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EMCF's View | Blue Meridian Partners | October 13, 2017

The Link Uniting Donors and Doers for Social Change

The New York Times highlights how the philanthropic collaboration’s large investments empower nonprofit leaders to “dream big” and battle intergenerational poverty.

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Following | Youth Guidance (B.A.M.) | September 21, 2017

Group Therapy Is Saving Lives in Chicago

Politico reports how Becoming a Man interrupts the cycle of violence in one of America’s most violent cities by teaching kids to think deliberately.

via www.politico.com

Following | Evidence and Evaluation | September 11, 2017

The Promise of Evidence-Based Policymaking

The final report of a committee established by Congress recommends ways to increase the quantity and quality of evidence to improve public policy and programs.

via www.cep.gov
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Video | Harlem Children's Zone | September 13, 2017

Nancy Roob: Friend of the Children

Harlem Children’s Zone honors the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation’s President and CEO for her impact on philanthropy and America’s youth.

Video | Harlem Children's Zone | May 3, 2017

Partnering to Transform a Community

Working closely together for 18 years, Harlem Children's Zone and EMCF have shown that "when adults in the community stand up, it's possible to save a generation of young people."

Video | Harlem Children's Zone | April 3, 2017

Nancy Roob on Geoff Canada and Harlem Children’s Zone

EMCF President and CEO Nancy Roob says in a video interview, “Everything I’ve learned about good grantmaking I’ve learned through the experience of investing in Harlem Children’s Zone.”

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