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May 31, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Politics of Poverty

In this issue, more on poverty and politics, low-income job sprawl, the hidden side of poverty and inequality, and the rise in impact investing.

Jun 3, 2015

Field Notes: GIIN Impact Base Snapshot

The Global Impact Investing Network offers up their first analysis of 310 impact funds, demonstrating a focus on finance, basic services and employment.

Jun 3, 2015

President's Letter: A Look Back at 2014, Part I

Heron's President Clara Miller discusses our evolution and common myths we see in the social sector.

Jun 4, 2015

President's Letter: A Look Back at 2014, Part II

Heron’s President Clara Miller discusses the foundation’s progress on grantmaking and what lies ahead.

Jun 8, 2015

Field Notes: Eyes on the Horizon, the Impact Investor Survey

GIIN and J.P. Morgan have teamed up again to produce their fifth annual global impact investor survey.

Jun 8, 2015

In Case You Missed It: Doesn't Anybody Care Anymore

In this issue, ire about a morally-bankrupt TV show exploiting poor people, why Jamie Dimon hates proxy advisers, and whether philanthropy needs reform.

Jun 16, 2015

Field Notes: The Thorny Complexities of Impact Investing

Two articles in the Stanford Social Innovation Review delve into the difficulties of impact investing and why the traditional investment structure remains an obstacle.

Jun 17, 2015

In Case You Missed It: The Poor People's Parent Trap

In this issue, discussion of parenting, family values and economic mobility, the U.S. bail system and gross injustice and whether plutocracy is forever.

Jun 18, 2015

Field Notes: Are Private Prisons Responsible Investments?

Impact investor Sonia Kowal takes a look at the problematic aspects of a privatized prison system and the ways that investors can help make a difference.

Jun 22, 2015

In Case You Missed It: Investing Strong to the Finish

In this issue, the dwindling faith in the American Dream, what crushing student debt means for the economy, and philanthropy's discomfort with inequality.