Benetech Expands Software for Social Good Initiatives in 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to look back and celebrate key accomplishments as we look ahead to 2018 with anticipation and excitement. We are proud of our ability to tackle hard problems and deliver positive and lasting social good in the areas of poverty, education, and human rights. Here are some of […]

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On the Table: Challenges and Solutions for Bay Area Housing Crisis

Benetech supports Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s initiative To those of us who live and work in the Bay Area, the stories are familiar: college graduates who move back home because they can’t afford an apartment; empty nesters who rent rooms to earn extra income. According to a 2017 poll by the Bay Area Council, respondents […]

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Decoding Dyslexia with an Ivy Leaguer

That Was Then: Dyslexia Diagnosis in Third Grade When we first met New Jersey native Brian Meersma, reading was a struggle. He was diagnosed with dyslexia in third grade, and because his reading skills were lower than his peers, his school recommended that he be removed from the regular classroom and placed in a special […]

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