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.
Erik Pages, the small business expert and president of Virginia-based EntreWorks Consulting, will give a talk to Salisbury how the community can promote entrepreneurship.
His talk will be held at...more
Chicago-based education startup ThinkCERCA, founded in 2012, develops software that teaches grades 4 to 12 students critical thinking and analytical skills.
Chuck Templeton, founder of OpenTable...more
Verizon returns its Powerful Answers award, a competition for startups that present $1 million in prizes.
It has already added a new startup category, which is transportation. With four...more
Personal and online banking service, Co-operative Bank, partnered with Social Enterprise UK and Social Enterprise Scotland to create a free bank account exclusively for social enterprises.
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
United Nations officials and civil society organizations reveal that false charges, murderous intentions and prosecutions are attacking activists around the world.
This alarming report causes...more
Minnesota twin cities - Minneapolis and St. Paul - have pledged to shelter every veteran by 2015.
The Twin Cities have been working to eradicate veteran homelessness for years. The first step is...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
Jonathan Jackson, of On Small Business, writes that there's no surefire solution to make a permanent social impact, but he dishes out his top principles to make impact work for the longer...more