Inside the Growing Push for Social and Emotional Learning in K-12 Education

Inside the Growing Push for Social and Emotional Learning in K-12 Education

More funders are backing social and emotional learning and other “whole child” approaches, helping power a growing field that aims to reimagine schools. But what do philanthropies mean when they talk about SEL and what’s behind its new popularity?

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Focusing on Pivotal Moments, a Foundation Works to Help Girls and Women Avoid the Sex Trade

Focusing on Pivotal Moments, a Foundation Works to Help Girls and Women Avoid the Sex Trade

NoVo has long been a leader in the fight against sex trafficking. Now, with a new grantmaking program, the foundation is looking to close on-ramps and create exit ramps for the girls and women involved in trafficking and the sex trade within the U.S.

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Think Systemically, Act Locally: Who's Backing This Push to Build Community Wealth?

Think Systemically, Act Locally: Who's Backing This Push to Build Community Wealth?

The Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) believes that supporting fair local economies means questioning the larger status quo. Which funders are behind its approach? 

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Vulnerable Workers: Who's Combating Gender-Based Violence in the Garment Industry?

Vulnerable Workers: Who's Combating Gender-Based Violence in the Garment Industry?

Tens of millions of women work in a global garment industry where violence, exploitation and sexual harassment are pervasive problems. A group of funders has been collaborating to help them. 

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New Ideas to Fight An Old Scourge: Funding Innovation Against Modern Slavery

New Ideas to Fight An Old Scourge: Funding Innovation Against Modern Slavery

These are nerve wracking times for U.S. advocates working to combat human trafficking. But grants keep flowing from key funders, including support for novel approaches to the problem in cities. 

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