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Survival and defeat in Silicon Valley slum

Survival and defeat in Silicon Valley slum | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — She is a disheveled woman, hair mussed, upper teeth gone, muddy walking cane taped together.
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What White Poverty Really Looks Like in America - PolicyMic

What White Poverty Really Looks Like in America - PolicyMic | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
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What White Poverty Really Looks Like in America
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A recent study by The Associated Press indicated that 80% of adults in America, at some point in their lives, face joblessness, poverty, or dependence on welfare.
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Foundation pledges $2M to promote entrepreneurship - Deseret News

Foundation pledges $2M to promote entrepreneurship - Deseret News | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
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Foundation pledges $2M to promote entrepreneurship
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U.S. Sen. Jon Tester introduces a $2 million grant program to train young entrepreneurs on Friday, July 19, 2013 at the Capitol in Helena, Mont.
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Five routes to more innovative problem solving | McKinsey & Company

Five routes to more innovative problem solving | McKinsey & Company | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Tricky problems must be shaped before they can be solved. To start that process, and stimulate novel thinking, leaders should look through multiple lenses. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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What Is Design If Not Human-Centered? (SSIR)

What Is Design If Not Human-Centered? (SSIR) | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
The explosive growth of interest in human-centered design raises bigger questions about traditional design education, training, and practice.
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USA #1? 40 Embarrassing Things That America Is The Best In The World At

USA #1? 40 Embarrassing Things That America Is The Best In The World At | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Is the USA still #1?  Well, there are many things that America is still the best in the world at, but unfortunately a lot of those categories are nothing to be (#1 America has the highest incarceration rate and the largest total prison population...
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What Will It Take to End Poverty in a Generation? A Global Audience Dialogues with Jim Yong Kim and Ban Ki-moon

What Will It Take to End Poverty in a Generation? A Global Audience Dialogues with Jim Yong Kim and Ban Ki-moon | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
People from more than 80 countries weighed in on that difficult goal in a special event, Global Voices on Poverty, with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the eve of the World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings.
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Social business for promoting rural development | The Daily Star

Social business for promoting rural development | The Daily Star | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
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UN launches innovative Social Enterprise investment programme ...

UN launches innovative Social Enterprise investment programme ... | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
The University of Northampton News - UN launches innovative Social Enterprise investment programme - Following its recent designation by AshokaU as the only Changemaker Campus in the UK, the University has ...
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Google Glass Early Adopters Want To Build Learning, Healthcare, Accessibility & Safety Apps | TechCrunch

Google Glass Early Adopters Want To Build Learning, Healthcare, Accessibility & Safety Apps | TechCrunch | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Wondering who has won a Google Glass? Stanford PhD student Andrej Karpathy has used Twitter's API to compile a partial list of the so far close to 4,000 winners of Google's Glass Explorers first adopter competition who applied to buy the high tech...
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Social entrepreneurship in Serbia: turning a crisis into a success

Social entrepreneurship in Serbia: turning a crisis into a success | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Serbia needs to build on its strengths if it is to succeed in the social enterprise sector, but there is optimism for the future (RT @milansolaja: RT @MirjanaSakic NEW: @guardian on soc ent-ship in Serbia including @ErsteBankSrbija Turning a crisis...
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Community Council

Community Council | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
The Community Council provides leadership that brings the community together to create a sustainable quality of life for everyone in BC's Capital Region by: convening and supporting collaborative initiatives, conducting community-based research,...
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Innovation Excellence | Innovators: Stop Writing Plans and Get Started

Innovation Excellence | Innovators: Stop Writing Plans and Get Started | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
A lot of corporate innovators do as they are told and write their plan. But did you get any new insights writing a plan? Or did you discover new opportunities writing a plan? Or did you get any breakthrough ideas writing a plan?
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Exclusive: Signs of declining economic security

WASHINGTON—Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.
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3 Innovative Ways Startups Are Driving Results Over Social Media

3 Innovative Ways Startups Are Driving Results Over Social Media | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
How these small businesses are pushing the needle beyond hunting for simple likes, re-pins and re-tweets.
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“Will You Greet or Great the Future?”: Closing Keynote Features Pamela Hartigan | Social Enterprise World Forum

“Will You Greet or Great the Future?”: Closing Keynote Features Pamela Hartigan | Social Enterprise World Forum | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
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How Vegas entrepreneurs are disrupting education and health care

How Vegas entrepreneurs are disrupting education and health care | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
How Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and a small team of entrepreneurs are attempting to fix health care and education in one of the most undeserved parts of the country.
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Poverty Grows in Wake of Recession - AsianWeek

Asian American and Pacific Islander Poverty Grows in Wake of Recession - AsianWeek | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Asian American and Pacific Islander Poverty Grows in Wake of Recession AsianWeek NEW YORK, NY – The National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD) unveiled findings from its recent Asian American and Pacific...
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Salvation Army Growing Community Garden In Avon - CBS Denver

Salvation Army Growing Community Garden In Avon - CBS Denver | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
The Vail Valley chapter of the Salvation Army has spent years helping feed people in the area. This year, the group will help some people grow their own food.
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Eritrea Joins Global Partnership for Education (GPE) | Global Partnership for Education

Eritrea Joins Global Partnership for Education (GPE) | Global Partnership for Education | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
The Global Partnership for Education is the only multilateral partnership devoted to getting all children into school for a quality education.
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A Trend That Could Change Everything, Collaborations Across Generations -- And What It Means for Causes, Nonprofits and Social Enterprises

A Trend That Could Change Everything, Collaborations Across Generations -- And What It Means for Causes, Nonprofits and Social Enterprises | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Here are three facts about Harvard Business School (HBS) that I bet you didn’t know. (1) One quarter of HBS alumni over 50 years old spend over half of their time working on social enterprise
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Social Entrepreneurship Challenge aims to help unemployable

Social Entrepreneurship Challenge aims to help unemployable | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Social Entrepreneurship Challenge aims to help unemployable.
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Social Entrepreneurship: A Fundamental Game Changer - Forbes

Social Entrepreneurship: A Fundamental Game Changer - Forbes | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Editor’s note: Dr. Ruth Shapiro is the Social Entrepreneur in Residence at the Commonwealth Club and Principal of Keyi Strategies. Ms.
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Why Coca-Cola's Arguments for Social ROI Miss the Mark - Huffington Post (blog)

Why Coca-Cola's Arguments for Social ROI Miss the Mark - Huffington Post (blog) | Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
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Debate has erupted over a recent AdAge article focused on Coca-Cola's analysis of how social has -- or has not -- affected its bottom line.
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