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Economic Development

Lifting Up Day Labor

A social enterprise called In Every Story brings better pay—and a spirit of empathy—to a highly marginalized workforce.
By Derek Snook | 2 | May. 13, 2015
 
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Economic Development

An Incubator for Labor

Through the Workers Lab, union leaders aim to nurture “audacious ideas” that might reinvent the US labor movement.
By Suzie Boss | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Economic Development

A More Perfect Union?

New ideas on how to empower US workers involve breaking free of current labor law.
Reviewed By Thomas A. Kochan | Feb. 18, 2015
 
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Civil Society

From Petitions to Decisions

After Change.org placed petitions at the center of its platform, the size of its membership soared. But operating a high-volume petition site isn’t enough for its leaders. Includes magazine extras.
By Greg Beato | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Investing Evolves

A brief history of investing that advances environmental and social concerns, and why impact investors and sustainable investors should look to what they have in common, not how they differ.

By Jed Emerson & Lisa Woll | 3 | May. 7, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

We Need More Scale, Not More Innovation

The president and CEO of The California Endowment discusses the importance of engaging in advocacy and community organizing.
By Dr. Robert K. Ross | 2 | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Human Rights

Lean In—Together

Gender pay equity is higher in countries where women's involvement in advocacy and organizing efforts is more robust.
By Jessica Seigel | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Education

Educating a New Generation of Entrepreneurial Leaders

Four schools are leading the way on unleashing the potential of next-generation changemakers.

By Christopher Gergen & Lyndon Rego | 3 | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Social Responsibility Versus Slave Labor Tainted Products

Featuring Katrina Benjamin | Oct. 10, 2013
 

Economic Development

Disabled Youth Get Quality Jobs

CPDL demonstrates a scalable public-private partnership model that trains disabled youth and links them to jobs in the organized sector.