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.
Abacus Wealth Partners will provide at least $126 million to impact investments over the next two years, following a White House roundtable on impact investing.
The Abacus initiative is one of the...more
Njideka U. Harry, a Schwab Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2013, explains how the late South African icon, Nelson Mandela, taught people all over the world about the true meaning of social...more
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Marion County is dedicated to helping abused and neglected children have a safe, permanent home.
CASA of Marion County calls upon the need for more...more
With California currently experiencing a drought, startups are providing solutions such as drones, aerial imagery and data analytics to help deliver water to only the parts of farmers' fields that...more
Dublin-based social enterprise bicycle shop, Rothar, founded by Anne Bedos, turns five years old.
Rothar trains and hires people who are long-term unemployed as bike mechanics. Bedos finds that it...more
According to the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), civic engagement is capable of reducing unemployment rates across the country.
In a (NCoC) data, states that have low volunteer rates...more
Jennifer Hirsch, Founder of Marked Point, writes that the most important thing for a social entrepreneur is to create a new business model that's in line with their goals.
Hirsch rounds up five...more
A recent research released by the Social Economy Alliance suggests consumers prefer to buy social, but in The Guardian's open thread, questions surface: Will social enterprises ever underpin the UK...more
Award-winning tax attorney and advocate, Nikki Johnson-Huston, hopes to affect policy change. She talks with Germantown youth of LOGAN Hope School at Tabor Children's Services to share her inspiring...more