05/30/2017
09/12/2016
07/22/2016
07/14/2016
01/11/2016
12/22/2015
12/14/2015
11/23/2015
11/17/2015
11/11/2015

Take 5: "When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline" and more...

Posted by Admin on May 30, 2017 3:33:08 PM


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

Read More

Tags: Brookings, GirlTrek, Morgan Dixon, NPR, social emotional learning, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, The Mission Continues, CNBC, Discipline, SEL, Trauma, venture philanthropy, Veterans, Women's Accelerator, Team Rubicon USA, Moyer & Company, Team Red White and Blue, Volunteer

Presidential 2016: Military Service to Community Service – Veterans Get the Job Done

Posted by America Forward on Sep 12, 2016 2:50:15 PM




Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of our Coalition of more than 70 social innovators and their solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work can be transformed into national change. Today we will hear from Spencer Kympton, a former U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter pilot and President of Coalition organization The Mission Continues, about the power of mobilizing veterans and deploying them as service volunteers to rebuild communities across the United States.

Read More

Tags: Congress, Detroit, Los Angeles, Organizations, Religion, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, gender, John F. Kennedy, Spencer Kympton, Veterans, Washington DC, Andrew Jackson, Department of Veterans Affairs, George Washington, U.S. Army, Black Hawk, Civic Leaders, Dwight Eisenhower, Sexual Orientation, U.S. Armed Forces

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.

Read More

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

Take 5: "20 Veterans Die By Suicide Every Day. Here's What The VA Is Doing About It" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 14, 2016 2:23:58 PM


Here are the five social innovation links we're clicking on today!

Read More

Tags: California, education, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Admission, Amplify Blog, college admission, suicide, teaching, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, venture philanthropy, Veterans

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Admin on Jan 11, 2016 12:37:53 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.

Read More

Tags: AEI, First Place for Youth, Food Tank, FoodCorps, Forbes, Foster Care, iMentor, Jerusha Klemperer, learning and attention issues, MLT, National Mentoring Month, New Classrooms Innovation Partners, New Leaders, Parenting, Pay For Success, PeerForward, Personalized Learning, PFS, Retail & Ecommerce, Tanya Menendez, Teach For America, The Mission Continues, 30 under 30, ALEX AND ANI, American Enterprise Institute, Amplify Blog, CHARITY BY DESIGN, College Advising Corps, College Summit, Eye to Eye, Jaime Aquino, LIFT, Mentoring, Middle School, New Classrooms, Peer Leaders, students, Teach to One, TFA, Third Sector, Third Sector Capital Partners, venture philanthropy, Veterans, Year Up

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Admin on Dec 22, 2015 2:47:24 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.

Read More

Tags: Association of Community College Trustees, Contra Costa County, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, FoodCorps, Health Leads, Homeless, iMentor, Innovate Public Schools, K-12, Kadyn Velez, Match Education, Mauricio Lim Miller, Organizations, Pre-K, STAR School, The Mission Continues, Amplify Blog, anet, Anti-Poverty, AVANCE, College, Community College, Data, E4E, Educators 4 Excellence, esea, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Family Independence Initiative, Fatherhood, FII, Financial Education, Genesis Tramaine Frederick, LIFT, Military, Mobility, Poor, Single Stop, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Admin, venture philanthropy, Venture Philantrhopy, Veterans, workforce development

Take 5: " What Achieving Digital Equity Using Online Courses Could Look Like" and more...

Posted by Admin on Dec 14, 2015 3:28:57 PM


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

Read More

Tags: Benjamin Darrow, Ford Foundation, Google, homelessness, MindShift, New Teacher Center, New York City, NYC, Ohio School of the Air, Online Courses, Openai, Organizations, Personalized Learning, Sam Altman, Social Innovation News, The Mission Continues, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, EdSurge, Elon Musk, Facebook, Fast Company, MOOC, teaching, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy, Veterans

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Admin on Nov 23, 2015 5:30:31 AM


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.

Read More

Tags: Bay Area, Brendan Ziebarth, Carrick Reddin, Charter Schools, Common Core Standards, Community Service, Donation, education, High School, i3, Innovate, Innovate Public Schools, Investing in Innovation, Investing in Innovation Scale Up Grant, Kayleigh White, KIPP, KIPP Explore, Knowledge is Power Program, low income, Low-Income Communities, Masters, Match Education, New Teacher Center, New York City, Organizations, Pay For Success, Public School, Reimagine Learning Fund, Reimagine Schools Systems, RL, RSS, Rylie Davis, The Mission Continues, Amplify Blog, Charter, College, College Summit, Common Core, E4E, Educators 4 Excellence, elementary school, Erica Tunick, Families for Excellent Schools, Food Corps, Match, New Teacher Center's 14th National Symposium on Te, (NTC), Social Sector, students, teaching, Third Sector, Third Sector Capital, Third Sector Capital Partners, U.S. Department of Education, venture philanthropy, Veterans, Washington University

Take 5: "Making Big Bets for Social Change" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 17, 2015 2:55:52 PM


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

Read More

Tags: Big Bets, Greg Ericksen, Homeless, Homeless Vetereans, Michelle Obama, Organizations, social change, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Franklin Project, The Huff Post, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, College Summit, Common Core, Common Core State Standards, EdWeek, First Lady Michelle Obama, FLOTUS, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy, Veterans

Take 5: "What Mass Incarceration Looks Like for Juveniles " and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 11, 2015 3:12:27 PM


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

Read More

Tags: incarceration, Mass Incarceration, New York City, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, The Mission Continues, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Universities, venture philanthropy, Veterans, Veterans Day, Washington DC, white house, In-State Tuition, Public Colleges, Juveniles, National Survey of Children's Health, Stars and Stripes