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Sep 15, 2022

California looks to increase ‘gate money’ to help people adjust to life after prison

PBS NewsHour highlights initiatives focused on providing financial assistance to individuals returning home from prison, including Center for Employment Opportunities' Returning Citizen Stimulus.

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Sep 14, 2022

‘My emancipation proclamation’: the man fighting to free millions from their criminal records

The Guardian profiles Jay Jordan of Alliance for Safety and Justice and details his efforts to remove barriers to opportunity for people with criminal records in California.

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Sep 2, 2022

Northwest Dayton Partnership issues $1.45 million in grants to 28 local groups

Dayton Daily News reports on the Northwest Dayton Partnership's latest round of grants to community organizations.

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Sep 1, 2022

Google Announces Support for CodePath To Help Democratize Computer Science Education for Underrepresented Students Across Atlanta

CodePath shares a recent investment from Google to expand computer science education opportunities in Atlanta.

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Aug 24, 2022

Something Better Than a Tent for the Homeless

The New York Times highlights solutions being spearheaded in Seattle, including Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD), that aim to divert people away from the criminal justice system and into a network of supports.

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Aug 23, 2022

Youth Villages announces program for NWA youth transitioning out of foster care

An Arkansas-based news outlet reports on the expansion of Youth Villages Lifeset in the state to support young adults transitioning out of foster care.

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Aug 22, 2022

Nyla’s Story: From Foster to Freshman

A Mississippi-based news outlet shares the story of a young adult who is pursuing her dreams of higher education with the support of her foster family and the Youth Villages Lifeset program.

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Aug 22, 2022

Albany LEAD marks 300th diversion case

A NY-based news outlet highlights the impact of Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion in Albany.

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Aug 17, 2022

NJ Pay It Forward Workforce Development Program Launches

The New Jersey Business Magazine reports on the launch of the New Jersey Pay It Forward program, a new partnership between Social Finance and the state government.

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Aug 9, 2022

For Early-Childhood Grant Makers, Collaboration Is Key

In an article on early childhood grantmaking, The Chronicle of Philanthropy describes the effectiveness of collaborative philanthropy and highlights Blue Meridian's investment in HealthySteps as an example.