News

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

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Mar 5, 2020

Two Cleveland ‘Bail Disruptors’ Are Putting up Money to Free People Awaiting Trial, While Working to Reform the System

SCENE reports on how The Bail Project team works to bail out individuals detained in jail while awaiting trial in Cleveland.

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Feb 26, 2020

How nurses’ home visits help families—and why they’re needed everywhere

This conversation with Executive Direct Chris Bishop details how Nurse-Family Partnership is successfully improving an array of outcomes for young children and their families.

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Feb 18, 2020

When Bigger Is Better

Government Executives explains the importance of scaling evidence-based programs like Nurse-Family Partnership.

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Feb 10, 2020

How Charlotte seeks to break the cycle of poverty, one child at a time

A Charlotte, NC news channel reports on how programs like Nurse-Family Partnership are the solution to the city's economic mobility problems.

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Jan 14, 2020

Nurse-Family Partnership programs guide first-timers through transition to motherhood

North Carolina Health News reports on Nurse-Family Partnership's significant impact in Mecklenburg county.

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Dec 10, 2019

A Year-End Update on Blue Meridian Partners

CEO Nancy Roob reflects on Blue Meridian’s progress in 2019 and shares priorities guiding our work going forward.

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Dec 10, 2019

A Conversation on Regionally Focused Work

Nancy Roob discusses collaborating on place-based work with leaders from Blue Meridian’s Regional Partners: the Duke Endowment and the George Kaiser Family Foundation.

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Dec 3, 2019

Every Child in Foster Care Deserves a Permanent Home and a Loving Family

The Chronicle of Social Change reports on how the Wendy's Wonderful Kids model helps find forever homes for the rising numbers of children in foster care waiting to be adopted.

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Nov 19, 2019

Who Makes Money From Bail?

CNBC reports on injustice in the US bail system.

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Nov 7, 2019

Hundreds of Oklahomans are free from prison tonight, but what happens next?

Center for Employment Opportunities will support individuals returning to their families and communities after historic commutation in Oklahoma by helping them find jobs and navigate challenges.