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Economic Development

Will a Higher Minimum Wage Help the Poor?

Raising the minimum wage appears to help the poor, but these policies fail to create the conditions that help people move from poverty to prosperity.

By Paul Godfrey | 4 | Jun. 30, 2014
 

Individual Giving

Leading the Way to Greater Global Giving

Celebrating collective generosity in the United States can boost philanthropy worldwide.

By Ted Hart | Mar. 14, 2014
 
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Government

Building Transparency Momentum

A local initiative offers lessons on how to use collaboration, experimentation, and forward-thinking to create a culture of innovation.

By Aspen Baker | Feb. 3, 2014
 

Health

People, Planet, Profit ... Religion?

How legal challenges to the contraceptive mandate implicate social enterprise.

 

Government

Taking Pay for Success Financing to the South

An analysis of the viability of pay-for-success initiatives in South Carolina shows that this new type of financing can work in more rural, "red” states.

By Joe Waters & Megan Golden | Jan. 21, 2014
 
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Civil Society

Social Change via the Living Room

Mike de la Rocha, founder of The Living Rooms Across America Tour, talks about the art of cross-sector convening and storytelling to tackle gun violence in the United States.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | Dec. 27, 2013
 

Government

Moving Everyday Gun Violence into View

Mayor Michael Nutter talks about Cities United and preventing gun violence in cities across the United States through cross-sector partnerships.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | 1 | Dec. 19, 2013
 
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Philanthropy

Funding the Unforeseen

By creating mechanisms to efficiently plan for uncertainty, philanthropists can ensure that they maintain forward momentum and keep their impact on track.

By Laurie Michaels | Oct. 17, 2013
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Sustainability Leadership: From Global to Local

Who will lead the move towards a sustainable future—the United States, Europe, China?

By Joe Zammit-Lucia | 1 | Oct. 9, 2013
 

Food

Remaking the Food System

Investors and philanthropists must work together to generate more ecologically responsible and locally grown food for more people.

By Don Shaffer | 2 | Sep. 30, 2013