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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 | Birth through Eight Strategy for Tulsa | November 20, 2017

A Billionaire Wages War on Poverty in Oklahoma

The Christian Science Monitor profiles Blue Meridian Regional Partner George Kaiser, who has "turned Tulsa into perhaps the country’s most ambitious test bed for the power of philanthropy to tackle poverty at its roots."

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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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