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EMCF's View | PACE Center for Girls | July 7, 2014

Teaching Jordan How to be Jordan

Bullying had begun to take a toll on shy and quiet Jordan Cooper, but PACE Center for Girls helped her rebuild her self-confidence and believe in herself.

EMCF's View | Nancy Roob | June 2, 2014

The Value of Rigorous Evaluation

EMCF President Nancy Roob discusses the value and challenges of rigorous evaluation on Stanford Social Innovation Review’s blog.

EMCF's View | Nancy Roob | May 1, 2014

Remembering Peter Bell

Peter D. Bell, who served as president of the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation from 1986-1995, passed away on April 4, 2014. 

Video | February 10, 2014

A More Effective Path for Grantmaking

In a December 2013 speech at the After the Leap conference, EMCF President Nancy Roob argues that a piecemeal approach cannot solve major social problems.

EMCF's View | Poised for Growth, Philanthropy | February 10, 2014

Nancy Roob: Excerpts from the After the Leap Conference

In a December 2013 speech, EMCF President Nancy Roob argues that a piecemeal approach cannot solve major social problems. In her remarks, she offers five recommendations for philanthropy and nonprofits, and calls on the sector to be bolder and more innovative in order to transform the lives of more disadvantaged children and youth.

Video | February 8, 2014

Saving a Generation of Young People

Nancy Roob, President of EMCF, discusses the impact large-scale investments in proven solutions can have on the lives of disadvantaged young people.

EMCF's View | Philanthropy | February 8, 2014

Nancy Roob on "Saving a Generation of Kids"

Nancy Roob, President of EMCF, discusses the impact large-scale investments in proven solutions can have on the lives of disadvantaged young people.

EMCF's View | Philanthropy | February 8, 2014

Nancy Roob on "The Challenge We Face"

Nancy Roob, President of EMCF, discusses the profound impact philanthropic partnerships can have on the lives of disadvantaged youth in the United States.

Video | February 8, 2014

The Challenge We Face

Nancy Roob, President and CEO of EMCF, discusses the profound impact philanthropic partnerships can have on the lives of disadvantaged youth in the United States