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Travel the World, Says Social Entrepreneur
Social entrepreneur Kenji Summers, founder of Passport life, commits his life to helping under-resourced youth see the world and engage in global culture. Global entry card in hand, Summers says...more



Homeless Day Center in Ballpark Gets Subsidy Boost
Denver, Colorado's day center for the homeless has been approved with a $8.6 million in financial assistance by the Denver City Council. The Council has signed agreements with the Denver Rescue...more

Social Entrepreneurship Incubator Harbors Civic Engagement in Tunisia
A social entrepreneurship incubator in Tunisia, called IMPACT, aims to foster civic engagement. The French Agency for Development launched IMPACT in December to aid in Jasmine Revolution's...more

Civil Society Groups Band Together to End Racism
Civil society groups have assembled to petition 10,000 signatures insisting that the government should sanction the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination...more

Federal Budget Cuts Will Result In Airfest Cancellation and Worker Layoffs
The MacDill Air Force Base faces the upcoming federal budget cuts that would mean cancellation of Airfest and civilian employee layoffs. Most of the 3,000 employees working at MacDill could be...more

HHS Secretary Sebelius Promote Health Insurance Enrollment in New Jersey
US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recognizes over 20 New Jersey organizations and businesses that have volunteered to help uninsured Americans get coverage...more

Report Shows High Rates of Homelessness in Canada
According to two Canadian reports just recently released, rates of homelessness and poverty in the country are high. The findings state that homelessness and poverty often strikes indigenous and...more

Medicare: Questions and Answers
Director of Runningwater Draw RSVP, Linda Milner Shipp, have gotten hold of information concerning Medicare changes provided by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Some questions that...more

Prudential Recognizes Outstanding Student Volunteers
D.C. students Sydney Kamen, of Georgetown Day School, and Maxine Bailey, of Holy Trinity School, have been granted a Prudential Spirit of Community Award along with 100 other civic-minded youth from...more

Recall Election Spawns Civic Engagement
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, during the event of the 2003 recall election, called for an all-inclusive strategy to tackle California's urgent water needs with his Strategic Growth Plan. The result...more






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The Role Social Enterprise Play in Society


The Role Social Enterprise Play in Society

What are social enterprises’ role in society? The Guardian conducts a panel to answer and discuss this issue on 3 April at 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm.




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