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Jobraising Challenge

Opening Doors to the American Dream

The National Transitional Jobs Network | Posted 03.23.2013 | Impact
The National Transitional Jobs Network

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifTransitional jobs programs work to help chronically unemployed people facing barriers to employment get the experience, skills and opportunity they need to enter the workforce.

Innovation in the New Grassroots Economy

Alliance to Develop Power | Posted 03.23.2013 | Impact
Alliance to Develop Power

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifThe national job crisis goes deeper than the availability of jobs. The day-to-day barriers to employment disproportionately impact families who lack cultural and economic capital to participate freely in the job market.

Flowers and An Unsigned Card

JVS Los Angeles | Posted 03.23.2013 | Impact
JVS Los Angeles

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifWhen they come to JVSLA, many of our clients are facing dire personal and social circumstances. Some are homeless or come from broken families, have disabilities or have exhausted all their resources.

The Two Sides of the Twin Cities

Twin Cities RISE! | Posted 03.23.2013 | Impact
Twin Cities RISE!

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifMinnesota is consistently named one of the best places to live in the United States. What many people don't know, however, is that the Twin Cities is also home to some of our nation's most dramatic racial and economic disparities.

Providing Opportunities to Those Who Need Them Most

Urban Alliance | Posted 03.23.2013 | Impact
Urban Alliance

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifWhile college is hugely important, the opportunity to intern, gain real-world work experience, and build a professional network is really what is going to propel our youth out of poverty.

(Not So) Equal Opportunity Employment

Outside the Box | Posted 03.23.2013 | Impact
Outside the Box

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifSo what happens when a child with a disability becomes an adult with a disability? What services are out there specifically tailored to meet the needs of that individual when they reach adulthood? Sadly, the answer is not many.

Connecting People to the Right Kind of Learning Opportunities

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning | Posted 03.23.2013 | Impact
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifGiven shrinking resources available for everything, it is critical that we help individuals, institutions and communities make good decisions about how we are investing those scarce resources.

A Job a Day, A Business a Week

Economic and Community Development Institute | Posted 03.23.2013 | Impact
Economic and Community Development Institute

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifWhile ECDI does provide small business loans, we believe it takes more than just money to get a successful small business started.

Finding Opportunities Other Lenders Miss

Accion and Opportunity Fund | Posted 03.23.2013 | Impact
Accion and Opportunity Fund

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifIn communities throughout the U.S., there are 10.8 million stories of small business owners who are on the brink of success and primed to create jobs for themselves and others. Yet, they cannot access the loan that would put them over the edge.

Restoring the Culture of Achievement

Venture For America | Posted 03.23.2013 | Impact
Venture For America

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifOur culture of achievement has grown to emphasize visions of success that are, for the most part, fairly predictable.

The JobRaising Challenge: Seizing the Moment to Help Put Americans Back to Work

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.23.2013 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifToday, as President Obama is sworn in for a second term, we're seizing the moment to take the JobRaising Challenge to the next stage. Starting now, you can view the powerful profiles and videos of our 74 finalists and donate to the organizations that resonate most with you.

Finalists Selected In Race To Address Jobs Crisis

Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact

On Wednesday, The Huffington Post, the Skoll Foundation and knowledge partner McKinsey & Company announced the 74 finalist organizations for the new J...

WATCH: Arianna And Edward Norton Discuss Job Creation Ideas

Posted 01.15.2013 | Impact

Arianna Huffington and Edward Norton see a solution to America’s job crisis in nonprofit organizations. The President and Editor-in-Chief of the...

Your Favorite Nonprofit Could Win Some Serious Cash -- But Only If They Apply Today

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Do you have a favorite nonprofit? Does their mission involve helping unemployed people find work? Quick -- e-mail them right now and let them know abo...