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Jan 22, 2024

How to build sustainable, diverse tech talent pipelines

CIO Dive details a partnership between TEKsystems and Per Scholas that helps businesses meet their IT talent needs and diversity goals by training individuals who are underrepresented in tech, such as women and people of color.

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Jan 17, 2024

A.I. Is the Future of Work. That Doesn’t Have to Be Bad.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy details how, despite the potential downsides of AI, some AI solutions—such as Wyatt, an AI-powered college advisor created by Benefit Data Trust—can be used for good.

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Jan 17, 2024

The Visionary Leaders Backing the Builders of AI for Humanity

In an interview with Forbes, Suzanne DiBianca, EVP and Chief Impact Officer at Salesforce, cites Beyond 12 and CodePath as two organizations, both supported by Salesforce philanthropic grants, that use AI for good.

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Jan 11, 2024

Philanthropic group gifts United Negro College Fund $100 million grant to help boost HBCU endowments

CNN reports on the Lilly Endowment's historic $100 million investment in United Negro College Fund, one of three organizations that spearhead the HBCU Transformation Project.

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Jan 11, 2024

HBCUs Can Help Reverse the Black College Enrollment Recession

Writing for Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, Thurgood Marshall College Fund president and CEO, Dr. Harry L. Williams, describes how HBCUs can play an important role in increasing higher education enrollment among Black students.

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Jan 11, 2024

Are Community Schools The Key To Dropout Prevention And Workforce Skills?

Forbes highlights Communities in Schools and details how one of its offices is focusing on expanding workforce development opportunities for students,

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Jan 8, 2024

New Virginia Program Funds Ed-Tech Tools for Grades 3-8

Government Technology reports on Virginia's adoption of ed tech tools, such as Zearn, to address learning loss in the wake of COVID-19.

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Jan 8, 2024

What’s on the Menu at Blue Meridian? More Place-Based, Multisector Partnerships

Inside Philanthropy details Blue Meridian's recent investments in place-based, multisector partnerships across the US.

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Jan 5, 2024

Rural Capacity Building: New Funding Gives This Appalachia-Based Ed Nonprofit Room to Grow

Inside Philanthropy highlights Partners for Rural Impact's work powering rural place-based partnerships.

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Dec 8, 2023

Some Californians released from prison will receive $2,400 under new state re-entry program

The Associated Press reports on how the Center for Employment Opportunities is expanding its work in California to provide financial and other support to individuals returning home from prison.