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First-Ever Annual Social Enterprise and Crowdfunding Conference at Snowbird, September 2013
The first annual Social Enterprise and Crowdfunding Conference will be held at Utah on September 27, 2013 at Snowbird in Salt Lake County. The one-day conference will be hosted by experts Devin D....more



Homeless Summit Pinpoints Greater Communal Role
A summit with homeless liaisons recognizes ways and key solutions to bolster partnerships and coordinate services. However, a point that was touched on through the summit: how to make others aware...more

Kogi Governor Sanctions LG Officials to Take Community Development Seriously
Governor Idris Wada of Kogi goads 21 local government officials to adopt Community-Driven Development (CDD) management strategy to accelerate community development during the inauguration of his two...more

Social Enterprise Corengi Provides Matches to its Patients OkCupid Style
Like the popular dating site, OKCupid, Seattle-based social enterprise Corengi acts as an online site that offers free informational resources for Type 2 diabetes patients. The website also...more

National Council on Aging Kicks Off Social Enterprise
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) launches the formation of a new subsidiary, NCOA Services, LLC, which operates as a social enterprise. NCO Services will team up with both for-profit and...more

Tax Seminar Enrages Board Members
Community Development Director Laura Scott and Windham Economic Development Committee Chairman Bob Young braced themselves to reproachful inquiries associated with the tax seminar during the Feb. 25...more

Treasury Approves $325 Million in Community Development Bonds
The Treasury Department announces $325 million in community development bonds to invest in low-income communities nationwide. The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) has...more

Rental Housing Project Offers More Than Shelter To The Homeless
The $12 million, three-story Pescadero Lofts at 761 Pescadero St. housing project is designed to help the homeless get roofs over their heads in November. The federal government and the the...more

Preschool Implications of the Fiscal Cliff
According to the Center on Law and Social Policy, if Congress fails to pass legislation to avoid the looming "fiscal cliff," many families will lose access to the important early childhood...more

Global Fund for Children Founder Appointed Social Entrepreneur in Residence at Duke
Global Fund for Children founder, Maja Ajmera, has been appointed the Duke university's first social entrepreneur in residence. In her role, Ajmera will engage with all levels of the Duke...more





Russell James, a famed fashion photographer, started Nomad Two Worlds (N2W), an idea that stemmed from Russell’s Australian roots where he witnessed the culture clash between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Australia.




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