New Generation of Social Entrepreneurs Changes Lives In America


Many young innovators trudging the path of social entrepreneurship are transforming lives one day at a time.

Luis Alberto Moreno, president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), says that in this changing world, shakers in the industry need to be open-minded to the solutions that young social entrepreneurs have come up with.


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    Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones

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