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Rider-Pool Program Officer Published on National Health Site

Date posted: September 17, 2018

Ronald C. Dendas, Program Officer of The Rider-Pool Foundation, was recently asked to contribute his perspective on findings from the first four years of the Collective Impact Fellowship. His article appears here on the nationally […]

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Summer Enrichment Program Provided for Building 21 Students

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Building 21 Allentown 2018 provided hands-on, rigorous learning opportunities for 50 Building 21 students this summer. The students participated in work experiences at 19 different sites across the Lehigh Valley through the last two months […]

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Tamarack Institute and Ontario Trillium Foundation Visit to the Lehigh Valley

Date posted: August 16, 2018

On January 16-18, 2018, The Rider-Pool Foundation and The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley hosted Sylvia Cheuy, Consulting Director of the Tamarack Institute’s Collective Impact Idea Area, and Jen Roynon, Director of Partnerships […]

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Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley graduates inaugural class of Leadership Without Limits program

Date posted: April 2, 2018 | Source: Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley

Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley’s inaugural class of Leadership Without Limits participants completed a rigorous 8 week developmental intensive program, grounded in self reflection, team building, and courageous leadership.  Support for the program was provided by […]

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The Rider-Pool Foundation recognized for Collective Impact Fellowship

Date posted: | Source: The Tamarack Institute, 2018

The Rider-Pool Foundation was recently showcased in a case study publication by the Tamarack Institute for Community Engagement.  Tamarack was founded in 2002 as a place to understand community change and help organizations and citizens work better together […]

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Leadership Without Limits!

Date posted: February 15, 2018

The Rider-Pool Foundation provided support to Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley (PNLV) for the creation of their Leadership Without Limits! initiative.  See a video of the program here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1srDAahjXoEKgKXZqmT-UMX_cKKoBwPkF/view?ts=5a8373de

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Community Impact Fellow reflects on Martin Luther King, Jr. – The Morning Call – January 15, 2018

Date posted: January 24, 2018

America continues working on King’s dream Rev. Larry Pickens In 2018, we mark 50 years since the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel, in Memphis, Tenn. Our […]

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Downtown Allentown Revitalization District receives Urban Land Institute Global Award for Excellence

Date posted: November 14, 2017

Congratulations to ANIZDA, City Center Investment Corp., and everyone else involved in helping the Queen City receive this important recognition. “The Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority (ANIZDA) announced today that the “Downtown Allentown Revitalization […]

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Veterans helping veterans through LVMAC

Date posted: November 10, 2017

The Lehigh Valley is home to an estimated 40,000 to 50,000 veterans, with another 150,000 family members of veterans living in the region. The nonprofit Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council (LVMAC) aims to help them […]

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The impact of homelessness on the health and education of children

Date posted: October 18, 2017

Dr. John Cook, Senior Research Scientist for Children’s HealthWatch in Boston, was the keynote speaker at The Dorothy Rider Pool Health Care Trust’s symposium on housing and homelessness issues in September 2016. During his presentation […]

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