Entrepreneurs face unequal challenges even before getting in an investor's door. Data illustrates disparities in the social innovation sector.
Bringing about dramatic and lasting social change requires lifelong leadership and learning lessons along the way.
One clear way to drive change is to invest in leaders who have a direct connection to the communities they serve.
Anthony Jewett on the Echoing Green Blog
Over the last 25 years, Echoing Green has invested in many black social innovators doing important work to continue the legacy of social change in the black community, including Earl Phalen ('93, pictured), Van Jones (EG '94), Orlando Watkins ('95), Rise Wilson ('04), and Rafiq Kalam Id-Din ('07). Read more.
Our quick read on the top tweets, news, and buzz circulating in the field of changemaking. This past week: inspiring infographics, World Water Day, planning for the unknown, and acknowledging your own social impact.Read more.
2006 Echoing Green Fellow Anthony Jewett wants to transform the face of America abroad. Read more.
Teach For America marked a significant milestone this past weekend in Washington, DC. The organization celebrated 20 years of bringing young, passionate graduates into low-income, and underserved schools around the United States. TFA has grown from 500 people in its first corps, to more than 8,200 just in this year alone and is now serving 39 rural and urban regions around the country.