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Looking into the Future of Pay for Success at the Sorenson Winter Innovation Summit

Written by Roger Low, America Forward Policy Director Earlier this month, at the 2020 Sorenson Winter Innovation Summit in Salt Lake City, innovators and leaders in government, philanthropy, impact investing and the nonprofit sector assembled to discuss how to more effectively deploy capital to drive better outcomes for communities across the country. Jim Sorenson, a leader and visionary in the
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“We See Hope.” 100+ Leading Social Entrepreneurs Urge Presidential Candidates to Invest in Learning, Livelihoods, and Government that Delivers

America Forward’s policy briefing book offers a comprehensive blueprint to advance equity and expand opportunity in America.  January 22, 2020 (Washington) - Problem solvers whose work touches 9 million lives across 15,000 communities in America have released a new vision and policy briefing book for the 2020 Presidential candidates and current policymakers.  The book, entitled “United to Move America Forward:
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America Forward Launches Advocacy Institute for Social Entrepreneurs and Innovators

First-of-its-kind effort aims to strengthen the voice of community-based problem solvers in local, state, and federal policy December 13, 2019 (Washington, D.C.): America Forward has announced the launch of its new Advocacy Institute to empower social entrepreneurs, social innovation organizations, and their constituents to more effectively engage in critical policy debates at the local, state, and federal level.  The launch
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America Forward Statement: Encouraging Action by the House Education and Labor Committee on the College Affordability Act

This morning, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor, by a vote of 28-22, passed H.R. 4674, the College Affordability Act to reauthorize the Higher Education Act. Below is America Forward's statement on this step of the reauthorization process: “America Forward is encouraged by the work of the House Committee on Education and Labor to advance the
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