"Last month, civic leaders in Chicago came up with a new approach to raising capital for social enterprise, called Benefit Chicago. Its goal is to provide start-up and expansion capital to expand on the resources available from traditional sources like banks, angel investors and venture capitalists."
"Despite what the TOMS and Unicef ads may make you think through their use of “poverty porn,” countries like Uganda, South Africa, and Nigeria are civilized countries with sophisticated infrastructure...take the money they would’ve spent manufacturing and sending shoes, and then donate/invest in necessities or markets which will trigger growth and self-sustainability."
Editing positions and article contributions for Fall 2016 are now available! Apply through the form below for editing positions.
To submit article ideas or old papers, go to our website at www.nusereview.com. We look forward to hearing from you!
Start 'em young! Maya has her NU SE Review copies, do you? Get one at the Curry indoor quad from now till 11am.
Only two days until our Social Enterprise Review- Spring 2016 Launch Party! We are excited to share this semester's wide array of articles with you and showcase the hard work of our contributors and editors! Stop by for some breakfast and pick up your copy this Friday in the Curry Indoor Quad!
"It’s clear that organizations can look to Boston as a leader for emerging, progressive social solutions. They recognize the need to foster this culture in order to change the world in a lasting and powerful way, for the better. No matter where you are, you can research and engage with like-minded individuals and organizations in your community. Find out what resources and opportunities exist around you, and you can begin to get involved and foster a culture of collaboration and sharing across organizations."
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Come join us April 22nd for some free breakfast and the launch of our Spring 2016 edition!
"For years, Seattle has produced innovative social enterprises for homelessness and shown remarkable compassion through local policy, but due to numerous reasons, this has not been enough."
Check out this piece from our Fall 2015 Edition!
To respond to the social challenges of the modern world we need women to lead the new economy.
"The tech industry in Silicon Valley has been the birthplace of many innovative solutions to the world’s most complex issues, and it has only continued to grow...However, the industry’s progressive image fails in regards to employee diversity and hiring practices. To address this, social enterprises have emerged in cities with a large tech presence to push forward an industry where people of all backgrounds can be equally represented."
Check out this article from our Fall 2015 edition!
Come celebrate Northeastern Changemaker Day TODAY, in an all-day event with various activities across campus aimed at engaging students and celebrating the changemaking social student organizations, research, and experiential learning opportunities that students are participating in.