Social TrendSpotter is a weekly blog and 24/7 social media platform, which features bite-size posts that provide you with the latest trends and ideas within the social sector. Social TrendSpotter merges the current thinking with the edge of innovation to inspire, to encourage, to educate and – ultimately – to create a better sector. Social TrendSpotter includes original analysis, but also highlights the latest sector-wide thinking into a user-friendly resource where the interested can visit and draw inspiration, cross-pollinate, and provoke their own new thinking.
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This summer, I was thrilled to be part of a group of social entrepreneurs that helped host a delegation from Brazil that wanted to learn more about social enterprise. We traded questions about each other’s countries, laughed and had a … Continue reading
POP QUIZ! Can you distinguish whether the following are vision or mission statements? Inspiring, teaching and empowering women and families to overcome violence, crisis and poverty. Smithville is a vibrant, thriving and self-sustaining community. To fight the causes and effects of … Continue reading
This weekend, the country mourned the death of Julian Bond, the first president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, former chairman of the NAACP and civil rights champion. In honor of his great legacy advocating for social justice and in … Continue reading
The economic situation in Greece has been in the headlines since 2010, but it reached a boiling point this summer when Greece became the first developed country to not be able to repay an IMF (International Monetary Fund) loan. Earlier … Continue reading
We admit it. We’ve watched a crazy cat video (or forty). But, here at Social Impact Architects, we also find ourselves watching more videos on content relevant to our work in the social sector. And we know we’re not alone. … Continue reading