Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
On the eve of March 3, 1987, a group of homeless advocates, Congressmen, and celebrities assembled near Capitol Hill to address the homelessness epidemic that had erupted throughout the...more
In an opinion piece, San Diego's next mayor, which represents the largest city in the region, can play a critical role in shaping the face of local government by addressing the potential of citizens...more
The Camden Society, an organization that runs services across London and Oxfordshire in the UK, established its social enterprise project, Unity Kitchen.
Unity Kitchen has been given the privilege...more
Social enterprise products need to be easily accessible and available in order to compete with the mainstream consumer market.
However, consumers are not aware of social enterprises and instead...more
Regardless of the positive growth and success of the social enterprise sector, there is still a need to address the lack of diversity in its leadership.
Peter Holbrook, chief executive of Social...more
Brigade, a new start-up being viewed as a way to engage young voters in politics by making it more like a social media experience, trying to use technology to encourage people to get...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
Iowa Economic Development Authority officials announce there are special funds available to would-be entrepreneurs who want to start a new business.
The funding is part of an effort to try to...more
According to charity lawyer Stephen Lloyd, charitable organizations should welcome the growth of social enterprises since its boom in the social enterprise market is the way to counter the seizure of...more