Vancouver+Acumen, a nonprofit volunteer-run arm of Acumen Fund, celebrates its DIGNITY 2013 event dedicated to social entrepreneurship.
Raseel Sehmi, Vancouver+Acumenís co-chair, explains the inspiration behind the event as being more than a fundraiser. Kurtis Lockhart, who writes for The Vancouver Observer, notes that social entrepreneurs are "special"; they are "doers."Read the Entire Article
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