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Take 5: "What It Takes to Mentor Poor Kids" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 27, 2017 10:59:07 AM


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

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Tags: Huffington Post, MENTOR, Michael Lamb, Next Generation Learning Challenges, NGLC, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Computer Science, RAND Corporation, The Synapse, Turn, Turnaround for Children, venture philanthropy

#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

Take 5: "The Science of Adversity" and more...

Posted by Admin on Mar 6, 2017 5:02:39 PM


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

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Tags: adversity, Affordable Housing, Citizen Schools, CityLab, Houston, Impact Investing, low income, Pamela Cantor, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Texas, The Future of Learning, Affordable Housing Shortage, AmeriCorps Teaching Fellow, Amplify Blog, Diego Bermjo, Freedom at Work, Freedom at Work Talks, Sam Chaltain, school, Sugar Grove Academy, teaching, Turnaround for Children, Violence, WorldBlu

#NPGoL: Looking Back at "Bold Bets Part 1"

Posted by Admin on Feb 21, 2017 3:49:36 PM


The 2017 Gathering of Leaders is almost here! Leading up to our annual convening March 1-2 in Atlanta, we’ll be sharing some of last year’s standout moments and lessons.

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Tags: Caroline Whistler, Charles Best, Lance Fors, LIFT Los Angeles, Mark Edwards, New Teacher Center, #NPGathering16, #NPGoL, Pamela Cantor, Amplify Blog, Bold Bets, Donors Choose, Elisabeth Stock, Gathering of Leaders, LIFT, Michelle Rhone-Collins, PowerMyLearning, Third Sector Capital Partners, Turnaround, Turnaround for Children, Upstream USA

Take 5: "Education Innovation in 2017" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 5, 2017 3:31:39 PM


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

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Tags: Christensen Institute, education, K-12, Martha's Vineyard, MVTimes, NA, NoticeAbility, Organizations, Personalized Learning, president, Social Innovation News, STEM, 2017, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Andre Carroll, Criminal Justice Reform, Dean Bragonier, Harvard Law Review, PISA, Today's Student, Turnaround for Children, venture philanthropy

The Beat Goes On: Social Innovation through Collaboration

Posted by Admin on Oct 27, 2016 2:36:09 PM


On October 19th, 2016, 34 members of our Practitioner Community and 14 New Profit Deal Partners and staff convened in Boston, MA for the annual practitioner’s working group “The Beat Goes On: Social Innovation through Collaboration.”

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Tags: Branching Minds, CAST, Citizen Schools, City Connects, New Teacher Center, Practitioner Community, Reimagine Learning Fund, Teach For America, Achievement Network, all means all, Amplify Blog, anet, Big Picture Learning, City Year, Eye to Eye, New Classrooms, PowerMyLearning, The Rhythm of Change, Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, Turnaround for Children, Vantage Partners

#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

#AdvanceEquity: Turnaround for Children

Posted by Admin on Aug 25, 2016 11:26:20 AM




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.

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Tags: Bronx, Organizations, Poverty, #AdvanceEquity, Amplify Blog, Fairmont Neighborhood School, National Center for Education Statistics, Turnaround, Turnaround for Children

#AdvanceEquity: Spotlight on Turnaround for Children

Posted by Admin on Aug 23, 2016 10:19:52 AM



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.

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Tags: Academic Achievement, adversity, High-Poverty Community, Organizations, Poverty, Academic Performance, #AdvanceEquity, Amplify Blog, Stress, Turnaround for Children

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Anne Gilbert on Jul 22, 2016 2:28:11 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: education, FoodCorps, KIPP, New Teacher Center, NPR, philanthropy, spotlight, The Mission Continues, #AdvanceEquity, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, LIFT, students, teaching, Third Sector Capital Partners, Turnaround for Children, Veterans, YouthBuild