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Friday Wrap Up: New Profit and its Portfolio Orgs Making the News This Week

Here's a wrap-up of just some of the news New Profit and its portfolio organizations made this week: AMERICA FORWARD: America Forward Commends Congress for Workforce Legislation Announcement, Urges Swift Passage "America Forward applauds the bicameral, bipartisan agreement on the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) reauthorization deal announced earlier today and urges the swift passage of final WIA legislation in Congress.
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Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 5/22/14

Here’s five interesting #SocInn links we’re clicking on today: New Profit: America Forward Commends Congress for Workforce Legislation Announcement, Urges Swift Passage "America Forward applauds the bicameral, bipartisan agreement on the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) reauthorization deal announced earlier today and urges the swift passage of final WIA legislation in Congress. WIA was last updated the year that Google was
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We’re Hiring: Policy Director at America Forward

We are seeking a Policy Director for America Forward! A nonpartisan policy initiative of New Profit, America Forward unites policymakers with innovators leading results-driven organizations, to advance a public policy agenda that champions innovative and effective solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems. The Policy Director will be responsible for generating, developing, and implementing (in close collaboration with the
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Take 5: “Gerald Chertavian Is Bridging the Opportunity Gap with Year Up” and more

Here's five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today: Boston Magazine: Gerald Chertavian Is Bridging the Opportunity Gap with Year Up “Nearly 7 million young Americans lack the skills or education to get a job that will pull them out of poverty. But with the formation of the nonprofit Year Up, Gerald Chertavian has created a solution that’s steering thousands
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6 New Profit Organizations, 8 America Forward Coalition Members Join ServeAYear.org Campaign

Six New Profit investments have joined the just-launched ServeAYear.org campaign. They are part of eighteen of the country’s leading non-profit organizations that have come together today in a campaign led by ServiceNation. "The campaign aims to inspire millions of Americans to serve by enlisting the voices of prominent leaders from both political parties, the entertainment industry, digital partners, major companies,
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America Forward Responds to NYTimes’ David Brooks

Below, Deb Smolover and Shirley Sagawa of America Forward respond to David Brooks' most recent New York Times column. "In his most recent New York Times column, David Brooks called on President Obama to build an "Opportunity Coalition," eschewing the stalemated legislative atmosphere in Washington to form a "bipartisan groups of mayors, business leaders, legislators, activists and donors into permanent
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