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EMCF's View | Blue Meridian Partners | March 28, 2017

Watch Nancy Roob's TEDx Talk

Nancy Roob, President & CEO of EMCF and CEO of Blue Meridian Partners, shared her vision for a massive change in how philanthropy funds social programs.

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EMCF's View | Evidence and Evaluation | June 2, 2017

PropelNext Program Evaluations

Our Alumni 2015 cohort and California 2018 cohort grantee evaluations are now available.

EMCF's View | Jehan Velji | May 24, 2017

We Must Listen to Those We Seek to Help

Ultimately, better listening will ground us in reality while we try to address the needs of the people we seek to help and build a more just society.

EMCF's View | 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."

Following | Foster Care, Wendy's Wonderful Kids, Children's Home Society of NC | April 20, 2017

Rising Number of NC Teens Age Out of Foster Care

The Charlotte News & Observer describes how CHSNC is partnering with Wendy’s Wonderful Kids to help older kids find adoptive families.

via www.newsobserver.com

Following | Year Up, Employment | April 13, 2017

America Has to Close the Workforce Skills Gap

Writing in “Bloomberg View,” the president of the Federal Reserve Bank in Dallas cites Year Up’s community college-based program as the kind of public-private partnership that is essential to growing middle-class jobs.

via www.bloomberg.com

Following | Year Up, Employment | April 10, 2017

Why the U.S. Needs a Thriving Apprenticeship System

Year Up's Jonathan Hasak explains in the Washington Post how work-based education programs can train and "upskill" millions of Americans.

via www.washingtonpost.com