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

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Apr 23, 2024

Jobs for the Future Awarded $14.5M to Advance Economic Mobility for People with Records

Jobs for the Future announces a $14.5 million investment from the Justice and Mobility Fund to to expand its work to promote education, training, and fair chance employment for people with records.

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Apr 22, 2024

Forming A Public-Private Partnership To Scale Your Nonprofit’s Mission

Rita Soronen, CEO of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and a Forbes Councils Member, shares how public-private partnerships have been critical in helping the Foundation scale its signature Wendy's Wonderful Kids program.

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Apr 22, 2024

Unpaid rent in low-income housing skyrocketed, evictions may be next

In an article on housing, the Seattle Times cites PolicyLink's Selena Tan.

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Apr 19, 2024

A pathway for returning citizens to living-wage trucking industry careers

Working Nation interviews Jason Wang of FreeWorld and Dane Worthington of the Center for Employment Opportunities about how their organizations are partnering to expand pathways to well-paying careers for justice-impacted people.

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Apr 16, 2024

OneSpartanburg announces the launch of Re:Degree

A South Carolina-based news outlet reports on the launch of Re:Degree, a program led by OneSpartanburg, Inc. and supported by the Spartanburg Academic Movement that aims to break barriers to degree completion for adults across Spartanburg County.

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Apr 16, 2024

Geoffrey Canada thinks San Antonio can save the ‘COVID kids’ through education

The San Antonio Report highlights keynote remarks made by Geoffrey Canada, who uplifts the Future Ready Bexar County plan as an example of visionary, place-based work that has the potential to transform the greater San Antonio area.

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Apr 16, 2024

Education Sector in Constant State of Flux, Driven by AI

In an article on upheaval in the education sector, Government Technology cites CodePath as an example of an organization that works to address inequity in higher education and in the workforce.

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Apr 15, 2024

It Takes a Village: Improving Student Retention through Collaborative Partnerships

Writing for Faculty Focus, Dr. Dimple J. Martin, director of the Quality Enhancement Plan at Miles College, describes his institution's partnership with the United Negro College Fund, InsideTrack, and the HBCU Transformation Project.

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Apr 14, 2024

This Black Woman CEO’s Org Is Helping Advance Policy That Automatically Clears Eligible Arrest And Conviction Records

Blavity interviews Clean Slate Initiative's CEO, Sheena Meade.

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Apr 11, 2024

Women-owned businesses fuel the economy but still receive less funding than men

Grameen America CEO, Andrea Jung, joins MSNBC's Morning Joe to share the organization's new initiative, launched with support from Blue Meridian Partners, that will support over 750,000 women-owned businesses across the US over the next 10 years.