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Jun 9, 2022

Jennifer Lopez Partners With Nonprofit Grameen America to Financially Empower Women-Led Latina Businesses

Variety reports on Jennifer Lopez's support for Grameen America, a participant in The Studio @ Blue Meridian.

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Jun 8, 2022

1st mother to give birth at McLeod Health with COVID-19 graduates program with daughter, 2

A local outlet in South Carolina shares the story of Shaquilla James, who received support from her Nurse-Family Partnership nurse during a stressful birthing experience.

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Jun 7, 2022

How One Nonprofit Is Pooling Public and Private Funds to Support Students in Rural America

Inside Philanthropy details Partners for Rural Impact's efforts to support students living in rural communities and highlights Ballmer Group and Blue Meridian as key funders.

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May 24, 2022

Program helping Oklahoma foster kids find homes

A local news outlet in Oklahoma shares how Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption's Wendy's Wonderful Kids program is helping connect children in the state's foster care system with adoptive families.

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May 23, 2022

Nursing program works to bridge gap in racial disparities among pregnant women

A Memphis-based news outlet shares how the local Nurse-Family Partnership program is helping address racial disparities in pregnancy outcomes.

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May 18, 2022

How the pandemic has worsened racial disparities in education

Rey Saldaña, CEO of Communities in Schools, joins ABC News to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on students and how his organization is working to reduce inequities that have been exacerbated by the pandemic.

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May 16, 2022

New Study: Low-Income Chicago Students 40% More Likely to Earn Bachelor’s After College Prep Program

The 74 highlights a study by the University of Chicago Inclusive Economy Lab which found that students who participated in OneGoal had a 40% greater chance of earning a bachelor's degree than their peers.

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May 2, 2022

A bold plan for transforming access to the US social safety net

CEO Amanda Renteria shares Code for America’s vision for safety net transformation and introduces its Safety Net Innovation Lab in a TED Talk delivered at the 2022 TED Talks Conference in Vancouver.

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Apr 29, 2022

San Antonio nonprofit kicks off plan to reduce COVID-19 inequities

A local San Antonio, TX, news outlet reports on UP Partnership's recently announced Future Ready Bexar County plan to reduce inequities exacerbated by COVID-19.

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Apr 29, 2022

Second Chance Month Brought Needed Attention To Justice-Impacted Individuals. Now The Real Work Begins.

Lucretia Murphy of Jobs for the Future chats with Forbes about Second Chance Month and JFF's new Center for Justice and Economic Advancement.