Our world is changing.

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Port Arthur, Texas after Hurricane Harvey, 2017


Faith in established systems is crumbling.

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Caucus room in the Russell Senate Office Building (photo by the Architect of the Capitol)


As the role of government shifts, people want the private sector to do more and more.

A crowd marching and holding signs at a protest, with focus on a sign saying 'Science is the engine of the economy'

March for Science, 2017 (photo by Molly Adams)


But it’s hard to know whom to trust. It’s no wonder people don’t want to challenge their beliefs.

An adult with a shirt saying 'Learning Lamp' sits cross-legged on the floor of a playroom and holds the hand of a child who is looking at the camera

The Learning Lamp (EIN: 20-0306745, Johnstown, PA) served 93,341 meals in their community in 2018.

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The Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago (EIN: 36-2167034; Chicago, IL) delivered 575,681 meals, food bags and grocery cards to vulnerable individuals in 2018.


In their own way, each is at the leading edge of change.

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Trae and Jesyah are part of the Friendship Program at Best Buddies International (EIN: 52-1614576) in Miami, FL.

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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House (EIN: 13-1628180, New York, NY) provides an extensive array of services—social, educational, legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness. They served 15,000 low-income clients in 2018.

But being out in front can be isolating and overwhelming.

It can be hard to see the big picture.

We are many things at once.

We’re data scientists and designers, sociologists and strategists, programmers and policy wonks, veterans and upstarts. 

We’re idealists and realists at the same time. But we all believe that sharing knowledge can help us create a better world. We brought together 88 years of experience, but we’re ready to clear a path forward.

Learn more about what we do.

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