LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michelson 20MM Foundation became the newest member of the America Forward Coalition in an effort to champion innovative, effective solutions to America's pressing social issues.
Established in 2007, the America Forward Coalition achieves measurable outcomes in more than 14,500 communities nationwide. The coalition drives progress in multiple areas including: education, workforce development, and criminal justice reform.
"Joining forces with the coalition allows us to develop strategic partnerships as we scale our initiatives in higher education, technology, and workforce development. All of which, aim to deliver better outcomes for populations in need," says Dr. Gary K. Michelson, who founded the Michelson 20MM Foundation, alongside his wife, Alya Michelson.
With over 70 social innovation organizations, the America Forward Coalition impacts eight million American lives every year. The coalition has leveraged $1.5 billion dollars for social innovation, driving millions of federal resources towards programs with measurable results.
Dr. Michelson and Alya are dedicated to delivering better outcomes for populations in need. The Michelson 20MM Foundation plans to amplify the coalition's impact with its efforts.
"America Forward believes in the social innovators of this country and their power to unlock mass potential for our country," he says, "we couldn't agree more."
The Michelson 20MM Foundation joins a growing list of organizations under the America Forward Coalition umbrella. For a complete list, visit www.americaforward.org.
About the Michelson 20MM Foundation
The Michelson 20MM Foundation supports and invests in leading edge entrepreneurs, technologies, and initiatives with the potential to improve postsecondary access, affordability, and efficacy. Michelson 20MM was founded thanks to the generous support of renowned spinal surgeon Dr. Gary K. Michelson and his wife, Alya Michelson.
For more information, visit www.20mm.org.
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