Points of Light Civic Accelerator Invests $100,000 in Two Startups Advancing Digital Inclusion

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator announced today that it will invest $50,000 each in Cell-Ed (Palo Alto, California), a for-profit enterprise, and STEM…

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Former Banker Teaches Financial Literacy to At-Risk Girls

For more than 25 years, Liz Mockler worked as an executive in the banking industry as a change manager and certified financial…

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With the unPrison Project, Woman Born in Prison Brings Hope, Life Skills to Incarcerated Girls and Women

Meet Daily Point of Light Award honoree Deborah Jiang-Stein, who was a Top 10 finalist for the L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth Award in 2017. Each year L’Oréal…

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Bay Area Teen Aims to Rewrite the Story of Underprivileged Youth Through Literacy

“The single biggest indicator for academic success is having books at home,” said Fatima Yousef, the 16-year-old founder of the nonprofit Stories…

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Literacy Advocate Teaches English as a Second Language Courses for Twenty Years and Counting

Learning to live in another country requires more than simply learning the language. To be truly successful, individuals must learn to acclimate…

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Finance advocate champions new financial literacy education standards in Delaware school system

To kick-off National Volunteer Week, which starts on April 23, Points of Light and Bank of America are recognizing a volunteer who…

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Two Startups Addressing Digital and Financial Inclusion Each Receive $50,000 Investments from the Points of Light Civic Accelerator

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator announced today that it will invest $50,000 each in New York On Tech and PYT Funds – one nonprofit and one for-profit…

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Points of Light Civic Accelerator Launches Spring 2016 Class – Invests in 13 Civic Ventures That Are Addressing Digital and Financial Inclusion

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator – the first national accelerator dedicated to investing in civic ventures – announced today the 13 ventures selected…

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Florida Youth Advocates for Literacy and Aims for the Stars

Literacy is of the utmost importance as it relates to childhood education. What makes learning very difficult is the lack of access…

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Startups Addressing Digital and Financial Inclusion: Here’s Your Chance to Innovate and Grow

Are you running a startup working to answer this question: How might we accelerate technology adoption and financial inclusion for all to…

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