Jan 23, 2022
Commentary: Clean Slate Act a chance for a true life after prison
Writing for Times Union, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg makes the case for a Clean Slate Act in New York.
Jan 15, 2022
D.C. schools partnership looks to provide glasses for students in need
The Washington Post details Vision To Learn's expansion to schools in Washington, D.C., and highlights Blue Meridian as a key partner.
Jan 14, 2022
Indiana partners with program that searches foster kids’ pasts to find forever families
The Indianapolis Star details the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption's plan to scale its Wendy's Wonderful Kids program in Indiana to help more kids in foster care find their forever homes.
Jan 7, 2022
Capital One awards grant funding to nonprofits addressing Dallas’ COVID-19 workforce challenges
Dallas Morning News details Capital One's commitment to workforce development organizations Year Up and Merit America to assist those who've been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jan 7, 2022
How to Go From Homelessness to Venture Capital
Writing for The New York Times, columnist Peter Coy highlights Year Up alum Fred Mutsinzi's journey from Rwanda to a venture capital firm in Boston, and he details Year Up's efforts to scale its training program.
Dec 29, 2021
California is reshaping Medicaid to bring new health services to families
Marketplace details how programs like HealthySteps provide important preventive care, including behavioral and developmental screenings, to families with small children in California.
Dec 25, 2021
Two foster brothers reunited just before Christmas in St. Augustine
A Jacksonville, FL, news outlet shares the story of one couple who adopted two boys from foster care through the Wendy's Wonderful Kids program.
Dec 24, 2021
Nurses help empower mothers in San Luis Obispo County through home visit programs
A local news outlet from California's Central Coast uplifts home-visiting programs, including Nurse-Family Partnership, that are supporting families and children in the community.
Dec 16, 2021
Small homes could make a big difference amid R.I. housing crisis
The Boston Globe uplifts the efforts by ONE Neighborhood Builders to construct sustainable, affordable housing units in Providence, RI.
Dec 15, 2021
How to Solve the Giving Pledge Bottleneck—and Fund Large-Scale Solutions
In an article for Inside Philanthropy, Sean Davis, CEO of Merton Capital Partners, cites Blue Meridian as an example of philanthropic models that deploy large amounts of capital to scale solutions to social problems.