Meet Mark Smith, Sales and Operations Manager at Harmon Personnel, and Kristin Peterson, Director of Operations at Harmon’s Community Action parent organization. Community Action acquired Harmon in 2007 as a for-profit firm with a worker-centered culture and excellent reputation, and continues that legacy while targeting lower-income job seekers for employment.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]