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Feb 1, 2023

Meet 4 Black Women Fighting For Inclusive Economic Growth

Women's Health magazine uplifts Grameen America's Alethia Mendez, Division President of the Elevating Black Women Entrepreneurs initiative, who's work was recently recognized with PayPal's Maggie Lena Walker Award.

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Jan 30, 2023

Law Enforcement Program Puts Drug Offenders on New Path

Government Technology shares how Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) is helping to connect people with substance use disorders to the support they need.

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Jan 26, 2023

Opinion: I got out of jail in February. Let me tell you about the job training that changed my life.

Writing for The San Diego Union-Tribune Opinion section, a former client of Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) shares how CEO helped him find a stable career and rebuild his life.

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Jan 24, 2023

NBA, Utah Jazz spotlight Utah’s efforts to automatically clear criminal records

Salt Lake City-based KUTV reports on a collaboration between Clean Slate Utah and the NBA to facilitate record expungement in Utah.

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Jan 21, 2023

Local education group earns $15M grant for community schools project

The Daily Memphian details a recent investment from the US Department of Education to Seeding Success, which will fund a community school model in Memphis.

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Jan 18, 2023

The Dangers of ‘Long COVID Learning Loss’ And How To Fix It

Writing for Newsweek, Jens Ludwig of the Education Lab and University of Chicago and Jean Grossman of MDRC and Princeton describe how, at scale, high-impact tutoring models like Saga Education could help address COVID learning losses.

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Jan 18, 2023

Foster care extension prepares TN young adults who ‘age out’ of system

A Knoxville-based news outlet highlights how Youth Villages LifeSet, along with a new foster care extension law, are supporting youth aging out of Tennessee's foster care system.

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Jan 18, 2023

Numeracy for All

Writing for Education Next, Zearn CEO Shalinee Sharma describes how the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified existing challenges with math learning in the US and outlines four ways to advance math understanding among students.

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Jan 9, 2023

Helping renters build assets and move out of poverty by scaling HUD’s best kept secret

Writing for The Brookings Institution's The Avenue blog, Compass Working Capital CEO Markita Morris-Louis shares how her organization is low-income families build assets by leveraging HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program.

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Dec 27, 2022

Maternal deaths in the U.S. are staggeringly common. Personal nurses could help

In light of high maternal mortality rates in the US, NPR highlights how Nurse-Family Partnership's model is a promising solution.