mechanical Engineers, Merriam-Webster Dictionary, Navy SEAL, New Profit, Organizations, Robbie Bach, science, silicon valley, Simpson-Bowles Commission, STEM, Alan Simpson, Amplify Blog, Analytic Tools, Army of Civic Engineers, Civil Engineers, Communications Techniques, Engineering, Erskine Bowles, Geekdom, Gerald Chertavian, Leadership Attributes, Navy Seal Team, Social Problem Solving, Software Engineers, Technical Skills, Technology, Technology-Driven Economy, The Raikes Foundation, Thoughts and Approaches, Tricia Raikes, Vanessa Kirsch, Video Games, XBox, Xbox Revisited, Year Up

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Admin on Oct 5, 2015 3:02:02 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: BU, HandUp, Henry Wilde, Hispanics, Homeless, Ime Archibong, LIFT Communities, Math, MLT, Moneythink, Organizations, Peace First, Personalized Learning, Poverty, silicon valley, social entrepreneurship, Stanford, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, The Mission Continues, Acelero Learning, Amplify Blog, AVANCE, Boston University, College Advising Corps, Cycle of Poverty, Facebook, Family Independence Initiative, FII, Financial Literacy, LIFT, Maria Peña, New Classrooms, Stanford University, Teach to One, The Elfenworks Foundation, venture philanthropy, Veterans, white house, White House Initiative on Education Excellence for

Take 5: "America’s Poverty Problem Hasn’t Changed" and more...

Posted by Admin on Sep 22, 2015 3:26:07 PM


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

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Tags: Forbes, Harvard School of Public Health, Huffington Post, low income, Medium, silicon valley, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Atlantic, College, Technology, US Census Bureau, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Maria Peña Promoted to President of LIFT" and more...

Posted by Admin on Sep 17, 2015 11:09:30 AM


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

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Tags: KIPP, MLT, Organizations, silicon valley, Social Innovation News, 40 under 40, Amplify Blog, EdSurge, LIFT, Maria Peña, Mathematica Research, Technology, Understood, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Bedtime Stories for Young Brains" and more...

Posted by Admin on Aug 18, 2015 4:27:35 PM


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

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Tags: Bedtime Stories, Bill Gates, Brains, Dr. Pamela Cantor, Girls Of Color, Internet, Latinos, Learning Difference, learning differences, Martha's Vineyard, Microsoft, MindShift, NoticeAbility, NPR, Paul Allen, Pediatric Primary Care, Perri Klass, silicon valley, Social Innovation News, Teaching Software, African-Americans, American Academy of Pediatrics, Amplify Blog, black girls code, Code Camp, coding, Dean Bragonier, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Dyslexia, GatesNotes, Jesse Jackson, Technology, The New York Times, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Architecting for Data" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 30, 2015 3:48:56 PM


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

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Tags: Conservative, Educating Prisoners, education, Homeschool, Income, MindShift, President Barack Obama, Public School, silicon valley, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Basic Income, CJS, Criminal Justice Reform, Department of Education, El Reno, El Reno Prison, Fast Company, Liberal, Prisoners, Stereotypes, The New York Times, U.S. Department of Education, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Let Rich and Poor Learn Together" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jun 12, 2015 1:04:33 PM


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Tags: Ban The Box, Bill de Blasio, Carl Stubbs, Ford, Ford Foundation, Henry Sauermann, Homeless, Houston, inequality, Inequities, Joiners, Larry Page, Michael Roach, New York City, philanthropy, Pre-K, Pre-K For All, Pre-School, Rich, Sergey Brin, Shelters, silicon valley, Social Innovation News, start-up, Steve Jobs, Amplify Blog, Cornell, Criminal Justice Reform, Darren Walker, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Entrepreneurs, Fair Chance Act, gender, Georgia Tech, Grant Making, Poor, Social Justice, the chronicle of philanthropy, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, The Washington Post