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Nurse Family Partnership

Jonathan Cohn

This May Be The Most Effective Anti-Poverty Program In America | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

NEW BRITAIN, Connecticut -- Luisa Cintron, 25, is sitting up as straight as she can, perched on the edge of the neatly made bed that doubles as a couc...

Behavioral Science May Prove to Be Our Most Important Science

Anthony Biglan | Posted 04.29.2015 | Science
Anthony Biglan

We take for granted the impact of the physical and biological sciences on our world, forgetting that it once took months to get from the east coast to the west coast or to communicate with someone across the ocean.

How Nurses Are Empowering Poor, Young Moms To Succeed

The Atlantic | NANCY COOK | Posted 01.16.2015 | Impact

At the start of her junior year of college, 19-year-old Camille Wallace discovered she was pregnant. At the time, she lived in student housing with th...

Tom Tierney, Chairman and Co-founder, The Bridgespan Group & Co-author, Give Smart: Philanthropy That Gets Results

Ann Paisley Chandler | Posted 01.14.2015 | Impact
Ann Paisley Chandler

Tom Tierney is a recognized leader in serving the nonprofit sector. In 1999, he co-founded The Bridgespan Group, an independent, nonprofit organization that collaborates with mission-driven leaders and organizations to help accelerate social impact.

What If We Already Knew How to Tackle Some of America's Thorniest Problems?

Jeff Bradach | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics
Jeff Bradach

Do you wish we knew a way to improve the health of at-risk mothers, and make it likelier that their kids will be safe at home and ready to succeed when they enter school?

Philosophy and Money

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 03.17.2013 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

When we look at our failure to adequately support poor children, money is not a reason. It is an excuse.

Ending Violence in Children's Lives: A Resolution We Cannot Afford to Break

Michael Feigelson | Posted 03.10.2013 | Impact
Michael Feigelson

As President Obama said at the Newtown vigil, "we're not doing enough, and we will have to change." By all means, let's do something. Programs like the Nurse Family Partnership and Cure Violence are two examples of strategies that get results. They are scientific proof of hope.

Giving Back: Nonprofit Pairs Up Nurses With Struggling First-Time Moms

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

Looking for Last Minute Gift Ideas? Help Someone Help Someone

Bob McKinnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bob McKinnon

Looking for a last minute stocking stuffer? Here's a thought: Skip the tie, scarf or gift card and use your time or money to help someone help someone.