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Crowdfunding to Support Independent Journalism
Spearheaded by Sasa Vucinic, IndieVoices has jumped into the crowdfunding bandwagon by having its website cater to crowdfunding initiatives to support independent journalism. IndieVoices is...more



Economic Development and Collaboration for the Arts
Local arts organizations and economic development, tourism and government representatives were brought together to address ways on how to collaborate on future events and activities that could propel...more

Homeless Young Artists Squeeze Creative Juices through Artworks
The Walters Cultural Arts Center showcase creative talents of homeless artists through the help of Portland-based organization, p:ear (project: education, art, recreation). p:ear serves about 900...more

One Man Envisions the World as Being More Connected and Sustainable
Daan Roosegaarde, the famous Dutch innovator and founder of social design lab Studio Roosegaarde, wants to create a more connected, sustainable world, which ignites from his obsession with the...more

Parent Volunteer Teaches Students Art at Charter School
Parent volunteer Jessica Owens spends her time and money planning and creating art projects and obtaining supplies to teach students at the Pocatello Community Charter School. Jessica is a regular...more

UNESCO Integrates Preservation of World Heritage Sites for Sustainable Tourism
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) integrates a unique approach to improve the lives of locals and subdue poverty by promoting cultural heritage and...more

Heart Gallery Colorado Features Children Waiting for Adoption Exhibit
Heart Gallery Colorado, a moving display of pictures of children available for adoption in the state, features "compelling and highly emotional" stories through the photos of kids who are in need...more

Dispelling Santa Cruz Homeless Stereotypes through Telling Stories
Annette March, founder and project director of the Not the Other: The Oral Histories of People Experiencing Homelessness, aims to banish misconceptions regarding Santa Cruz's homeless residents by...more

Easter Kentucky Woman Honored for Volunteer Work
Tina Webb, director of the Coal Miners' Museum, has recently been recognized as Eastern Kentucky Pride's outstanding volunteer of the month. Webb has been volunteering for the past 12 years. She...more

Art Therapy Program for Homeless Artists in Boston
An online marketplace has been set up to help Boston-area artists sell their artworks, ArtLifting. ArtLifting is founded by brother-sister duo Spencer and Liz Powers. The site, artlifting.com, is...more






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Forbes Contributor Shares Lessons He’s Learned for Social Entrepreneurs

Forbes Contributor Shares Lessons He’s Learned for Social Entrepreneurs
Tom Watson, contributor at Forbes, shares four important lessons for social entrepreneurs – lessons that build...



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