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.
Angela Sanders of Paramus Post shares examples of local social enterprises that may not be obvious, but are slowly making a difference.
Sanders put the spotlight on social enterprise, defining it...more
Cancer care advocates and physicians across the U.S. are rallying Congress lawmakers to stop the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from executing the sequester cut to Medicare payments...more
Massachusetts will stand to lose funding for its local organizations and programs should the federal budget cut hit the state. Unless Congress takes action before Friday, an estimated $85 billion in...more
City governments and businesses from all over the world are taking action on fighting climate change.
According to the Protecting Our Capital report, majority of cities perceive climate change as...more
The first annual Social Enterprise and Crowdfunding Conference will be held at Utah on September 27, 2013 at Snowbird in Salt Lake County.
The one-day conference will be hosted by experts Devin D....more
For every pound of LIFT coffee consumed, Southwest Airlines has donated to green-energy projects in coffee growing areas. The Guatemala Light Project is the recipient of these donations, which is a...more
Tom Watson, Forbes contributor, reflects on civil society that has gone digital.
Watson unearthed a series of white papers that document how the civil society sector should plan for its own...more
Cliff Prior, writer for The Guardian and chief executive of UnLtd, offers insights on celebrity support in social enterprises.
Prior points out that celebrity names and support are powerful,...more
Friends Rebecca Brandt and Callie Brauel, along with Ghanaian Emmanuel Tetteh Quarmyne, formed a nonprofit they dubbed as A Ban Against Neglect, or ABAN that would recycle used plastic water bags...more