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


Mar 29, 2023

A Dialogue with Tia Breakley and Lissette Rodríguez

Blue Meridian recognizes the benefits of diversity within our staff, including among the management team. Two of these leaders share their professional insights and personal perspectives as women making a difference in social change.


Mar 27, 2023

Funders Back an Organization that Puts People Impacted by the Justice System in Front

Inside Philanthropy highlights JustLeadershipUSA and reports on the upcoming launch of the Just Us Coordinating Council, supported by the Justice and Mobility Fund.


Mar 26, 2023

COVID’s education crisis: A lost generation?

Geoffrey Canada and Kwame Owusu-Kesse of Harlem Children's Zone join CBS Sunday Morning to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on students in the US.


Mar 23, 2023

Code for America is teaming with DC and Maryland to improve government benefit access reports on Code for America's Safety Net Innovation Lab and its new partnership with the Maryland and DC to improve access to SNAP and WIC benefits.


Mar 15, 2023

Is it possible to avoid student debt? These career, education tracks offer a different path

USA Today highlights Merit America as an example of skills training programs that can serve as alternatives to four-year higher education institutions.


Mar 14, 2023

Ideas We Should Steal: Training Workers for Well-Paying Jobs

The Philadelphia Citizen uplifts Social Finance's Pay It Forward program in New Jersey as a workforce development model worth replicating in Philadelphia.


Mar 13, 2023

Big push to train workers for lucrative jobs in Miami’s growing technology arena

In an article on Miami's growing tech industry, the Miami Herald highlights CodePath's work to advance tech education in the region.


Mar 2, 2023

What does meaningful reform look like for the survivors of crime?

Lenore Anderson, Founder and President of Alliance for Safety and Justice, joins Cincinnati Public Radio to discuss what meaningful criminal justice reforms looks like for survivors of crime.


Mar 2, 2023

Metro Atlanta elementary school students receive free eye exams, glasses in Atlanta Hawks event

An Atlanta-based outlet reports on the collaboration between the Atlanta Hawks and Vision To Learn to provide students with free eye exams and glasses on Read Across America Day.


Feb 28, 2023

New Study Shows Large Math Learning Gains Among Students in DC Public Schools

Yahoo! News shares a recent announcement from Zearn about a new study showing the effectiveness of the math learning program in helping students from DC Public Schools make gains in math comprehension and performance.