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Feb 1, 2014

In Case You Missed It: The Debate Over Opportunity For All

In this week’s issue, we have a variety of reactions to the State of the Union, with thoughts on the relationship between the work ethic and the free market, the business case for reducing inequality, and innovation in philanthropy.

Jan 31, 2014

The Power of Information: Data at Work for Enterprises

Check out this web video with data experts discussing the challenges of mission-driven and finance-driven enterprise data.

Jan 25, 2014

In Case You Missed It: The Labor Market's Missing Pieces

In this issue, Wall Street’s “wealth addiction,” Davos and the global inequality debate, the nonprofit overhead myth, and more on the state of the labor market.

Jan 25, 2014

In Case You Missed It: The Capital State of the Union

In this issue, the president’s middle class plea, “inclusive capitalism,” trade deals vs. wages, poverty stress, Davos, and whether impact investors expect too much.

Jan 19, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Living with Job Scarcity

In this issue, we have thinking on the women in poverty, employers of last resort, improving social mobility and the U.S. employment outlook.

Jan 13, 2014

President’s Letter: A Look Back at 2013

Heron’s President Clara Miller takes a look at how 2013 shaped the foundation, which has undergone significant changes.

Jan 11, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Pursuing 'Poverty Wherever It Exists'

In this issue, we have the debate on the “war on poverty” and its relationship to jobs, the latest jobs report woes and misconceptions about private foundations.

Jan 10, 2014

Thinking On: The Search for Mission Return

Heron’s president and board chair turn on its head the question of whether pursuing mission reduces financial return.

Jan 8, 2014

Multimedia: Entrepreneurship and Poverty Alleviation

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

Jan 7, 2014

Thinking On: The Power of Information

This July retreat explored how to use innovative information tools to surface data capable of informing decision making and improving social and financial outcomes.