News

Updates, articles and videos from and about Blue Meridian Partners, our investees and the field.

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Jun 24, 2019

A Noble Collaboration: Capital Flows to Social-Service Groups

Barron's reports on the comprehensive care HealthySteps provides low-income children and families, and how Blue Meridian Partners aggregates funding to expand this and other programs helping impoverished Americans.

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May 20, 2019

Tech Jobs Lead to the Middle Class. Just Not for the Masses.

The New York Times cites Year Up as a leading example of a workforce training program focused on pathways to tech-related jobs which pay living wages.

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May 2, 2019

Toxic Stress and Children’s Outcomes

An Economic Policy Institute report highlights Nurse-Family Partnership as a program that promotes protective parenting and reduces the pressures that affect African Americans disproportionately.

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Mar 7, 2019

Donors Increasingly Believe in Pooling Resources to Create a Bigger Impact

The Financial Times cites Blue Meridian as a leading example of the trend toward collaborative philanthropy.

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Mar 5, 2019

Many Washington foster kids become homeless. Tennessee may have found a solution.

The Seattle Times reports on the success of YVLifeset in Tennessee and its expansion to Washington.

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Mar 1, 2019

From Promising Model to Major Investment

CEOs Nancy Roob and Mark Edwards share the journey of scaling Upstream USA with Stanford Social Innovation Review.

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Mar 1, 2019

Detroit Welcomes Center for Employment Opportunities

Center for Employment Opportunities launches a Detroit office to help formerly incarcerated individuals find short- and long-term employment.

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Feb 8, 2019

Resume Issues? Need An Internship? This Organization Can Help

NPR reports on how Year Up’s workforce development program brings more opportunities for career-path jobs.

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Feb 8, 2019

Guiding Questions for 2019

Blue Meridian’s work will be guided by three questions as we continue the exciting new journey as an independent organization.

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Jan 22, 2019

The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation’s Bigger and Better Capital Flow Creates Its Own Course

Nonprofit Quarterly describes EMCF’s leadership in making “megagrants” driven by data, and its culmination in the transition to Blue Meridian Partners.