Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Pro bono services nonprofit Taproot Foundation founder, Aaron Hurst, predicts the rise of a new economy - the Purpose Economy.
According to Hurst, the changes people see are about developing...more
Queen City Forward is a nonprofit hub that boosts the creation and impact of social entrepreneurs and social ventures.
The hub seeks to help social entrepreneurs make their projects possible. One...more
Josh York hadn't anticipated that his beanies, which were sold for a dollar while he was working at the Aco Hardware, would become successful.
From this success, he decided to give back to the...more
The British Council and YES Network Pakistan have launched the Youth Social Enterprise Challenge 2013 to help shape the entrepreneurial spirit of Pakistani youth.
This year, the challenge intends...more
These simple, unheralded, little-known technologies may just change the world, one chewed gum, solar-cooked dish or sanitized hand at a time.
Huffington Post listed 11 of these inventions that...more
Embarking on start-up social enterprises can be the most critical, according to Hila Mehr, StartingBloc Fellow and author.
There has been lack of support and leadership development funding for...more
A Montecillo Development in west El Paso is intended for the area's senior citizens.
Geared for adults aged 55 and older, this smart growth project is designed as an urban apartment living for...more
X-Forces, the social enterprise that aids former armed forces service members kick start their own small businesses, will be expanding its base to Newcastle's Westgate Road.
Zimbra Inc., a communications solution provider, is one company whose leaders have instilled the value of civic engagement to its employees.
According to Chairman and CEO Patrick Brandt, getting...more
The National Environment Agency (NEA) and South West Community Development Council (CDC) is launching the Operation Mozzie Free Learning Experience @ South West.
The Learning Experience initiative...more