News

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

Media

Dec 13, 2021

Using Data to Disrupt Systemic Inequity

Writing for Stanford Social Innovation Review, StriveTogether president and CEO Jennifer Blatz shares how her organization uses data to disrupt systemic inequities that limit opportunity for children and families of color in the US.

Media

Dec 9, 2021

Hawks, ‘Vision To Learn’ Assist Camp Creek Middle School

Sports Illustrated reports on Vision To Learn's partnership with the Atlanta Hawks to provide free eye exams and glasses to students in the metro Atlanta area.

Media

Dec 2, 2021

WATCH: Searching for Justice – Making reentry work after incarceration

Jay Jordan, Vice President of Alliance for Safety and Justice and National Director of #TimeDone, participates in a panel discussion with PBS NewsHour's Nicole Ellis.

Voices

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.

Media

Nov 29, 2021

Reflecting on Collective Impact for Place-Based Social Change

Stanford Social Innovation Review shares a conversation in which Geoffrey Canada (Harlem Children's Zone and William Julius Wilson Institute) and Jennifer Blatz (StriveTogether) discuss collective impact and place-based social change.

Media

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.

Media

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.

Media

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.

Media

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.

Media

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.