Design That Solves Problems for the World's Poor
Donald G. McNeil Jr. |
New York Times
In this article, Donald McNeil features KickStart as an organization that creates simple inventions to help the nearly one billion people who live on less than $2 per day.
How to save the planet and earn a degree
Peter Gorrie |
In this article, Peter Gorrie reports on Rare's master's program for people from developing countries who have a track record in community development and a passion for protecting the environment.
Investing in Social Entrepreneurs
MICHAEL S. FISCHER |
In this Wealth Manager article, New Profit is featured for its belief that social entrepreneurship and invention are the solutions to our country’s most entrenched social problems.
How Play Is Changing Children's Lives
Julia Moulden |
The Huffington Post
In this interview with Johan Koss, Right to Play's CEO explains how his organization is reintroducing disadvantaged children to the joys of childhood while teaching them the skills they need to be successful.
Ivy League Aspirations
Jay Mathews |
In this article, Jay Matthews describes how KIPP is influencing the future plans of the next generation by preparing fifth graders to think about college.
NYer Of The Week: Mentor Program Lets 1,000 Professionals Guide, Befriend City Students
Rebecca Spitz |
New York 1
Rebecca Spitz interviews mentors and students in iMentor's program, highlighting the organization's impact on the lives of New Yorkers across the City.
What "Yes, We Can" Should Mean for Our Schools
Mike Feinberg |
Dave Levin |
In this op-ed, Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin, co-founders of KIPP, offer thoughts from the field on how to channel Obama's "yes, we can" spirit into substantive education reform.
Stimulus for Skeptics
David Brooks |
New York Times
In this op-ed, David Brooks argues for stimulus funding for the social sector, championing one of America Forward's policy ideassocial investment funds to scale proven solutions to pressing social problems.
Connect Service with Outcomes to Get Results
Vanessa Kirsch |
Vanessa Kirsch, President and Founder of New Profit, explains how the twin engines of citizen service and organizations with proven solutions form a powerful formula for results, and calls for this formula to be scaled to the level we need.
Q&A: David Gergen
James A. Phills Jr. |
Stanford Social Innovation Review
James Phills interviews former presidential advisor David Gergen about his desire for the federal government to champion social entrepreneurship.