America Forward takes a multipronged approach to advancing a public policy agenda that fosters innovation, rewards results, catalyzes cross-sector partnerships, and translates local impact into national change. Our approach includes:
Collective Advocacy Work
The America Forward Coalition pursues collective policy agendas in the areas of education, workforce development, and Pay for Success and evidence-based policy.
The America Forward Coalition is leveraging the 2016 Presidential Election to highlight innovative policy ideas and focus attention on effective programs in communities across the country. America Forward is engaging with each campaign and sharing a nonpartisan collective vision about how social innovation can address our most nation’s most pressing challenges.
Building Capacity for Sustainable Policy Work:
America Forward partners with Coalition organizations, New Profit Portfolio members, and New Profit Focus Funds to help build their policy and systems change capacity, as well as foster cross-sector collaborative learning opportunities.
Amplifying the Voice of Social Innovation:
America Forward supports the amplification of social innovation policy through thought leadership, events and external partnerships, communications, and public education materials.