Articles by Linda Shockley

In this GrantStation series, we’ll explore how Robin Hood inspired the founding of other poverty-fighting organizations, their impact and accountability in their cities, and how they’ve moved beyond the model.  Part one of this four-part series
Like most mothers of necessity, Operation Stand Down Tennessee (OSDTN) was founded in 1993 by a coalition of organizations and volunteers, many of them veterans themselves, to help Nashville’s chronically homeless veterans. Almost 25 years later, it
ExpandED Schools was founded in 1998 as The After-School Corporation (TASC) with a challenge grant from the Open Society Foundations (then Open Society Institute). The organization created the nation’s first citywide system of K-12 after-school
Education is at the heart of ExpandED Schools, a New York City-based nonprofit. The organization supports partnerships between public schools and community organizations that add 2.5 hours to the school day, bring more role models into the classroom