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Resume Issues? Need An Internship? This Organization Can Help

NPR reports on how Year Up’s workforce development program brings more opportunities for career-path jobs.

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The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation’s Bigger and Better Capital Flow Creates Its Own Course

Nonprofit Quarterly describes EMCF’s leadership in making “megagrants” driven by data, and its culmination in the transition to Blue Meridian Partners.

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Integrating Feedback Across a Nonprofit Business Model

A Stanford Social Innovation Review audio slideshow describes how NFP has improved its program by listening closely to the mothers it serves.

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Creating Opportunities for Young Talent and Business

Year Up’s Boston chapter offers youth “a foot in the door of corporate America.”

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Job-Training Program Helps Students Find Success

"This isn’t a handout, it’s a hand up," Year Up’s executive director for greater Philadelphia tells public radio.

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Nonprofit Teaches Skills, Helps Young People Find Jobs

Atlanta INtown describes how Greater Atlanta Year Up has helped more than 12,000 youth reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.

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How to Unleash $45 Billion for Charity

“There's nothing that creates imitation like success.” Chairman Stan Druckenmiller tells Barron’s he hopes Blue Meridian’s aggregation of capital will inspire other philanthropists.

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Strengthening Communities Through Innovative Solutions

Boston’s NBC-TV affiliate spotlights how Year Up’s internships prepare youth for the job market.

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Set It and Forget It: How Better Contraception Could Be a Key to Reducing Poverty

The New York Times reports on Delaware’s ambitious bid to offer one-stop shopping for birth control, describing the program made possible by Upstream’s training and technical assistance “a social experiment that other states will be watching.”

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This Free Program Trains Students and Matches Them with Paid IT Internships

The Penny Hoarder, a personal finance website, describes how Year up connects underserved urban youth with unfilled, well-paying jobs.

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