Evidence in Action: Moving America Forward With Evidence and Innovation

America Forward’s Evidence in Action blog series highlights the voices of social innovation organizations, including those in the America Forward Coalition and our network partners, the results-driven solutions our community has to our country’s most pressing social problems, and the evidence-based federal programs that are critical to scaling the impact of this work. Follow along on Twitter using #EvidenceinAction to

A Call to Action: Advocating for Critical Programs & Partnerships in the Federal Budget

By Sarah Groh Across the nation, social innovation organizations are delivering results. They know what it takes to support our most vulnerable learners, build lasting pipelines for today’s students to and through a post-secondary education, and help individuals currently out of the workforce into meaningful living wage employment. The challenge is not finding evidence-based solutions to these and other pressing

Take 5: “Education Drives Expanded Access to Opportunity in the U.S.” and more…

Here’s five interesting #SocInn links we’re clicking on today: Huffington Post: Education Drives Expanded Access to Opportunity in the U.S. Managing Director of Opportunity Nation, Russel Krumnow, takes a look at how dramatic gains in education have propelled overall growth in access to opportunity over the past four decades, "helping to offset economic downturns such as the Great Recession. This