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Rider-Pool Foundation Fellows reflect on their training in the Collective Impact Community Fellowship Program

Date posted: November 18, 2016

When The Board of Directors of The Rider-Pool Foundation decided to create The Collective Impact Fellowship Program in 2014 it set the stage for a unique approach to collective impact efforts. Its goal was to […]

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THE RIDER-POOL FOUNDATION COLLECTIVE IMPACT FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM CONTINUES WITH NEW CLASS OF COMMUNITY LEADERS

Date posted: November 10, 2016

  The Rider-Pool Foundation has announced the third class in its intensive, nine-month Fellowship program that trains and equips non-profit leaders to meet the community needs of a rapidly developing downtown Allentown. The Collective Impact […]

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Passion. Power. Agency: Building 21 – by Ed Meehan

Date posted: July 11, 2016

Editorial by Ed Meehan, Executive Director – The Rider-Pool Foundation There is encouraging news to share about public education in Allentown. Specifically about a group of individuals who took personal responsibility, worked together, and did […]

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Ed Meehan op-ed on Building 21 first year successes featured in The Morning Call

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The Rider-Pool Foundation Executive Director Ed Meehan’s op-ed piece on the success of students and faculty of Building 21 during its first year was featured in today’s Morning Call: http://www.mcall.com/opinion/mc-allentown-school-building-21-meehan-yv–20160711-story.html

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2015 Annual Report

Date posted: June 16, 2016

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Three Questions with… Patrick Mulcahy of PA Shakespeare Festival

Date posted: April 20, 2016

1. What is the PA Shakespeare Festival? How long has it been in existence? What performances are being featured this year? Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is a fully professional theatre company at DeSales University. The Festival […]

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THE RIDER-POOL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES SECOND CLASS OF COLLECTIVE IMPACT ACTION LEARNING FELLOWSHIP

Date posted: December 14, 2015

The Rider-Pool Foundation has announced the second class in its intensive nine-month Fellowship program that trains and equips non-profit leaders to better meet the community needs of a rapidly developing downtown Allentown. The Collective Impact […]

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Upside Allentown video features Promise Neighborhoods

Date posted: September 9, 2015

This new video by Upside Allentown features an interview with the staff of Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley and discusses its Allentown Promise Neighborhood:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SSdm0pbh4o  

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Three Questions with… Christopher Kocher of The Wildlands Conservancy

Date posted: July 9, 2015

1. Tell us about Wildlands Conservancy. What is its mission and goals? Wildlands Conservancy is the Lehigh Valley’s nonprofit land trust. Since 1973, we’ve been creating lasting connections to nature through land protection, environmental stewardship […]

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2014 Annual Report

Date posted: June 10, 2015

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