News

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

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Nov 6, 2018

Memphis Nonprofit Helps Foster Children Transition to Adulthood

WMC-TV reports on the expanding impact of the “life-changing” YVLifeSet program.

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Oct 31, 2018

America’s Other Family-Separation Crisis

The New Yorker reports how The Bail Project’s Robin Steinberg and a program supported by the Birth through Eight Strategy for Tulsa are helping incarcerated women and their children in Oklahoma.

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Oct 30, 2018

Blue Meridian, Big Bet Investor in Child Welfare Programs, Becomes a Nonprofit

The Chronicle of Social Change describes Blue Meridian Partners’ plans for growth and independence.

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Oct 29, 2018

Program to Help Foster Youth Aging Out Expands to Los Angeles, D.C., Illinois and Louisiana

The Chronicle of Social Change reports on the continuing growth of YVLifeSet.

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Oct 25, 2018

As a Foundation Winds Down, the Anti-Poverty Funder Collaborative It Launched Takes Flight

Inside Philanthropy reports on EMCF and Blue Meridian’s plans to expand efforts to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty.

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Oct 18, 2018

Our Next Chapter

Blue Meridian announces plans to become independent and embark on new growth “to deliver bigger and better capital flow” to social sector leaders solving problems trapping youth in poverty.

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Jul 19, 2018

The Biggest Game in Adoption Today

The Chronicle of Social Change reports on WWK’s “groundbreaking” plan to find homes for 58,000 foster kids.

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Jul 12, 2018

Oklahoma Looking for Answers to Solve High Incarceration Rate

Oklahoma's incarceration rate is “the highest on the planet,” reports KOKH TV, and one answer is CEO’s jobs program for former inmates.

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Jun 29, 2018

Bridging the Opportunity Divide for Low Income Youth

A rigorous evaluation of Year Up’s impact demonstrates the large earnings gains for young adults in its workforce development program.

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May 3, 2018

There’s a Surprisingly Easy Way to Reduce Unplanned Pregnancies

The Washington Post reports how removing small barriers to getting an IUD or implant has yielded big results in Delaware.