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Civic Engagement Latina Leader Calls Empowering Latinos Her \"True Calling\"
Director of Civic Engagement of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) in Houston, Texas, Claudia Ortega-Hogue is a Latina with a mission: To inspire every single...more

What American Philanthropy Can Teach Europe
The author, Guy Sorman, observes that most of the cultural enterprises and educational institutions in America are funded by private donations, while in Europe they are constrained and open. A...more

Philanthropy Modestly Rises from a Five-Year Slump
The Giving USA Foundation, in partnership with Indiana University, unveils a report from its 58th edition showing how the American philanthropic industry has been slowly, but steadily rising despite...more

Social Enterprise Bicycle Shop Celebrates Five Years of Doing Social Good
Dublin-based social enterprise bicycle shop, Rothar, founded by Anne Bedos, turns five years old. Rothar trains and hires people who are long-term unemployed as bike mechanics. Bedos finds that it...more

Nepal's civil society leaders expressed their stern opposition over the formation of an election government headed by the Chief Justice. According to civil society leaders, allowing the head of...more

Thumbs Up for Hillsdale County\
Hillsdale Community Health Center CEO, Duke Anderson, has recently expressed his delight over the progress of the county's economic development. During a presentation given by the Hillsdale...more

Community Development Block Grant Program Features New Projects in Weber County
Two latest projects have been lined up for 2013 by the Community Development Block Grant program. The projects are deemed to improve the lives of low-wage families in Weber County. The Wasatch...more

Local Summit to Address Reducing Homelessness
Santa Barbara County residents will participate in the Homelessness Action Summit at UC Santa Barbara's Campbell Hall to tackle possible strategies for reducing the ever-growing homelessness...more

Memory Champ Campaigns for Alzheimer\
Three-time national memory champ Nelson Dellis, where he won the 2014 USA Memory Championship on March 29 in New York City, is crusading to raise Alzheimer's awareness and money to fund its research...more

A New, Innovative Approach to Housing and Community Development
Homeowners in Lagos, Nigeria have the rare privilege of living in an estate with modern amenities for horse racing. This effort is part of Building Diagnostic's new and unique approach to housing...more

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Social Enterprise Accelerator Solvey Explodes on YouTube

Social Enterprise Accelerator Solvey Explodes on YouTube
VideoDave Erasmus (left) and Louis Cole (right), co-founders of the Solvey Project. Photo Courtesy of...

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