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Angela Blanchard Named Spring 2018 Swearer Center Social Entrepreneur in Residence

Social entrepreneur and Angela Blanchard, has been selected as Taubman Fellows and Social Entrepreneurs in Residence at Brown University for the spring 2018 semester. The residency program, a partnership between Brown University academic departments and the Swearer Center for Public Service, brings experienced social change leaders to campus for a semester as educators, advisors, and […]

Paper City Magazine: Houston CEO Jumps into Emergency Shelter in wake of Harvey, Wins National Award of Crisis Management

Few if any in among the thousands that poured into NRG Center in the wake of Harvey recognized the sophisticated redhead leading the Harris County effort to open the emergency shelter. The leadership that Angela Blanchard, CEO of BakerRipley (previously Neighborhood Centers), exhibited that last Tuesday in August and throughout the crisis has been the […]

Places Journal: Houston’s Quiet Revolution

Houston’s Quiet Revolution: A modern settlement house movement is brewing in Texas. Have organizers figured out the secret to reviving the immigrant dream? Read the full story here.

NPR: How One Nonprofit is Working with Houston Immigrants

Houston is now the most diverse city in the U.S. and it is attracting a lot of immigrants from Vietnam, China, Iraq, South American and more. In response, a number of non profits have cropped up to help new immigrants deal with common challenges in the United States. Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson visited one […]