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Take 5: “Getting First-Generation Students Acquainted to College” and More

Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today: The Alumni: Georgetown Scholarship Program: Getting First-Generation Students Acquainted to College Early On “Potts and Kelly were paired up for an ‘achieve chat’ — one of the university’s many services offered out of its Georgetown Scholarship Program, which is designed to guide first-generation college students like Potts through the intimidating waters of Read More

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New Profit’s Board Chair, Jeff Walker, Featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

“I’ve met several people recently who had something in common. All were building collaborations to address big problems. All were experiencing genuine success. Yet all felt somehow “odd” because the way they were addressing the problem did not fit the typical nonprofit-leader mold. To each of them, I’ve said the same thing: There’s a name for people like you, and it’s “system entrepreneur.” – Jeff Walker Read More

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