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Four Takeaways From My Farber Summer: Neethi Nayak, Booth School of Business & Harris School of Public Policy

My interest in REDF began even before I set foot in a business school classroom. As a joint policy and business student, I always valued an interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving. My prior work as a sustainability and future of work consultant had me cross paths with REDF prior to starting grad school! In learning more … Continue reading Four Takeaways From My Farber Summer: Neethi Nayak, Booth School of Business & Harris School of Public Policy

Press Release: REDF Accelerator Brings Together Emerging Social Enterprise Leaders with a Focus on Lived Experience in Overcoming Employment Barriers

CONTACT: Lori Warren Director of Marketing & Communications lwarren@redf.org (415) 561-6683 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   REDF Accelerator Brings Together Emerging Social Enterprise Leaders with a Focus on Lived Experience in Overcoming Employment Barriers A new cohort of 18 employment social entrepreneurs from across the U.S. joins the REDF Accelerator to experiment with sustainable strategies for … Continue reading Press Release: REDF Accelerator Brings Together Emerging Social Enterprise Leaders with a Focus on Lived Experience in Overcoming Employment Barriers

Using Feedback as an Evaluation and Capacity-Building Tool

This post was originally published by the American Evaluation Association (AEA). It shares reflections and lessons learned from a 2021 evaluation of employment social enterprise’s impact on employment and life stability conducted by RTI International. Explore the findings from that research here. Hello, we are Dina Wilderson (Director of Learning & Evidence at REDF), Pablo Gaxiola (Director of Reintegration … Continue reading Using Feedback as an Evaluation and Capacity-Building Tool

Farbers, Where Are They Now? A Conversation with Anne Marie Burgoyne

For over 20 years, REDF has hosted MBA students and graduates from across the country that are passionate about the power of business to transform lives, communities, and our economy. These interns, known as Farber Fellows, are matched with a REDF grantee and work directly with the employment social enterprise staff on a project to support … Continue reading Farbers, Where Are They Now? A Conversation with Anne Marie Burgoyne

Capital, Capacity, and Community – A Combination that Works

REDF and our partners are helping build an economy that works. For everyone. We’re on a mission to make sure our country no longer misses out on the enormous talent and potential of over 10 million Americans who remain stuck—sidelined from access and opportunity—due to the trauma of homelessness, incarceration, and other steep barriers to … Continue reading Capital, Capacity, and Community – A Combination that Works