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Jan 12, 2015

Influencer Series: Social Enterprise Beyond Grantmaking

In a recent speech, Heron’s James Joseph says community foundations should use five forms of capital, not just grants, in their second century as institutions.

Jan 10, 2015

In Case You Missed It: 2015, Impact's Next Shot

In this issue, a look at the child-poverty cycle, inequality’s connection to labor unions and suburban sprawl, and philanthrocapitalist predictions for 2015.

Jan 8, 2015

Multimedia: Entrepreneurship and Poverty Alleviation

An American Enterprise Institute event discusses the role of business in eliminating poverty.

Jan 1, 2015

Field Notes: Uncertainty by the Hour

The Center for Popular Democracy argues that technology can enhance labor conditions for hourly workers instead of undermining them.

Dec 31, 2014

Photo of the Month: December 2014

This month’s photo depicts an Amazon warehouse during the Holiday Season as many temporary workers are brought on through a staffing agency.

Dec 29, 2014

Multimedia: The Viability of a Sharing Economy

An Aspen Institute panel discusses the implications of the growing sharing economy on workers.

Dec 29, 2014

Multimedia: The Viability of a Sharing Economy

An Aspen Institute panel discusses the implications of the growing sharing economy on workers.

Dec 26, 2014

Multimedia: Aspen Institute on Impact Investing

A panel of major actors in the field of impact investing come together to discuss the Aspen Institute’s findings in a recent report as well as their experiences.

Dec 22, 2014

Field Notes: The Delivery Gap in Public Services

A series of reports on poverty in New York City captures the shortcomings of public services in fully addressing the needs of disadvantaged populations.

Dec 20, 2014

In Case You Missed It: The Disempowerment Machine

In this issue, thinking on 2014 as the year that jobs broke, new models of power, how to get people to give and more on why poor people work but can’t get ahead. **Editor’s Note: The next issue of the In Case You Missed It will be January 9. But if you avid readers would like to nominate your favorite ICYMI posts or topics under discussion in 2014, we will have a special bonus issue on January 2, so email us at editor@heronfdn.org. Have a very happy holiday and see you 2015.

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