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Apr 2, 2015

Photo of the Month: March 2015

This month’s photo depicts school children walking past a condemned home on the historic civil rights march route from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

Apr 7, 2015

Field Notes: Impacting Job Quality & Quantity

A brief case study on impact management features Huntington Capital’s efforts to maximize impact on job quality in their third fund.

Apr 9, 2015

Multimedia: ‘Philanthropy Can’t Do it Alone’

In a Bloomberg interview, Encourage Capital's Adam Wolfensohn explains his motivations for founding a new asset management firm that focuses on social, environmental as well as financial returns.

Apr 11, 2015

In Case You Missed It: To Promote the General Welfare

In this issue, inequality and the 2016 election, eating steak on food stamps, full employment aspirations, and the light and dark side of corporate giving.

Apr 12, 2015

Influencer Series: Quality Jobs for Quality Care

In this video, Jodi Sturgeon and Steve Dawson of PHI discuss their work to improve the quality of jobs for the direct care workforce.

Apr 14, 2015

Field Notes: Would Your Charity Jump Into the Shark Tank?

The Council on Foundations drew ire from nonprofits when it planned a “Shark Tank"- style grant competition.

Apr 15, 2015

Field Notes: Six Ways for Business to Address Inequality

The Aspen Institute's Judy Samuelson and Maureen Conway detail six steps that corporations can take to advance equity for their employees and society.

Apr 16, 2015

Influencer Series: Impact at a Systems Level

Matthew Welch discusses SASB’s mission to develop and report standardized metrics on environmental, social, and governance factors.

Apr 18, 2015

In Case You Missed It: More Than Pennies in Your Pocket

In this issue, more on why low-wage workers need federal safety nets, pay raises small and large, fossil fuel divestment, and donating via bitcoin.

Apr 24, 2015

Field Notes: Examining the Impacts of Social Enterprise

A REDF report discusses its mission-driven business investments and assesses their impact on beneficiaries, as well as on society as a whole.