Highlighting best practices of social entrepreneurs and organizations around the world, Best of the Best shines a spotlight on advances in venture philanthropy, adverse childhood experiences, social services, collective impact and much more.
In a first-ever California summit about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), top state legislators, non-profit professionals, and business leaders got together to discuss ways to learn about the impact of ACES, and discussed systems for identifying and handling ACEs in a community.
From ACEs Too High News.
Deep-Pocketed Companies Test the Market on Indiegogo
“Scarcity” is a new book that does something that I didn’t think possible: it says something new about why people are poor — and what to do about it.
Appealing for peace 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy told the Irish Parliament, “The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics, whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were and ask, why not?”
Today, more and more people are dreaming of a world free of poverty.
IMAGINE having to pick just one of your children to save, while leaving the others to face death.
While education is a great equalizer of opportunity, American programs don’t start early enough. Nor do they produce the skills that matter most for personal and societal prosperity.
Baby boomers now give the largest share of donations to charities, surpassing every other age group, including the generation born before 1946, says a study released today. Boomers make up 34 percent of the pool of donors, but give 43 percent of all money contributed by individuals, the study found.
The funding that goes to intermediaries and consultants often dwarfs the support that social sector leaders, social entrepreneurs, and community-based advocates receive.