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I knew of Jerr Boschee long before I met him – he is a legend in the social enterprise space. I now am lucky enough to count him as a close friend and mentor. A standout in the field, he … Continue reading
Social enterprise has risen in popularity in the past decade. More social entrepreneurs – whether they are nonprofits or for-profits – are pursuing the model and a double bottom line. But, just like traditional for-profit businesses, they are not assured … Continue reading
In the nonprofit community, we often talk about our clients “falling through the cracks.” We spend a lot of time conducting case management sessions to help each and every client navigate “the system.” But, these are often only temporary fixes … Continue reading
Last week, we revisited the game-changing model presented in Bridges Out of Poverty. The model suggests professionals and communities can help people in poverty only by first understanding their mental state and systematically addressing the challenges they face. This week, … Continue reading
Since 2012, when we first were exposed to Bridges Out of Poverty, we have fundamentally changed how we think about our work at Social Impact Architects and the work of our clients. It gave us a glimpse into why many of … Continue reading