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Social Entrepreneur Shares Lessons on Youth Employment Crisis in South Africa
Founder of Young Africa (YA), Ashoka Fellow and social entrepreneur, Dorien Beurskens, who was sanctioned as part of the Future Forward initiative, together with The MasterCard Foundation, shares her...more



Queen City Forward Helps Social Entrepreneurs’ Ideas Come Into Fruition
Queen City Forward is a nonprofit hub that boosts the creation and impact of social entrepreneurs and social ventures. The hub seeks to help social entrepreneurs make their projects possible. One...more

Social Entrepreneur Spotlight on Fairbourne Consulting\
Forbes contributor, Joshua Steimle, profiles individuals who are ta the forefront of social entrepreneurship. One of them is Peter Harris, venture capitalist and social entrepreneur at Fairbourne...more

Building an Economy Based On Purpose and Meaningful Relationships
Pro bono services nonprofit Taproot Foundation founder, Aaron Hurst, predicts the rise of a new economy - the Purpose Economy. According to Hurst, the changes people see are about developing...more

Higlands College Students Devise Dream Kitchen for People with Disabilities
Highlands College construction technology students have used their design skills to devise a luminous new dream kitchen built for the disabled at the Silver Bow Developmental Disabilities Council in...more

Arizona Department of Education Recognizes Six Mesa Schools for Civic Engagement
The Arizona Department of Education honored six schools in the Mesa Unified School District for civic engagement. A total of 20 schools were recognized across the country by the Excellence in...more

The Educational Price that Homeless Children Pay
Natalie Harris, executive director of the Coalition for the Homeless in Louisville, writes that a number of Louisvillians are unable to afford quality, safe housing in the community, and this growing...more

Launch of the Social Enterprise Strategy for Edinburgh
The new Edinburgh Social Enterprise Strategy is geared for launch at local social enterprise, The Melting Pot. The strategy arranges how social enterprises will be supported to form a vibrant...more

Federal Budget Cuts to Hit Massachusetts
Massachusetts will stand to lose funding for its local organizations and programs should the federal budget cut hit the state. Unless Congress takes action before Friday, an estimated $85 billion in...more

Goodwill Centre for Social Enterprise and the Environment
Goodwill Industries Ontario Great Lakes' latest investment, the Centre for Social Enterprise and the Environment, serves as a 'work platform' for up to 70 Goodwill clients in a number of...more






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Hexham Social Enterprise Launches Workshop to Provide Training for the Unemployed

Hexham Social Enterprise Launches Workshop to Provide Training for the Unemployed
A Gilesgate-based shop and community facility, Hexham’s Core Music, launches a separate workshop where up...



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