The Sorenson Impact Center is committed to showcasing innovative solutions to social problems. Towards this end, the Center has cultivated a world-class team of filmmakers and partnered with Forbes to launch a first-of-its-kind original content series, “The Impact Revolution.” To date, the Center has launched 40 powerful short films.
Real Change in South Central L.A.
SoLa Impact has been recognized as a Forbes OZ 20 Grand Prize Winner for their transformative work in using opportunity zones to create jobs and deliver affordable housing for people and communities in South LA.
For more info on SoLa Impact: solaimpact.com/
Tribal Nations Collaborate for Impact in Washington State
In May 2019, Sorenson Impact was invited by the Washington State Department of Commerce to visit the Olympic Peninsula and learn about how tribal nations and communities are leveraging the opportunity zone incentive. SIC captures a broad coalition of partners committed to equitable development.
How We Feel about Higher Ed
Philanthropy Should Take Risks
Learning Through Music
The Story of Allen Jay Prep Academy
Utah HERO Project
Preserving Small Town America
Brigham City Opportunity Zone
Utah HERO Project
Small Business Owners
Mayor Michael Tubbs
A Voice for Stockton
Liberty & Justice
Lifting Women out of Poverty in Liberia
Four Points Funding
Revitalized Hope in Rural Colorado
Four Points Funding LLC has been recognized as a Forbes OZ 20 Top 4 Grand Prize Winner for their efforts in deploying #highimpact capital in #rural Colorado. They are actively investing in 7 projects across rural Colorado, bringing more than $100m to the local economy.
For more information on Four Points Funding: https://www.fourpointsfunding.com/
With transformative efforts to reduce recidivism across 6 states, Defy Ventures is realizing already developed entrepreneurial skills of the incarcerated through a rigorous educational program that provides a fair “first chance” and an opportunity for success as inmates re-enter society.
For more information on Defy Ventures: https://www.defyventures.org/