Stand Together CEO Brian Hooks discusses insights for an effective bottom up social change model
Unite with anyone to do right: Stand Together CEO Brian Hooks shares insights for an effective social change model
Stand Together CEO Brian Hooks along with Jeff Zucker explain why a bottom-up social change model can help effect meaningful social change. More
FreeWorld founder Jason Wang on truck
Criminal Justice Reform
Employment for formerly incarcerated Americans poised to transform an industry
“FreeWorld” provides employment for formerly incarcerated people. Click to learn about this nonprofit helping people who have been in prison. More
Brian Hooks explaining technology and philanthropy connection
What Role Can Technology Play in Philanthropy
How does technology help nonprofit organizations? Click here to learn about the intersection between technology and philanthropy. More
"Man is working at metal factory, he is welding a piece of rail using special tools." Credit: Fxquadro / Adobe Stock
Economic Progress
“Veryable” App Provides An On Demand Labor Platform
Two changemakers founded the “Veryable” app to help solve the labor shortage in manufacturing. Click to learn about the labor on demand platform. More
Surrounded by a learning community, aided by a coach, and working towards fulfilling her dream in a setting built for her success, PelotonU student Ashley is on her way to working in education.
PelotonU is empowering a new generation of students with self-paced online college
Peloton College offers self-paced online college & uses competency-based education for a new generation of students. Learn more about PelotonU today. More
Changemakers helping to improve police community relations
Criminal Justice Reform
These changemakers are improving police community relations: Their progress so far on fixing what’s broken with the policing system
Changemakers are helping to improve police community relations. Click to learn how they are fixing what’s broken with the policing system. More

Press Releases
Stand Together Foundation Launching Up to $30 Million Initiative, Empowering 100 Nonprofits Fighting Poverty to Scale their Transformative Solutions to Ending Poverty in America Catalyst Impact Grant Program will help nonprofits fighting poverty accelerate their impact and transform how society thinks about ending poverty in America. Arlington, Va. (October 20, 2022) – Stand Together Foundation, […] More
November 9, 2022
Today, 1 Million Strong, an impact initiative that seeks to transform the way people think about addiction and recovery, announced a partnership with the 2022 Bourbon & Beyond festival that will include a sober-supportive wellness tent experience for festival-goers to cool off, relax, and enjoy alcohol-free cocktails in a comfortable environment. More
September 13, 2022
Celebrity Chef Pati Jinich and Stand Together Launch ‘Thriving Through Food’ Video Series Highlighting How Communities Unite Through Food Video Series Features Immigrant-Owned Restaurants in Raleigh and Atlanta Arlington, Va. (June 3, 2022) –Celebrity Chef and TV personality Pati Jinich, in partnership with Stand Together, is releasing ‘Thriving Through Food,’ a video series aiming to […] More
June 6, 2022
Stand Together and Oak View Group Announce Exclusive Social Impact Partnership for New Venue and Team with Acrisure Arena and Coachella Valley Firebirds Bringing Year-Round Entertainment and Social-Impact to the Heart of Coachella Valley Arlington, Va. (May 26, 2022) –Today, Stand Together, a philanthropic community that tackles the root causes of our country’s biggest problems, […] More
May 24, 2022
Stand Together Fellow Neil Chilson releases new book, ‘Getting Out Of Control: Emergent Leadership in a Complex World’ Explores embracing the beauty of life’s chaos rather than grasping for control  ARLINGTON, Va. – September 23, 2021 – Today, Neil Chilson, the senior research fellow for technology and innovation at Stand Together – a philanthropic community tackling some of the biggest challenges of our […] More
September 23, 2021
More than 200,000 images from the archives of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will be digitized to preserve Black history in America. More
August 11, 2021
The verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin reinforces two truths: The injustices endured by Black Americans are real and persistent. And our country contains within it the ability to address them. More
April 21, 2021
Stand Together announced the launch of the Common Ground: Immigration Pop-Up Exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Center. This installation launches alongside President Bush’s book and exhibit “Out of Many, One: Portraits of America’s Immigrants.” More
April 20, 2021
The Covid Commission Planning Group (CPG) will organize a National Commission that builds a foundation to understand the global impact of COVID-19 and how to protect against future public health catastrophes. More
April 13, 2021
The new e-book, “The Stories of Our Table”, celebrates the culinary contributions, stories, and life lessons of immigrants in this country. More
April 1, 2021