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United Nations features Chrysalis as “Local Globalist”

Nov 11, 2015 No Comments by

This fall, the United Nations unveiled its list of 17 Sustainable Development Goals as a pathway to solving the world’s most difficult problems by 2030. To bring these ambitious goals down to earth and to inspire others, the UN has been profiling social entrepreneurs, nonprofit founders and other innovators that are turning these global goals […]

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Social Innovator Award presented to TCP Staffing

Oct 30, 2015 No Comments by

Congratulations to The Cara Program, presented with the Chicago Innovation Awards’ 2015 Social Innovator Award for TCP Staffing! The Chicago Innovation Awards recognize and support companies that generate novel solutions to important problems and make an impact across public, private and nonprofit sectors. In all, 24 organizations were selected from a pool of some 535 […]

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National summit showcases best practices for employing formerly incarcerated

Oct 12, 2015 No Comments by

The Kinnix Group, a Bloomington, Minnesota manufacturer and customer of Alliance member EmergeWORKS, is among the companies presenting at this week’s Second Chance Summit, organized by the Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation in Portland, Oregon. The event will bring together some 200 employers, government officials, nonprofit leaders and experts in the field to discuss best practices […]

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New report highlights key drivers of social enterprise success

Sep 25, 2015 No Comments by

REDF introduced its report Impact to Last: Lessons from the Front Lines of Social Enterprises to members of the Social Enterprise for Jobs (SE4Jobs) Working Group during last week’s Social Enterprise Alliance Summit15 in Denver. The report profiles 10 high-performing, high-impact employment social enterprises across the US and describes five common drivers of their success: […]

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SCORE honors MaineWorks for job creation

Sep 14, 2015 No Comments by

SCORE has named Alliance member MaineWorks the winner of its 2015 Job Creator award! Founded in 2011 by Margo Walsh, MaineWorks is a Certified B Corp that annually employs some 250 job seekers in industrial construction jobs as a critical step in their reentry after incarceration and in some cases, recovery from addiction. SCORE, previously […]

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