Social Enterprise & Economic Development

Homeless

NEVER AGAIN: When it Comes to Sheltering those Experiencing Homelessness, We Cannot Go Back to the Way Things Were

March 2, 2021

By Joe Finn

Last March, homeless shelter providers in Massachusetts found themselves confronted by a dilemma. Recommendations from the Governor and state public health officials that called for the implementation of social distancing protocols were impossible to execute in shelter settings. Facing consistently overcrowded facilities, shelter providers recognized that they faced an impossible choice: should they deny shelter to individuals in need, subjecting them to the risks...

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Theater

An Energy Manifestation Model as a Bridge to Social Impact

March 2, 2021

By Donna Marie Wing

Abstract

Many social entrepreneurs have a vision, a passion for social impact that often never gets off the ground. They may have the best of intentions and personal drive, but overwhelming distractors throw them off track. An energy manifestation model can help avoid the common pitfalls of losing sight of the original vision and changing...

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Social Impact Review

EDITOR'S NOTE

January 20, 2021

On this cold January day, as the sun beamed through the grey clouds, Joseph R. Biden, Jr. took the oath of office as the 46th President of the United States, expressing infinite hope and representing strong winds of change blowing through a Washington, DC, locked down, yet still proud. American flags were dancing on the steps of the Capitol and all along the great stretch of the National Mall. Today, on the very Capitol steps where two...

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IndiaADP1

India’s Aspirational Districts Programme Focuses Governance Efforts On Development

December 7, 2020

By Amit Kapoor, Michael Green, Mark Esposito and Chirag Yadav

It is being increasingly recognised that economic metrics like the gross domestic product (GDP) do not provide an accurate picture of human development. As a result of its widespread usage, economic growth has become an end in itself rather than a means to better development outcomes. The Indian...

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Marta Lucia Ramirez

Women's Economic Empowerment: A Critical Tool for Post-Pandemic Economic Repowering in Colombia

October 6, 2020

By Marta Lucía Ramírez de Rincón, Vice President of the Republic of Colombia

National economies weakened by the COVID-19 pandemic must take measures that include comprehensive actions for women's economic empowerment, as a prerequisite for a sustainable recovery. This is an opportunity, albeit amid adversity, for economic growth and to redouble efforts to achieve the...

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