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Indian Institute of Management Calcutta to Incubate 4 Social Entrepreneurs
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) plans to incubate its selection of four social entrepreneurship ventures in the final round of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge. The social...more



First Coast Service Options Secures Medicare Administrative Contract for Jurisdiction N
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has given the A/B Medicare Administrative Contractor contract for Jurisdiction N (JN) to the First Coast Service Options (First Coast). JN,...more

Young Autistic Adults Face Difficulty in Transitioning Into Employment
A new study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry reports that young adults with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) struggle more in transitioning into employment...more

Naugatuck Gets Boost from Federal Grant
Naugatuck is set to help low-income residents make the needed improvements to their homes through a $400,000 Community Development Block Grant. The Community Development Block Grant is awarded by...more

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Talks about National Minority Health Month
Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius, speaks about the National Minority Health Month. This celebratory month tackles awareness about health disparities...more

Young Social Entrepreneur Works to Improve Education in U.S.
Chase Winder, a young social entrepreneur who founded nonprofit Digital Learning Alliance (DLA), works to rebuild the educational system in the United States through the use of technology that...more

New Social Enterprise Empowers Stroke Survivors
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

Loras College to Host Civic Engagement Summit
Loras College, a Catholic college in Dubuque, will host the Campus Compact Upper Midwest Civic Engagement Summit. The summit will engage various college and university students in Iowa, Minnesota...more

Adelphi University as an Enterprise for Community Development
Adelphi University is reflects the Chamber of Commerce's vision of enlisting an enterprise to institute a strategic planning process for community development. The supposed enterprise would...more






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The Power of Being Unreasonable


The Power of Being Unreasonable

Teju Ravilochan co-founded the Unreasonable Institute in 2009 to design an academy to tackle poverty, social justice, and educational voids. It’s a social-good school for traditional and nonprofit companies to learn how to speed-up, find partners, and help fund their world-changing ideas.


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