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Defining Social Impact

Clare Munn | Posted 05.21.2014 | Impact
Clare Munn

To me, a definition of "social impact" needs to be simple and accessible for all to understand and for all to consider to incorporate into their own lives and businesses.

Will Authentic Inspiration Finally Find Its Way to the Air Waves?: Global Alliance for Transformational Entertainment Rocks the House

Denise Lumiere | Posted 04.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Denise Lumiere

To me it was an Academy Awards of Consciousness, without the awards, without the over-the-top glitz, instead with authenticity, exemplary wisdom, crazy humor, and an outrageously creative assortment of music.

How Education Helped Young Cambodian Women Escape The Sex Trade

Michaela Haas | Posted 08.03.2011 | Impact
Michaela Haas

Millions of students claiming diplomas believe in the power of education to transform their futures, and this year, 65 young Cambodian women beat the odds to share that vision.

Not Waiting for Superman

Christal Watts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Christal Watts

For too long, the public discourse has sought to exclude the voices of those who are in the trenches every single day. Teachers matter and we should be allowed to have a voice in this debate.

Astoria Characters: The Trespassing Teens

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There is a Catholic high school whose back faces my back yard, and when the school bell utters its shrill ear-splitting peal every afternoon, the Trespassing Teens, traveling in packs of two to 12, spill out of its front doors.

What Color Is Your Folder?

Jennifer Evans Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Evans Gardner

The "orange folder" is a euphemism for a child who has been identified as "gifted" in the LAUSD funded GATE program (Gifted and Talented Education).