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Ben Goldhirsh

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Celebrate Neighborday on April 27

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2013 | 4:13 PM

In 1977, the day after his inauguration, Harvey Milk gave a stunning speech outlining his vision for San Francisco's future, including this call to arms: "Let's make no mistake about this: The American Dream starts with the neighborhoods. If we wish to rebuild our cities, we must first rebuild our...

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Coding for GOOD Update: Why We Stopped Recruiting and Started Teaching

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2013 | 11:09 AM

A couple of months back, I wrote a piece about the need for businesses to get more involved in the education ecosystem. The gist of it was that from both a civic and financial perspective, businesses can't rely on our current education system to necessarily teach the skills...

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Coding for GOOD: Why Businesses Need to Participate in Educating Not Just Recruiting

(8) Comments | Posted November 15, 2012 | 4:37 PM

The 8.1 percent unemployment rate was logically one of the most discussed and debated issues during this election season. And while I think it's fundamental that the response comes from Washington, the business sector must proactively engage the issue -- not just from the end of civic responsibility, and not...

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