News

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

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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.

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Nov 27, 2021

Her dream to work in fashion fell apart. Now a microloan may be this CT woman’s chance for ‘financial mobility.’

The Connecticut-based Stamford Advocate details Grameen America's expansion in the state and its efforts to provide microloans to women living in poverty who seek to build their businesses.

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Nov 24, 2021

Opinion: Nicholas Kristof: This holiday season, use your money to change someone’s life

As shared in The Washington Post, former New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof names Per Scholas as one of his 2021 Holiday Impact Prize awardees.

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Nov 23, 2021

Biz 901: The Community Foundation

Memphis Magazine highlights the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis' critical role in the community and details how it has worked to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Nov 22, 2021

Who’s Backing a Campaign to Bring the Internet to Millions of U.S. Households That Still Lack Access?

Inside Philanthropy details EducationSuperHighway's efforts to close the digital divide in the US by connecting millions of households that have access to the internet but can't afford to connect and uplifts key funders like Blue Meridian.

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Nov 17, 2021

Six children find forever home as part of National Adoption Day event

A Columbus, OH, news outlet celebrates National Adoption Day and shares thoughts from Rita Soronen, President and CEO of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

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Nov 16, 2021

Helping students & educators navigate our new normal

A Chicago news outlet interviews Dr. Judith Allen, Clinical Director and COO of Communities in Schools (CIS) Chicago, about how CIS is helping students and teachers overcome the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Nov 15, 2021

Russell Booker: Celebrating and supporting Spartanburg’s educators

Russell Booker, CEO of Spartanburg Academic Movement (SAM), expresses his appreciation for educators and celebrates SAM's accomplishments during the pandemic, including receiving an investment from Blue Meridian Partners.

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Nov 12, 2021

Vision to Learn launches free glasses program in Riverside County

A Southern California-based outlet details Vision To Learn's partnership with Warby Parker and its expansion to Riverside County.

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Nov 8, 2021

Code for America wants to help states exit ‘crisis mode’ gracefully

StateScoop details Code for America's new initiative to shore up the country's social safety net system, supported by an investment from Blue Meridian.