Oct 19, 2022
Why Place Matters
Leaders from Blue Meridian, StriveTogether, William Julius Wilson Institute, and communities across the US describe the power of place and the role of place-based partnerships to transform the life trajectories of young people and families.
Jul 21, 2022
Team Reflections: A Shared Mission Supports Focus During Challenging Times
Some of our newest team members share their motivations for joining Blue Meridian, their learnings on transitioning jobs during a global pandemic, and how they have stayed mission-focused amid multiple crises.
Apr 21, 2022
Lucretia Murphy of Jobs for the Future talks with Managing Director Mindy Tarlow about how Fair Chance hiring strengthens businesses, communities, and the economy
Lucretia Murphy of Jobs for the Future talks with Justice and Mobility Fund leader and Managing Director Mindy Tarlow about how Fair Chance hiring strengthens businesses, communities, and the economy.
Feb 25, 2022
A conversation between Nancy Roob and The Business of Giving podcast’s Denver Frederick
CEO Nancy Roob joins Denver Frederick's The Business of Giving Podcast to discuss Blue Meridian's pioneering approach to finding and funding scalable solutions to the problems that trap young people and families in poverty in the United States.
Feb 22, 2022
Leader reflections: Meeting the trials of prolonged crises with pivots and resilience
Investee leaders within Blue Meridian Partners’ Nationwide Solutions portfolio have maintained their focus on growing the reach, impact, and influence of their models, even amidst the disruption of the COVID-19…
Jan 26, 2022
Collaborating for Greater Influence and Impact
CEO Nancy Roob joins other leaders in philanthropy to discuss how collaboration, advocacy, and an “equity lens” are reshaping philanthropy.
Dec 1, 2021
Meeting Scale with Scale
Bringing together philanthropists and social sector leaders, Blue Meridian seeks to scale solutions to the problems facing young people and families in poverty in the US.
Aug 16, 2021
Want to find more workers? Make it easier to hire people with criminal records.
Writing for the Washington Post, Blue Meridian CEO Nancy Roob, Ford Foundation president Darren Walker, and Schusterman Family Philanthropies chair Stacy Schusterman push for fair chance hiring practices for Americans with criminal records.
Aug 13, 2021
Barron’s Live: Justice and Economic Mobility
Managing Director Mindy Tarlow and Tanya Coke, director of the gender, racial, and ethnic justice program at the Ford Foundation, join the Barron's Live podcast to discuss the Justice and Mobility Fund with Penta senior writer Abby Schultz.
Jul 13, 2021
Creating Economic Opportunity for Justice-Impacted People and Communities
Mindy Tarlow, Managing Director and Justice and Mobility Fund lead, shares her thoughts on how criminal justice reform can impact economic opportunity and relays how her past experience drives her to meet this moment.