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Risk Factor \"Buffers\"
Risk factors can be low self-esteem, loss, poverty, drug exposure, living in in single-parent households and violent neighborhoods. However, the impact of risk factors can be reduced by protective...more



Boston Youth Summit to Tackle Full Scope of Homelessness
The first-ever Boston Youth Homelessness Summit will bring together city and state agencies to address the entire scope of homelessness and what can be done to prevent young people from slipping...more

Mapping the Homelessness Problem in America
Nonprofits, designers, and technology specialists have gathered together at the recent Hack to End Homelessness event in Seattle to visualize and contextualize the homelessness problem across the...more

Starkey Hearing Foundation Honors BHSU Alumnus
It has recently been reported Black Hills States University Alumnus, John Johnson, was chosen to be one of the honorees for the 2012 Starkey Hearing Foundation. Johnson was acknowledged for his...more

Women of Means to Improve Homeless Health Care
Women of Means, a nonprofit that focuses on offering the elderly, homeless women preventive care outside of the hospital, have found a solution by way of a program that will improve the care homeless...more

Rehabilitation Support for Homeless Women Veterans
The Department of Veteran's Affairs exposes a staggering number of former female soldiers becoming homeless by the day. Most of these female veterans now inhabit friends' houses, cars and...more

Social Entrepreneurs for Citizens with Disabilities
To spur social investment and economic growth, the European Commission, in collaboration with ONCE Foundation, has kicked off its first European Award for Social Entrepreneurship and...more

East Harlem Merchants Group Plans to Pay Homeless for E. 125th St. Cleanup
An East Harlem merchants group campaigns to cleaning up E. 125th St. by paying the homeless to do it. The New Harlem East Merchants Association, has began raising funds for its campaign, which...more

CASA Helps Foster Children in Marion County
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

HHSentrepreneurs Program Needs Social Innovators
The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the need for social entrepreneurs and innovators as applicants fr its HHSentrepreneurs Program. The program partners...more






Social Entrepreneurship
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Why This Book Needs to be Read By Every Social Entrepreneur


Why This Book Needs to be Read By Every Social Entrepreneur

Pedagogy of the Oppressed, a 1970s book by author Paulo Freire, envisions a world not as a given reality, but as “a problem to be worked on and solved.” That mentality is often applied to the greatest social entrepreneurs.




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