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Raise Your City: Millennial Tactics for Fundraising

It’s becoming an age-old question: How do you engage today’s 20-somethings in charitable giving and community engagement? Organizations and nonprofits have racked their brains and literally devised development strategies to…

Social Media is Not the Answer: How to Market Your Non-Profit Effectively

This is a guest post by Alexa Loken, founder of Loken Creative: an Austin-based marketing agency for cause-based organizations. Managing a cause-based organization is similar to trying to juggle flaming batons…

Clique provides more secure online dating through social networks

For young city-dwellers, dating is a social problem: infinite complications (limited time and money, instable or constantly-changing social circles) add stress and frustration to the already-daunting process of searching for…

Weekly Roundup: Social Media And The Occupy Wall Street Movement, and A New, Greener Energy Paradigm

Every week, we provide a roundup of the latest news in social change and innovation. Actually, The Revolution Will Be Tweeted. And Facebooked, And LiveStreamed, And Blogged… This week, the…

Weekly Roundup: B-Corps Get Ok’ed In CA, Alternatives To Big Banks, and Food’s Future On A Crowded Planet

Every week, we provide a roundup of the latest news in social change and innovation California B-Corp Law Goes Into Effect A bill allowing Benefit Corporations was signed into effect…

Weekly Roundup: SOCAP11, the Green Jobs Debate and Boosting Small Business

Every week, we report on the conversations surrounding the big issues in the world of social entrepreneurship and change. SOCAP 2011 SOCAP11, the four-day conference that brings together global leaders…

Slideshow: Pencils of Promise Leadership Institute

This summer, Pencils of Promise also hosted a series of free Leadership Institutes for high school students, held in New York City. By bringing in speakers like Warby Parker’s Niel Blumenthal, each day-long event aimed to teach participants the essentials of changemaking leadership: public speaking, entrepreneurship, advocacy. The list goes on.

Twitter Roundup: August 12 – Resources for educators, social unrest, and SocEnt stories

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few interesting tweets from the last week: Months of social…

Twitter Roundup: August 5 – Wind farms, job opportunities, and communications tips

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few interesting tweets from the last week: Can New York…

Twitter Roundup: July 29 – One-click donations, prototyping in Africa, and drought prediction

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few interesting tweets from the last week: Organizations often rely…

Twitter Roundup: July 22 – Lessons from failure, debating citizen journalism, and SocEnt career paths

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few interesting tweets from the last week: Whether you’re new to…

Twitter Roundup: July 15 – Innovation schools, humane economics, and entrepreneurial advice

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few interesting tweets from the last week: Where did social entrepreneurship…

Twitter Roundup: July 8 – Critiques of impact investment, Kantian MBAs, and sustainability metrics

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few interesting tweets from the last week: This interview on Echoing…

Twitter Roundup: July 1 – Investment geographies, artisan cooperatives and global energy shifts

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few interesting tweets from the last week: Why are certain…

Twitter Roundup: June 24 – “Changemaker” dads, celebrity water projects and roads to development

Search for the hashtag #socent and you’ll find wide-ranging interest in social entrepreneurship on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of a few interesting tweets from the last week: The NYTimes has caught…