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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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The Rider-Pool Foundation sponsors new Bach at Noon concert series in downtown Allentown

Date posted: June 4, 2015

The Rider Pool-Foundation is proud to sponsor the new Bach at Noon concert series in downtown Allentown. Read all about it in this Morning Call article: http://www.mcall.com/entertainment/music/mc-classical-bach-noon-allentown-20150603-story.html#page=1

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Three questions with… Bridget George of the Bach Choir of Bethlehem

Date posted: March 30, 2015

1. Why did The Bach Choir of Bethlehem decide to expand its successful free monthly concert series in downtown Bethlehem to downtown Allentown? The Bach Choir initiated Bach at Noon at Central Moravian Church in […]

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