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Homeless School-Age Children Hits Record High
In a recent census, 1.1 million children are at an increased risk of falling behind, dropping out and joining either the criminal justice system or the welfare system by being homeless. The...more



Sandwich Generation Cannot Be Social Entrepreneurs
A counter argument on why the sandwich generation cannot be social entrepreneurs. Craig Dearden-Phillips argues that managing a social enterprise was too risky when he had young mouths to feed....more

Senior Center Lands $20,000 Grant For Computer Lab
Lindon Senior Center will now be able to build and expand its computer lab, thanks to a $20,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) award. The Mountainland Association of Governments (MAG)...more

Pictures of Hope Empower Homeless Kids
The Pictures of Hope photography program affords homeless children with cameras. Celebrity photographer Linda Solomon created Pictures of Hope in 2006 to help homeless children write down and then...more

Innovative Campaign Decreases Crime and Signs of Homelessness
Crime and homelessness are sharply down in Escondidos Grape Day Park this winter thanks to an aggressive campaign that includes loud classical music, tree trimming, extra police patrols and policies...more

Collaboration among Homeless Service Providers Supports HUD 2014 Point-in-Time Count
State agencies, organizations and local education institutions merge to plan and conduct Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) 2014 Point-in-Time count. The collaboration works to collect better...more

Advocates Plead $100 Million to End Homelessness in Minnesota
Homeless advocates flocked to the State Capitol to lobby legislators in rolling out $100 million in funds to shelter the homeless in Minnesota. The hefty amount would fund 5,000 units across...more

CLASP: Infant and Toddler Child Care Policies
CLASP's recent publication, "Better for Babies: A Study of State Infant and Toddler Child Care Policies," shows data from a recent state survey of child care subsidy, licensing, and quality...more

Homeless in High Tech Video Looks at Silicon Valley Wealth Disparity
In a video created by veteran journalist Bill Moyers, it gave a unique point of view regarding the homeless in the tech industry hub aka Silicon Valley. The six-minute video is called "Homeless...more

More than a Nonprofit, Pioneer Human Services Helps People Transition from Prison
Pioneer Human Services is a manufacturing enterprise of Pioneer Industries where it runs a diverse range of businesses to provide on-the-job training and work experience for people who have come out...more






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3 Top Tips for Social Enterprises Gearing for Transformational Change

3 Top Tips for Social Enterprises Gearing for Transformational Change
The first annual Changemakers Festival, coordinated by the Australian Centre for Social Innovation, has collected...



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