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Same-Sex Couples Now Have Access to Equal Medicare Advantage
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a memo stating that same-sex Medicare beneficiaries in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) will now have access to equal coverage when it...more



Social Change amidst Economic Hardship
In a contributing blog post, JustChangeOtt co-founder Mitchell Kutney, points his attention to the word 'social', which is sometimes tossed around and added to terms to express civic...more

Indigenous Social Enterprise Program Harbors Support from School and Local Government
Haere Whakamua, an indigenous social enterprise program, gathers support from the Auckland Council and the University of Auckland Business School to release potential business opportunities in both...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

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta to Incubate 4 Social Entrepreneurs
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) plans to incubate its selection of four social entrepreneurship ventures in the final round of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge. The social...more

The Story of a Homeless Girl
An article by award-winning journalist Andrea Elliott tells the story of Dasani, a homeless girl who lives in a bad City-run shelter. Her heartrending story is a look into the everyday privations...more

Social Economy Alliance Sweeps Into The Heart of Westminster
The Social Economy Alliance, composed of 450 organisations from the business and charity sectors, has hatched a campaign in Westminster Underground bearing political face swaps aimed to bewilder...more

New Breed of Social Enterprises Support Innovation in Education
A new breed of social enterprises is pushing efforts to relieve budgetary burdens and deliver inspirational education experiences. Innovation is key to most of these social enterprises: Excite-Ed,...more






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How Being a Social Enterprise Apprentice Changed Life of Ex-offender


How Being a Social Enterprise Apprentice Changed Life of Ex-offender

A former criminal has recently graduated from Jamie Oliver’s apprentice program at Fifteen London. Andy Kabeya believes he would be back in prison if he hadn’t enrolled in Fifteen’s scheme.


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