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Nonprofits

Curbing Mission Creep

Despite temptations to broaden its focus, the Rural Development Institute has remained single-mindedly devoted to its mission. As a result, the organization has helped 400 million poor farmers around the world take ownership of some 270 million acres of land – all on a modest budget.
By Kim Jonker & William F. Meehan III | Feb. 24, 2008
 
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Urban Development

The People’s IPO

Lower-income patrons of Market Creek Plaza can now invest in the shopping center.
By Anne Stuhldreher | Jan. 26, 2007
 

It All Started Here

Sidebar to "The Hidden Cost of Paradise:" The Miwoks were exterminated from Yosemite Valley.
By Eric Nee | Apr. 1, 2006
 

Human Rights

The Hidden Cost of Paradise

Indigenous people are being displaced to create wilderness areas, to the detriment of all.
By Mark Dowie | 1 | Apr. 1, 2006
 

Food

Organic Growth

How an all-natural Mexican farming cooperative is improving its community while making a bundle.
By Ricardo Sandoval | Apr. 1, 2006
 

Urban Development

Polishing Up the Diamond

How did the Jacobs Foundation help revitalize a neighborhood? By listening to its residents.
By Anne Stuhldreher | 9 | Apr. 1, 2005