Take 5: "Fighting Poverty With Data" and more...

Posted by Admin on May 22, 2017 4:56:28 PM

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

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Tags: Engineer, Jeff Sessions, Justice Reform, New York City, Poverty, Rural Students, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, the wall street journal, Amplify Blog, Criminal Justice Reform, Data, education department, Emily Hadley College Advising Corps, Millennial Impact Fellow, NationSwell, Stereotypes, The New York Times, WSJ

Take 5: "Reaching Students in the Back Row" And More...

Posted by Admin on May 11, 2016 4:50:26 PM

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Tags: education, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Hill, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, College, ESSA, Propper Daley, Technology, Town & Country Magazine, venture philanthropy, Wall Street Journal, WSJ

Take 5: "What Is the Future of Higher Education?" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 4, 2016 4:24:30 PM

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

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Tags: Higher Education, Leila Janah, LinkedIn, MindShift, NPR, Optimism, Poverty, Sama Group, Teachers Union, The Atlantic, the wall street journal, Accelerator Program, Amplify Blog, Pessimism, school district, Superintendent, Supreme Court, venture philanthropy, Veteran, WSJ

Take 5: "The Early Childhood Challenge for Philanthropists" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Oct 22, 2015 2:46:12 PM

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

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Tags: at-risk children, Capitol Hill, Classroom, Common App, corporation for national and community service, government, i3, Ivy League, MindShift, National Service Programs, Republicans, Results for America, RFA, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, the wall street journal, America Forward Coalition, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, Application, Common Application, Curiosity, Democrats, Early Learning, Federal Evidence Based Innovation Funds, Investing in Innovation Fund, Knowledge, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, venture philanthropy, Voices for National Service, WSJ

Take 5: "This Is What Happens When You Read to a Child" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 1, 2015 12:44:50 PM

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

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Tags: Aspen Ideas Festival, aspen institute, Brain, Brain Scan, Child Advocacy Groups, Child's Brain, education, Language, #OpportunityRedefined, Organizations, Peace First, philanthropy, Problem Solvers, Sean Parker, social emotional learning, Social Innovation News, the wall street journal, Amplify Blog, Early Learning, economic empowerment, Eric Dawson, Hackers, Neuroscience, peacemaking, public health, Reading, Social Innovation Fund, Social Problem Solving, the chronicle of philanthropy, Time, venture philanthropy, WSJ

Take 5: "Profits Meets Philanthropy in ‘Pay-For-Success’ Investments — Horizons" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jun 30, 2015 11:16:23 AM

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

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Tags: Architecture, Black Health Matters, Blended Learning, Heather Staker, hiker, Homeless People, homelessness, Inequalities, Jasmine Mans, Pay For Success, philanthropy, Poet, Poetry, Prison Population, Scholarmatch, social impact, social innovation, the wall street journal, African-Americans, Amplify Blog, Dave Eggers, EdSurge, Fast Company, Prison, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy, Veterans, WSJ

Reimagine Learning Media Round Up

Posted by Admin on Feb 23, 2015 3:24:21 PM

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Tags: announcements, Education World, John Legend, Learning Disabilities, LinkedIn, Personalized Learning, Reimagine Learning Fund, Shruti Sehra, the wall street journal, The Boston Globe, The Huffington Post, the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation, Thinking Differently, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, WSJ, CNN.com, The Hollywood Reporter, CNBC Squawk Box, Education Fund, Fashion Week, Fortune.com, Media Round-Up

The Wall Street Journal: John Legend Plays for New Profit's Education Fund

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Feb 18, 2015 2:36:01 PM

"The venture philanthropy group New Profit announced the launch of a $30 million fund for education at a Fashion Week party at the Top of the Standard on Tuesday, in a partnership with the musician John Legend, the fashion designers Public School and the WME-IMG agency. The money will be divided up amongst a variety of organizations."

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Tags: John Legend, Learning Difference, learning differences, Learning Disabilities, New York Fashion Week, Reimagine Learning Fund, Social Innovation News, the wall street journal, Amplify Blog, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, WSJ

Take 5: "The Dos and Don'ts of Helping the Hungry" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 25, 2014 8:25:06 PM
    Here's five social innovation links we are clicking on today:
  1. New Profit Blog: The Power of Collaboration Our amazing Board Member Jeff Walker was featured in David Brooks column on the power of collaboration. Check out our latest blog post featuring the column and more.
  2. Mashable: Global Recession Worsens Outlook for Youth in Developed World "The economic decline observed in world markets since 2008, dubbed the 'Great Recession,' continues to have a negative effect on young adults' well-being, according to a recent study. UNICEF's 'Children of the Recession' report, released in September, argues that youth living in developed countries have suffered from the recession the most, and will likely suffer the consequences for the longest."
  3. Vox: 82% of Americans Want Congress to Make Student Loans Cheaper, But it's a Bad Idea "The Wall Street Journal and NBC are out with a new post-election poll, and the most popular policy idea for the next Congress is… cheaper student loans. A whopping 82 percent of survey respondents said they supported 'providing access to lower-cost student loans and providing more time to those who are paying off their debt...[but] There are better ways to make college affordable."
  4. Harvard Business Review: 5 Examples of Great Health Care Management "Here are just five examples of the dozens of innovations out there that make my head and my heart hurt. I hope they make you feel envious, too — and that you will send us your own examples so that we might learn from them as well." This article features Health Leads among other innovative organizations. New Profit is a proud funder and partner of Health Leads.
  5. NationSwell: The Dos and Don’ts of Helping the Hungry "America has a hunger problem.That’s a fact that often goes unnoticed, but at least one in seven Americans depend on meal services or food pantries to feed themselves or their families, according to a recent report from Feeding America, a hunger relief organization. While it’s natural to think about helping the hungry around the holidays, here are some ways to assist those struggling to meet their basic needs not just now, but throughout the entire year."
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Tags: Congress, harvard business review, health care, Health Leads, Jeff Walker, Mashable, Social Innovation News, debt, NationSwell, Student Loans, Take 5, Vox, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, global recession, david brooks, NBC, UNICEF

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 6/25/14

Posted by Admin on Jun 25, 2014 10:59:41 AM

Here’s five interesting #SocInn links we’re clicking on today:

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Tags: Freelancers Union, Hillary Clinton, Personalized Learning, Social Innovation News, Teach to One: Math, WSJ, Year Up, Bellwether Education, Genesys Works, CGI, National Benefits Platform, Policy Playbook, Salesforce