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Job Creation Rates Higher Than Expected in Doņa Ana County
MVEDA president and CEO, Davin Lopez, enthused that a number of new jobs being created has been higher than the county has ever had since before the recession. With the job creation success as...more



Hundreds of Students Volunteer on MLK Day
To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr's life, the Arkansas Commitment and The Clinton Foundation worked together to set up an event that was focused on rehabilitating a school in downtown Little Rock,...more

Verizon to Roll Out Millions to Social Impact Startups
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

Lewis: Wyoming Is Set for Economic Development
Rex Lewis, Puma Steel president and co-chair of the Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors, claims that Wyoming has a place in economic development. Over the years, the Wyoming Business...more

Shine Assembles Thousand Volunteers for Jackson Metro Clean Up
Shine, an extensive volunteer project, gathered an estimated 5,000 volunteers to clean up neighborhoods in the Jackson Metro. The trash clean up is due to a massive residential disaster in the...more

Thanks to Medicare, Over 6.6 Million People Saved Over $7 Billion Costs on Prescription Drugs
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in the event of the 48th anniversary of the passage of Medicare and Medicaid into law, reports that over 6.6 million Medicare beneficiaries have...more

Columbia Business School to Host 2013 Social Enterprise Conference
The Columbia Business School will be hosting the 2013 Social Enterprise Conference on October 4, 2013 at the Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University, New York. The conference will serve as an...more

Magee Marsh Volunteer Opportunities
The Friends of Magee Marsh are seeking for volunteers to help with events that the organization will be planning and sponsoring throughout the year. Volunteers at the Migratory Bird Center in the...more

The World\
City governments and businesses from all over the world are taking action on fighting climate change. According to the Protecting Our Capital report, majority of cities perceive climate change as...more

The Rapid Rise of the Arts and Culture Philanthropic Cause
In the latest edition of Giving USA, a research publication that reports on the sources and uses of philanthropic giving in the US, findings state that the arts and culture charitable cause is...more






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Social Entrepreneurs, Which Comes First? Social Mission or Business Goals?


Social Entrepreneurs, Which Comes First? Social Mission or Business Goals?

For social entrepreneurs, what comes first? Business or mission?




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