Hopelab Press Releases

Hopelab is a transformative social innovation lab and impact investor working to support the mental well-being of adolescents, ages 10-25, especially BIPOC and LGBTQ+ youth. Through targeted social impact investments, youth-centered design and research support, and translational science partnerships, the organization leverages 20+ years of co-creation experience to influence systems change while centering health equity. 

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Hopelab supports amicus brief in Fearless Fund lawsuit; philanthropies and individuals have full rights to donate to charitable causes that align with their values.

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Inaugural Young Innovators in Behavioral Health Awards recognize 30 winners for their contributions to access, awareness, advancement of digital mental health care for young people.

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Hopelab’s investment will scale Vita Health’s proprietary telehealth platform and suicide intervention services to underserved young people.

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Hopelab welcomes Dr. Charity Brown Griffin and Bruny Kenou to the newest six-month cohort in the Health Equity Fellowship.

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imi guide recognized in Social Justice and Small Business Categories of 2023 Innovation by Design Awards from Fast Company.

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Hopelab announces its first cohort of 26 youth and intergenerationally-led organizations advocating for responsible technology.

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In response to the impact of the opioid epidemic, Hopelab has diversified its investment portfolio to include DynamiCare and YourPath, digital health organizations treating substance use disorders.

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New awards program recognizes contributions and advancements in mental health access and awareness by emerging leaders

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Hopelab announces investment in TRACE; sees potential to achieve positive impact at scale as it begins to design and implementation of the app for youth seeking gender-affirming resources.

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Hopelab Welcomes Kim Bright as Its New Vice President, Finance & Operations

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Margaret Laws, President & CEO of Hopelab was recognized in Rock Health’s Top 50 Digital Health Awards as a Luminary Leader.

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Juan Martinez, a nationally recognized advocate, brings 25+ years of experience as a communications and political strategist