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


May 16, 2023

Home Visiting Program helps assist Montana mothers in need

A Helena, MT-based news outlet highlights the benefits of Nurse-Family Partnership for first-time mothers in the region.


May 12, 2023

Former foster family in Arizona adopts siblings

In honor of National Foster Care Month, a Phoenix-based news station highlights two siblings who were adopted from Arizona's foster care system with the help of a Wendy's Wonderful Kids recruiter.


May 11, 2023

Here’s How Vera Institute Of Justice Is Fighting To Transform The Legal And Immigration Systems

Vera Institute's President & Director Nick Turner shares the importance of Vera's work and some of their recent "wins" with HuffPost.


May 4, 2023

John Legend knows the obstacles of life after prison. He wants you to know them too

Singer-songwriter John Legend joins NPR to discuss his new documentary, HOME/FREE, which highlights the obstacles faced by justice-involved individuals, including people like Sheena Meade, CEO of the Clean Slate Initiative.


May 2, 2023

Needed: An overhaul of how workers are trained and educated

Writing for the Boston Globe, Tracy Palandjian, CEO of Social Finance, and Deval Patrick, former Massachusetts governor and Social Finance board member, share how we can leverage unprecedented federal investment to transform the US workforce.


Apr 28, 2023

The Unemployment Gap Between Black and White New Yorkers Is Widening

In an article about the widening unemployment gap between Black and white New Yorkers, the New York Times cites Christopher Watler of the Center for Employment Opportunities, whose work supports employment for formerly incarcerated people.


Apr 27, 2023

We All Deserve Redemption

Writing for Newsweek, Sheena Meade of Clean Slate Initiative shares the importance of clean slate legislation and creating second chances for people with criminal records.


Apr 25, 2023

VOICES: Building ‘civic infrastructure’ key to creating equitable outcomes

Writing for Dayton Daily News, StriveTogether CEO Jennifer Blatz celebrates Learn to Earn Dayton's designation as a systems transformation community and describes their impact so far.


Apr 24, 2023

Despite Layoffs, There Are Still Lots Of Jobs Out There. So Where Are They?

NPR highlights Per Scholas for their work providing in-demand skills to workers.


Mar 29, 2023

Supporting Women is a Critical Path Toward Equity

In honor of Women’s History Month, Blue Meridian emphasizes the importance of gender equity as it relates to improving the life trajectories of young people and families in poverty and highlights investees whose work supports women.