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How profound is the injustice in the US criminal justice system? The Marshall Project and the New Yorker partnered up to bring the stories of those directly impacted in a collection of short videos, offering a 360-degree portrait of the state of crime and punishment in the United States.
Read the stories here.
Power of Two enlightens the panel on "Tell Me Something I Don't Know" by explaining the organization's evidence-based approach to reducing cortisol levels in children.
Listen to the podcast here. (Power of Two featured at 30:50)
New Media Ventures announced a commitment of $1 million to the Resist and Rebuild Fund for tech & media startups driving progressive change.
Read this piece by NMV’s Julie Menter to learn more.
On June 19, innovators and impact investors convened in NYC for the launch of a new SOCAP initiative, The Good Capital Project.
Read ImpactAlpha's take on The Good Capital Project's inaugural event here.
Village Capital President Ross Baird partnered with the DOEN Foundation, the Kauffman Foundation, and the Sorenson Impact Foundation to discover what works in entrepreneur support.
Read about insights and lessons learned here.
Enclude and Echoing Green analyzed the performance of Echoing Green Fellows to capture lessons and trends for accelerating capital for for-profit and hybrid social enterprises.
Read the white paper here.
JustLeadershipUSA recently released the 2017 Leading With Conviction Report showcasing how formally incarcerated individuals are engaged in work that is helping to reduce jail rates, mobilize impacted communities, and redesign policy.
Read the report here.
VisionSpring is featured in the Scaling Pathways series from the Innovation Investment Alliance and CASE at Duke University. Read VisionSpring's story and learn strategies that they and other leading social enterprises have taken to scale their impact.
Access the series here.
Learn more about the Wesleyan Center for Prison Education's partnership with the Cheshire Correctional Institution in this video featuring participating students and educators.
In this report, Vera Institute, JustLeadersUSA, and Center for Court Innovation lay out a vision and plan for closing Rikers and rethinking incarceration.
Read more here.
Propel in the News
Sarah Williams, CEO of Propel Capital, writes this guest post on the SOCAP blog and discusses the importance of investing in first-time fund managers.
Read the post here.
Propel's Jeremy Mindich and Sarah Williams talk about what drew them to Root Capital and how their partnership has evolved over the years in this interview.
Read more here.
This library features real-world knowledge and expertise on structuring impact investments and enterprises. Access here.
This public resource is designed to help social entrepreneurs and impact accelerators more easily navigate the rapidly expanding ecosystem of support organizations. Access here.
This online toolkit addresses the needs and common pitfalls of impact entrepreneurs seeking to raise investment capital. Access here.
Seeded by Propel Capital in 2011, this annually updated list is a gateway into the world of impact investing for investors and their financial advisors, offering an easy way to identify experienced impact investment firms and explore the landscape of potential investment options. Access here.