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.
Regardless of Silicon Valley being known as a place for opulent homes, talent and great jobs, the Valley has also failed to meet most of the basic needs of its residents, starting with food and...more
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
Pat Eddy, Central City Improvement District's (CCID) social development manager, shares a survey conducted a few years back where it revealed that about 560 people lived on Cape Town CBD's...more
ONEHOPE, the social enterprise that raised more than $1 million for charity, is a good example of the triple-win philosophy that dabbles not only in cause-centric commerce, but injects the essence of...more
A recent research released by the Social Economy Alliance suggests consumers prefer to buy social, but in The Guardian's open thread, questions surface: Will social enterprises ever underpin the UK...more
Social enterprises are continually innovating in various sectors and markets regardless of limited funding and resources compared to high-profile companies.
Different social enterprises are...more
Starbucks, with its new "College Achievement Plan", is paying for its employee' college educations for their junior and senior year tuition for a degree from Arizona State University.
The principle of civility - which accounts for having manners, etiquette and politeness - is the hope for today's generation.
Sandra Morisset, a professional etiquette trainer, told ABC News...more
Richard Branson, a British business mogul and founder of the Virgin Group of companies, speaks about social entrepreneurship and improving other people's lives.
Branson tells that...more
Bridges Self-Management Limited is now operating as a social enterprise.
The organization aims to help stroke survivors get back on the road, fully independent and confident to regain their normal...more