Poverty

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Field Notes: Reinventing Philanthropy for the 21st Century

The Aspen Institute has released a report on Impact Investing featuring an essay written by Heron president Clara Miller.

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In Case You Missed It: Impacting on Health and Prosperity

In this issue, Supreme Court arguments to health law subsidies, giving the homeless housing, innovations in investment and charity’s image problem.

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Influencer Series: Bridging Education and Employment

In this video interview, CAEL’s Pamela Tate discusses their mission to remove barriers to adult education and the links to improved employment.

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In Case You Missed It: The Disinvestment Effect

In this issue, the lagging public/private investment in the commons, new rules for banks, how everyone invests in private prisons and why inequality is Californian.

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In Case You Missed It: Imprisoned by Poverty

In this issue, poverty politics, using prison to fine the poor, policing payday lenders, defining middle class and investors’ new focus on human capital.

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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.

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In Case You Missed It: The Fair Pay Comeback?

In this issue, troubles in the Mcbusiness model, more on the college debate, the labor market, creative neighborhood redevelopment and states’ poverty policies.

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In Case You Missed It: The New ‘Middle Class Economics’

In this issue, more follow up on the state of the union, U.S. child poverty, new policies for disabled workers, fragility of the middle class and new models for social impact.

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Influencer Series: Mapping the Way to Wisdom

In this video interview, PolicyMap's Maggie McCullough discusses how mapping data helps enterprises asses their past impact and invest wisely for the future.

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In Case You Missed It: Where to American Dream?

In this issue, more on dreams of being middle class, poor kids and mothers in America, philanthropy vs. impact investing and new policies for the labor market.