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Forward Together in Challenging Times
Forward Together, an event that will unite over 200 voluntary, community and social enterprise groups, is expected to work closely in partnership with each sector to support each other in...more



Teen Mentors Motivate Younger Children to Make Healthier Choices
A new study indicates that teen mentors who participated in an obesity intervention resulted in healthy lifestyle changes among younger children. A medical trial conducted by Ohio State University...more

The Young Man Who Turned $25 into More than 200 Schools Worldwide Releases New Book
Adam Braun, founder of PencilsOfPromise.org, releases his book aptly titled, "Pencils of Promise". The Promise of a Pencil documents Braun's journey with each chapter. The book explains...more

Students More Likely to be Bullied at Schools with Anti-Bullying Initiatives
The latest UT Arlington study finds that students attending schools with anti-bullying programs may be more likely to be victims of bullying than children at schools without such...more

More Natural Resources Conservation Funding in the Federal Budget
The country's natural resources and environment are seen by the government as places of extraction to make drastic budget cuts. But, what is needed is more conservation funding, not...more

Spreading Social Impact Globally
Nicole Darabian of Canadian social enterprise Decode Global hands her top tips for global social impact. Her top tips include: Leverage technology; Engage youth in your approach; Focus on a...more

Nebraska Sees Rising Progress in Child Welfare
Children and Family Services (CFS) in the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services aims to return children in state custody safely to their families. Thanks to CFS, Nebraska is seeing...more

SNAP Cuts Places Youth At Risk
In a CLASP report, the benefit cuts of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly referred to as Food Stamps), places economically-disadvantaged young adults at risk. According...more

Indiegogo\
Indiegogo, the popular global fundraising and crowdfunding site, will be introducing a new pilot program called "Forever Funding" that will enable anyone with a successful campaign to keep raising...more

Oxford Takes Part in Hidden Spire Project for Homeless
Homeless in Oxford gets boost at their self-esteem through the Hidden Spire: How Lucky Are You? production at the Old Fire Station in George Street. More than 40 people who are currently, or have...more






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Exploring The Entrepreneurial Mindset – Their Approaches To Tackling Social Change

Exploring The Entrepreneurial Mindset – Their Approaches To Tackling Social Change
Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation, defines the meaning of social entrepreneurship, and explores...



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