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Civic Engagement Evokes New Economic Opportunities
Rob Horowitz, a strategic and communications consultant and GoLocalProv MINDSETTER, writes that active citizen participation can result into a robust American community. Horowitz cites a report,...more



Startup Brigade Uses Technology To Bring Civic Engagement
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

More Women Spearheading Social Enterprises
A new research, RBS Women in Enterprise report, indicates that some female traits and experiences may be the core essence in women's choices to become social entrepreneurs. Social enterprise...more

Social Enterprise Qualifies for 2013 Summit Finals
BagoSphere, a social enterprise that offers training programs specifically for Bago City out-of-school youths to gain access to high quality employment, is a finalist in the 2013 Asia Pacific Cities...more

Negative Obesity News Stories Circulate In African American Newspapers
In a research conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, African Americans compose more than half of the obese population in the United States. In a similar study, the University of Missouri School of...more

New York City ID Card to Help Immigrants and the Homeless
A New York City municipal card being planned by supporters that would help immigrants in the country as well as the homeless will hold so much more than just being a mere government-issued...more

Civil Society Besieged in Various Parts of the World
United Nations officials and civil society organizations reveal that false charges, murderous intentions and prosecutions are attacking activists around the world. This alarming report causes...more

What Helps Lead to Associations of Civil Society?
The importance of considering the right balance of the relations between church and state has often been ignored by politicians. Matthew Kaemingk, a doctoral student at Fuller Theological...more

Pat Eddy: In Helping the Homeless, People Must Know How
Pat Eddy, Central City Improvement District's (CCID) social development manager, shares a survey conducted a few years back where it revealed that about 560 people lived on Cape Town CBD's...more






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Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Backs Social Saturday


Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Backs Social Saturday

UK will be celebrating its first national celebration of social enterprises dubbed as Social Saturday. World famous celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, who founded the Fifteen restaurant chain.




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