New Venture Fund

For Support Of The Upstream Project

Overview
Many women across the country are not offered or able to obtain the most effective forms of contraception, such as IUDs or implants, when they visit a health care center. This grant would provide unrestricted funds to support Upstream, a project of the New Venture Fund, aimed at developing strategies to increase access to the most effective methods of birth control. Building on the work of the Contraceptive Choice Project at Washington University and the Bixby Center at the University of California, San Francisco, Upstream plans to develop and test a new, enhanced training intervention at a diverse set of health centers and measure its impact in a six-site pilot project.
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for supporting English Learners Success Forum  
The English Learners Success Forum, a project of the New Venture Fund, collaborates with leading researchers in the field, district leaders, teachers, content creators, and education funders to raise the instructional rigor for students categorized as English learners (ELs). The group will conduct classroom-based case studies and build field awareness of effective, openly licensed, content-specific EL instructional supports in core curriculum and professional learning materials. This work will build, amplify, and support efforts that help students furthest from opportunity learn deeply.

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