Foundations for Young Adult Success: A Developmental Framework

June 29, 2015

The University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research published a concept paper titled, ‘Foundations for Young Adult Success: A Developmental Framework.’ In the paper, in an effort to bolster the work of practitioners, administrators, and policy makers who influence youth development, the ingredients for young adult success are defined and described. Though not a Read More

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Southern Bancorp to Educate Leaders

June 22, 2015

Helena Arkansas in June is warm — very warm. But we were assured the 95-degree heat we were experiencing was mild compared to average temperatures in August. The heat notwithstanding, we had a genuine privilege to partner with Southern Bancorp to educate leaders from various communities throughout the Delta with our renowned curriculum and training, Read More

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New (and improved) Thinking in Philanthropy

June 18, 2015

I recently read something very promising in an online post by Darren Walker. “… our aim is to ask not, ‘How do we make this grant successful?’ but rather, ‘How do we help make this organization successful?’” Mr. Walker is the President of the Ford Foundation, and his post was a big announcement, at least Read More

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Colorado Lending Source Receives Innovation in Economic Development Award for IHEP

June 11, 2015

Denver—On Monday, May 13, 2015, the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) announced Colorado Lending Source as a recipient of the Innovation in Economic Development Award. During the NADCO Spring Summit in Washington, D.C., the Diamond Award Series recognized two organizations that exemplified excellence in the area of economic development. Colorado Lending Source received one Read More

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