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Aug 25, 2016

Influencer Series: What Business Can Teach Us About Fighting Poverty

The Family Independence Initiative's Mauricio Miller released the fourth entry in his Huff Post series on what he's learned by collecting data from poor families.

Aug 23, 2016

Multimedia: From Social Program to Social Enterprise

Heron’s Clara Miller joins Sal Giambanco of Omidyar at the Vatican’s 2016 Impact Investing Conference to discuss support for enterprises as the vehicle of impact.

Aug 20, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Locked Up in Poverty

In this issue, inequality and the house poor, more on the incarceration nation, wage theft gone wild, and whether the new tech oligarchs are worse than robber barons.

Aug 18, 2016

Field Notes: Surveying the Field

The GIIN has released the results of their sixth annual survey on impact investing, providing a look into trends among investors for 2015.

Aug 13, 2016

In Case You Missed It: The Watered-Down Social Economy

In this issue, Trump and Clinton offer tax and trade plans, the wealth gap for blacks and whites, California water barons, and finding good jobs in the gig economy.

Aug 9, 2016

Influencer Series: Putting Families In The Driver’s Seat

The Family Independence Initiative's Mauricio Miller released a third entry for his Huff Post series on what he's learned by focusing on poverty at a family level.

Aug 6, 2016

In Case You Missed It: The Vexing Questions on Prosperity

In this issue, the red and blue state of prosperity, capitalism and well-being, starving the public defender, and social investment vs. charity.

Jul 31, 2016

Photo of the Month: July 2016

This photo shows the signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act signed two years ago, for which the final rules were revealed in July.

Jul 30, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Politics and the New Normal

In this issue, the election and economic vulnerability, whether socially responsible investing is a good idea, taxing nonprofits and why ignoring poverty will not close the achievement gap.

Jul 29, 2016

Thinking On: Theory of Change or Civic Dumpster Diving?

Turning outward, beyond the boundaries of foundation logics and program areas is not only sensible, it’s common-sense risk management.

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