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This unexpected classroom is proving that education can unlock even the heaviest of doors.
There’s a new college campus that will have its first inaugural class of graduates enroll in 2020. While new colleges and university programs pop up all over the world each year, this one is different. The students in this program are incarcerated men
Changing Blighted Houses into Dream Homes
There’s no place like home – especially if it belongs to you – and a community non-profit is making this a reality for thousands of families who did not think homeownership was possible.
Helping thousands of entrepreneurs fight poverty in their communities by launching small businesses
As a young girl coming to America, Alfa Demmellash’s life quite literally hung by a thread -- or rather, by many threads which her mother wove together to build her family’s future.
How Philanthropic Leaders are Writing a New Playbook for Policy Advocacy
Stand Together CEO Brian Hooks recently joined a group of philanthropic leaders at the Urban Institute for a panel discussion on how innovative philanthropic leaders are pioneering new giving strategies on public advocacy.
Stand Together is Ensuring an Excellent Education for Every Child & Supporting Educators Nationwide
Too often, kids are asked to be something they’re not. Tests measure the wrong things. Teachers aren’t given credit for their passion. And, families are left without hope.
Transforming the Way We Tackle Homelessness
Thursday marks World Homeless Day, which since its inaugural event 10 years ago, has helped bring greater awareness to a cold reality: More than 500,000 people and families in the U.S. have no place to sleep at night.
Bridging Divides by Finding Common Ground: Immigration
What if America isn’t as divided as the headlines make it seem? What if we actually could work together to solve the biggest problems holding people—and our country—back?
Charles Koch joins the latest episode of The Tim Ferriss Show
Stand Together founder Charles Koch recently sat down for a wide-ranging interview with The Tim Ferriss Show, which has been selected as "Best of" Apple Podcasts for three years running.
A 99-percent high school graduation rate
Youth Entrepreneurs® is helping kids discover their gifts and fulfill their potential
The magnitude of America’s opioid crisis requires innovative—even unorthodox—solutions
Fortunately, one nonprofit has discovered a transformative approach
How to break down barriers to opportunity
This small business owner became an advocate for equal treatment—and helped make a difference in the lives of millions
A historic breakthrough once thought impossible
Van Jones and other reform advocates set aside their differences and worked together to pass nonpartisan criminal justice reform
Uniting people, despite their differences, to advocate for immigration reform
Portrait of a dreamer
Ready to rebound
One nonprofit has a life-changing approach to overcoming chronic unemployment
67-percent of U.S. employees don’t feel engaged at their jobs
This entrepreneur wants to empower people to find fulfillment in their work
The U.S. prison population has quadrupled since 1980. Something’s wrong.
A new group of scholars is searching for answers—and solutions that really work

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