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Evidence in Action: County Government Trusting Family-Led Solutions

Every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This Evidence in Action blog series highlights the voices of social innovation organizations and spotlights effective interventions in communities across the country and evidence-based policy and practice leaders to elevate both the results-driven solutions being advanced to help solve our most pressing social problems and to
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Evidence in Action: A Twitter Conversation about #EvidenceinAction

Just over a week ago, America Forward hosted a Twitter chat. Under the hashtag #EvidenceinAction, over 50 individuals and organizations held a virtual conversation about the programs that best help communities tackle our most seemingly intractable problems and how federal policies can help to test and scale up these interventions to measurably improve people’s lives. In the weeks before the
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Presidential 2016: Social Innovators Play a Vital Role in Addressing our Nation’s Most Pressing Challenges

Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of our Coalition of 70+ social innovators and their innovative solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems as well as examples of how this powerful
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Take 5: “Opportunity Lost or Gained?” and more…

Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today: Amplify-New Profit Blog: America Forward: State of Play on Pay For Success Policy "America Forward, New Profit’s policy arm, recently brought together almost 60 organizations and thought leaders interested in the growing Pay for Success movement to provide an update on current federal legislative activity and discuss prospects for
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Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 5/23/14

Here’s five interesting #SocInn links we’re clicking on today. Today, they're all recent posts written by New Profit team members on here on our blog!/strong> America Forward Executive Director Deborah Smolover, on America Forward's reponse to the WIA deal announced Wednesday. Managing Partner Kim Syman on the NationSwell "Big Bets" series, born at the Gathering of Leaders, that premieres this
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