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Step One in Growing Impact Investing: Prove Social Enterprise Works

Ben Thornley | Posted 04.11.2015 | Impact
Ben Thornley

Rigorous evidence of impact is not just about accountability in impact investing. It is an enabler of the field's growth in its own right.

Why We Don't Always Get What We Want

Christine Hassler | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

What I've learned through the years of coaching people through what I call Expectation Hangovers is that they hit us where we are most vulnerable. We...

How to Master Butterfly Pose

Lilly Barels | Posted 05.11.2014 | Hawaii
Lilly Barels

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the rest of the world calls butterfly. -- Richard Bach A friend gave my son two caterpillars in a...

Fan Richard Foos Finally Frees Fridays' DVD's

Melanie Chartoff | Posted 12.15.2013 | Entertainment
Melanie Chartoff

Once upon a time, some iconoclastic comic actors and wildly original writers were assembled to copy a hit TV show's style, and despite format limits, managed to distinguish themselves in bleeding edge ways.

Transgender Lingerie Brand, Chrysalis, Fills An Important Void

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 02.05.2013 | Style

From Isis King and Lea T to Connie Fleming and Lauren Foster, there are more transgender and transsexual models working in fashion than ever before. S...

Local Business Helps Battle Unemployment, Poverty In LA

The Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 07.03.2011 | Los Angeles

According to the California Employment Development Department, the state's current unemployment rate is around 12%. One organization, Chrysalis, is fi...

Are Celebrities Ignoring Need In America To Support Overseas Charity?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In recent years, supporting overseas charity efforts is on the to do list of every A-list celebrity. Dozens of top musicians and actors are frequently...

Creating Community in LA: Email/Internet Access

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

Chrysalis -- a local non-profit whose mission is to help the poor and the homeless find and hold jobs -- links thousands of our neighbors who can't afford access to the Net.

7 Best Ways To Volunteer In L.A.

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Want to kick off 2010 with a few good deeds? If you're in the Los Angeles area, ABC-7 has you covered. From giving back a little puppy love to raisi...

Transformation: Giving Thanks For Our Meltdowns

William Horden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
William Horden

In many shamanic societies it is taken for granted that shamans are not born--they are created by some intense health or emotional crisis. What emerges from such crises is a metamorphosed person.

One Month Away From Homelessness: L.A. Mom Keeps Hope Alive

HuffPost | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This story is part of HuffPost Impact's 12 Days, 12 Cities, 12 Families series, highlighting Americans who have persevered to overcome incredible chal...

Homeless Job Seeker Gets Helping Hand From CNN Viewer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Two weeks ago, CNN profiled Tony Briones, a recently homeless Los Angeles man who had exhausted all his resources while looking for work. Now, the net...

True Angels in the City of Angels: The Top 5 Social Enterprises in LA

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jonathan Greenblatt

Despite the negative press, LA is a vibrant hub of ethnicities and ideas, a thriving metropolis that spurs continuous innovation for the common good.