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EMCF's View

EMCF's View | Blue Meridian Partners, Upstream USA | February 25, 2019

From Promising Model to Major Investment

EMCF/Blue Meridian head Nancy Roob and Upstream co-founder Mark Edwards discuss in the Stanford Social Innovation Review their partnership to transform women’s healthcare nationwide.


EMCF's View | Evidence and Evaluation | November 15, 2018

Evidence: The Journey and the Destination

EMCF’s Jehan Velji and Teresa Power describe in a Center for Effective Philanthropy blog how the Foundation’s understanding of evidence building has evolved.


EMCF's View | October 18, 2018

An Update on EMCF’s Limited Life

The Foundation shares its plan for completing its work and leaving a lasting impact for children and youth, with the support of Blue Meridian Partners, Inc.

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Following | HealthySteps | June 24, 2019

A Noble Collaboration: Capital Flows to Social-Service Groups

Barron's reports on the comprehensive care HealthySteps provides low-income children and families, and how Blue Meridian Partners aggregates funding to expand this and other programs helping impoverished Americans.


Following | Nurse-Family Partnership | May 1, 2019

Toxic Stress and Children’s Outcomes

An Economic Policy Institute report highlights Nurse-Family Partnership as a program that promotes protective parenting and reduces the pressures that affect African Americans disproportionately.  


Following | Youth Villages | March 22, 2019

Has Tennessee Solved Oregon’s Foster Care Crisis?

Oregon Public Broadcasting describes what its state’s troubled child welfare system can learn from Youth Villages’ Intercept program: Help kids (and their families) in their own homes.

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Video | Communities In Schools | April 16, 2018

Community Matters

“She’s going to college!” A CIS site coordinator inspires a struggling teen to become a "self-motivator" by letting her know she’s not alone.

Video | Upstream USA | February 12, 2018

Kori’s Birth Control Story

“I want to be a mom on my own time.” A pastor’s daughter in Delaware describes how access to effective birth control makes her “feel so empowered as a woman.”

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