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A system rife with dysfunctions that prevent us from making the kind of population-level change and reduction in disparities we desperately want to achieve …

Interise 2020

Mar 9, 2020

(Boston, MA) To What End: Confronting the Nonprofit Industrial Complex                    

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Listen below to the introduction to the Finding Common Purpose podcast where you’ll learn about what Andrew and others call the Nonprofit Industrial Complex.

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About Andrew Wolk

Andrew Wolk became a serial social entrepreneur more than twenty years ago to pursue his life’s work: helping best utilize resources that enable more individuals and families achieve lifelong success, from a healthy birth, to entering school ready to learn, to receiving a quality education, to getting and keeping a good paying job, and to a healthy and secure aging.

 

Andrew is currently the CEO of Root Cause, the nonprofit consulting firm he founded in 2004. In that role, he has worked with dozens of foundations, nonprofit organizations, public school districts, corporations, and government agencies. His work includes partnering with the Open Society Foundations to develop the strategy and launch the Campaign for Black Male Achievement; managing the Workforce Investment Network with the State Street Foundation; and leading the Continuous Quality Improvement efforts as part of Get Ready Guilford with Ready for School, Ready for Life, and The Duke Endowment, His work on collective action, measurement, learning, improvement, and strategy has helped organizations across the country in the fields of early childhood and K-12 education, workforce development, poverty alleviation, and aging-and has improved more people’s lives.

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